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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast figure
District
Winchester
Town
Winchester
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21979
Current location

Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral Close
Winchester
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 9LS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 48231 29263
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FIGURE OF THE SIR JOHN CLOBERY WITH LEFT ARM ON HIS HIP AND BRANDISHING A STAFF IN HIS RIGHT HAND. SET IN AN OVAL RECESS FAMILY COAT OF ARMS (?) ABOVE TEXT
Inscription
SIR JOHN CLOBERY. CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH GENERAL MONK AND INVOLVED IN THE PLANNING OF MONK'S MARCH SOUTH WITH THE CONDSTREAM GUARDS IN SUPPORT OF CHARLES II. (NOT EXACT WORDING) EXACT WORDING CONTINUES: "AND WHAT MONK AND HE (CLOBERY) HIMSELF HAD PLANNNED IN SCOTLAND, THIS WHEN THEY CAME TO LONDON THEY EASILY PUT INTO EFFECT. THUS THEY RESTORED PEACE TO ENGLAND, AND CHARLES THE SECOND TO THE THRONE, THE WHOLE PEOPLE APPLAUDING....AMIDST THE NOISE OF ARMS...HE APPLIED HIMSELF SEDULOUSLY (A THING RARELY FOUND IN SOLDIERS) TO HUMANE LETTERS AND HE SEEMED TO HAVE GROWN OLD AT ATHENS RATHER THAN IN CAMP."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • English Civil Wars (1642-1651)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL
Reference
  • THE MILITARY MEMORIALS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL by GOLDSMITH, RFK 25 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:THE FRIENDS OF WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL 1974 WINCHESTER

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