THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

February 20th, 1644 – The Parliamentarians nab the Weymouth gunrunners near Dorchester, destroying their ring and relieving them of gold valued at over three thousand pounds in 1644 terms.

February 20th, 1645 – In a forerunner of similar situations that would frequently arise in our Revolutionary War over a century later, Parliamentarian troops in Henley mutiny and refuse to march until they receive their back pay. Colonel Edward Montague and Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Gryme see to it that the men are paid what they are due.  

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2 responses to “THIS DATE IN ENGLISH CIVIL WAR HISTORY

  1. Glenda Short

    Interesting conflict to read about. Luv the short format.

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