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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Parishes Rowde

    strip beneath the western escarpment of Roundway Down . 1 The height of the land varies between 200 and 300 ft. above sea-level, being higher in the east, near the foot of Roundway Down . Rowde Ford , a stream

    Parishes Bishop's Cannings

    To meet increased demands a new bore hole was sunk in 1944 at Bourton . 25 In July 1643 Roundway Down was the scene of a defeat of the Parliamentary forces under Waller by the Royalist army under Hopton .

    Parliamentary history 1629-1660

    the siege by the return of Maurice and Wilmot with reinforcements, Waller gave battle at Roundway Down and had his army destroyed. 83 Roundway Down ushered in a period when the parliamentary fortunes in Wiltshire sank to their lowest point.

    Sport

    did not lose a match. At first games were played in a field near Quakers Walk, and sometimes on Roundway Down , but in 1886 the club moved to Roundway Park . In 1900 it was re-formed on the old

    Parishes Potterne

    the history of Potterne . In 1643 the Parliamentary general Sir William Waller was defeated by the Royalists at Roundway Down , only 4 miles from Potterne . He may have billetted his troops in Potterne , and it is

  • * British History Online * *

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    Index, W, 01 January 1642-31 December 1643

    stop Hertford and Hopton, 292 follows them, 295 reported victories, 301, 304. respected as experienced soldier, 298 defeat at Roundway Down, escapes to Bristol, 304 defeat celebrated at Oxford, 305. Londoners incline to make general of their army, 305. -,

    Venice, July 1643, 01 July 1643-31 July 1643

    At Adwalton Moor, on the 10th July. Nathaniel Tompkins and Richard Chaloner. Not in the file. The battle of Roundway Down on the 13 23 July. His second wife Anne Finch daughter of the first earl of Winchelsea. The extract

    Preface

    Earl of Newcastle, and a month later the Royalists gained two victories over Waller at Lansdown, near Bath, and Roundway Down, near Devizes, following on which Rupert took Bristol by storm, the last and most serious loss that the Parliament Subscribers-only content

    Preface

    expense. Waller was ambitious and aspired to an i ndependent command. Although he had only recently been defeated at Roundway Down he was the darling of the Londoners and succeeded in getting himself made commander of a new army being

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    fall, being twelve feet deep in many places. A mail in charge of four horses has been lost oil Roundway Down, and was found strandingl dead in the snow. Another carter was found dead by the roadside, and a third Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    and a letter - secreted there, no doubt, by someone who, the morning after, got his last hurt ou Roundway Down. The guineas were being speedily melted into liquor when the finder's suiden accession of wealth aroused suspicion. But the Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    guineas, to be called "The Herbert Ml' moria Champion Challenge Cup," to be sho for 2 „a Iv on Roundway Down near Devizes, until it shall be wo" 8 m in succession by tbe same individual, to be open to Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Gosport to Browdon, at Win- chester to Tegdown, in the Isle of Wight to Park- hurst Forest, at Devizes to Roundway Down, at Dorchester to Poundbury Down, at Portland to the Verne Plateau, and at Weymouth to the North Plateau. Subscribers-only content

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