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Mark Turnbull

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Since childhood I have been a passionate enthusiast of seventeenth century history, taking part in battle re-enactments and visiting historic sites. I am 29 years old, live in Durham, England. Apart from personal enjoyment, I decided to write because I wanted to contribute to knowledge of the 17th century, and help keep the historical events alive.

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Mark Turnbull A talk about the 1st Marquis of Montrose which me and three others are going to deliver at the National Civil War Centre - Newark on 30th November.…moreA talk about the 1st Marquis of Montrose which me and three others are going to deliver at the National Civil War Centre - Newark on 30th November. This is designed to raise the profile of Charles I's Scottish general.(less)
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Siege of Nantwich 1644

NANTWICH, Cheshire.
Early morning. 18th January 1644.

In 1644 the British Civil War was ravaging the realm. The royalists supporting King Charles I were in the ascent in Cheshire, with Nantwich being the last bastion holding out for Parliament. On 18th January the town faced becoming the next victim of Baron John Byron of Rochdale, a brutal commander whose heart was as cold as that January’s sno... Read more of this blog post »
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"NANTWICH, Cheshire. Early morning. 18th January 1644. In 1644 the British Civil War was ravaging the realm. The royalists supporting King Charles I were in the ascent in Cheshire, with Nantwich being the last bastion holding out for Parliament. ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Memoirs of the Most Renowned James Graham, Marquis of Montrose by George Wishart
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Very good contemporary source close to Montrose and very interesting but also useful for when writing about the period.
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