Tag Archives: Civil War

Messages to Parliamentarians at Wem

This extract is from a handwritten history of the parish of Myddle, which was written by Richard Gough in about 1700. He used as his guide a plan of the … Continue reading

Siege at Shrawardine

During the Civil War, buildings were pulled down if they were too close to defensive positions so that defending troops had a clear line of attack.  In Shrawardine, this type … Continue reading

Charles I at Shrewsbury

This engraving is a later representation of an event which took place at Shrewsbury in 1642.  It shows Charles I addressing his Royalist supporters at the Gaye Meadow, at the … Continue reading