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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Winchester
Town
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21929
Current location

ON A PILLAR BEHIND THE PULPIT
Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral Close
Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 48217 29270
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE
Inscription
RENOWED MARTIALIST (RICHARD BOWLES HAVING) DONE WOUNDERS AT YE BATTLE OF EDGE-HILL (LOST HIS LIFE INT HE DEFENCE OF ALTON CHURCH AGAINST THE) REBELLS. (THE KING WHEN HE HE HEARD THE NEWS, CRIED) BRING ME A MOORNING SCARFE, I HAVE LOST ONE OF THE BEST COMMANDERS IN THIS KINGDOM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE MILITARY MEMORIALS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL by GOLDSMITH, RFK 2 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE FRIENDS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1974 WINCHESTER

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