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Follow our blog for up-to-date information on our events, discover more about the fascinating history of the English Civil Wars, and get the chance to meet some of our members…

Find out where we’re battling this summer!

Fancy stepping back in time to one of the most tumultuous periods in British history? Do you want to hear drums call ranks of musketeers and pikemen to order, cannons roaring besides them as preachers and officers exhort them into battle? Do you want to see how life was lived by ordinary people during the 17th Century? We have…

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Besiege Newark! This July, the Sealed Knot returns!

The Queen’s Sconce has stood next to the town of Newark since 1644, when it formed part of the vast network of defences thrown up to protect this Royalist bastion from Parliamentarian forces. This July, the Sealed Knot will be returning to Newark to stage a battle reenactment on the sconce, one of the best-preserved English…

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ECW Q&A: Women, know your place – did anyone fight for votes for women during the English Civil Wars?

Over on Twitter we asked if there were any questions people would like answered about history, politics, and society during the English Civil Wars. First up was Mat, who asked “Was the question of “the poorest She” – female suffrage – ever raised by any of the revolutionary groups during the English Civil War?” Thanks for the…

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