Saturday, March 8, 2008


I'm eventually going to actually post something original and relevant on this blog. Preoccupation with life in the 21st century seems to be hampering the creative flow.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

TIMELINES: This date in 1643

The King replies to Parliament's terms for a cessation; amongst other measures, he insists that naval commanders and governors of fortified towns be appointed by him.

-from British Civil Wars, Commonwealth & Protectorate, 1639-60

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

THIS DATE IN 1642...

The House of Lords issues a declaration proclaiming the power of Parliament to act for the good of the nation's defence independently of the King. The Militia Ordinance passed, giving Parliament control of the county Trained Bands

-from British Civil Wars, Commonwealth & Protectorate, 1639-60

Monday, March 3, 2008

THIS DATE IN 1643...

Sir William Waller occupied Winchester.

British Civil Wars, Commonwealth & Protectorate 1638-60

I really like this website. It's chock full of information and the timelines for each year from 1638 to 1660 are a nice feature.