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The Lordship of Entwistle: From Edgeworth to Edgehill and beyond

Entwistle

As we’ve said in previous articles, although Lordships were often in place before William the Conqueror invaded, it was William who formalised their existence. Entwistle is very different in this respect, however. It was created in 1212, under King John’s reign, by one of his trusted knights, William… and it’s proved to have quite some…

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On this day 23rd October, Battle of Edgehill…

1642– Battle of Edgehill First major battle of the First English Civil War. It was fought near Edge Hill and Kineton in southern Warwickshire.  Both King and Parliament raised large armies to gain their way by force of arms.  King Charles decided to march on London in order to force a decisive confrontation with Parliament’s main army, commanded by the Earl of Essex.…

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