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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…

Musketeer Katherine

Manc’s Mugs: Katherine the Musketeer We recently introduced a new feature on our Instagram account – Manchesters’ Mugs! It’s our way of introducing you to a face of our regiment. We feature favourite photos from a member of The Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Foote along with their reasons why each image is special and some of the stories…

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Claydon House – 25 & 26 August

Marking 50 years of The Sealed Knot Where: Claydon House, Buckinghamshire When: 25-26 August This August, The Sealed Knot celebrates 50 years of bringing the English Civil War to life. Founded in 1968 by Brigadier Peter Young and still Britain’s largest single reenactment group, for five decades the society has commemorated this pivotal moment in…

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Elder Pike Sergeant Ian

We recently introduced new feature on our Instagram account – Manchesters’ Mugs! It’s our way of introducing you to a face of our regiment. We featured favourite photos from a member of The Earl of Manchester’s Regiment of Foote along with their reasons why each image is special and some of the stories about why they love…

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Drummer Amber

Meet a face of Manchester’s regiment with #mancsmugs – Drummer Amber Last week we ran a new feature on our regiment’s Instagram account – Manchesters’ Mugs! It’s our way of introducing you to a face of our regiment. We featured favourite photos from a member of ‘Manchester’s foote’ along with their reasons why each image…

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What’s in a name – why is the term ‘The English Civil War’ wrong?

The English Civil Wars, The British Civil Wars, The English Revolution, The Puritan Revolution, The Great Rebellion, The Wars of the Three Kingdoms… one thing pretty much all historians of the period agree on is that the term ‘The English Civil War’ isn’t accurate (the old joke goes that it’s incorrect in three ways – it wasn’t English, it…

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