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Wiltshire Community History

Timeline for Date 1642

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Broughton Gifford 1642-1651 Monkton Manor accommodates soldiers fighting for Cromwell's parliamentarian army during the Civil War.
Cricklade 1642 Sir Anthony Hungerford bequeaths land at Purton, the income from which to be used to buy overcoats for 14 of the most deserving poor
Downton 1642 Charles I stayed in Moot House, newly built.
Marlborough 1642 Town captured by Royalists in the Civil War; the town's gallows last used to execute 2 Welshmen who deserted from the Royalist forces
Wiltshire 1642 English civil war breaks out between forces of Parliament and the King



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