BoAr: FNQ: C17 Civil War
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Interactive version ©2006 R.J.PENHEY
The Bourne Archive
Part 36. January 1898.
This quarterly periodical took the form of a forum in
which people sent in questions about the history, ecology and so on of the
Seventeenth Century Civil War.
“Here lyeth interred the body of Laurence Wiltshire Rector of this place whose Piety to his dear Mother the Church was such that in the late Rebellion when she lay wallowing in dust and Cloud he faithfully bore her company ; and for his Loyalty it was of that noble strain that he did not only shed tears in private, but engaged in publick for his pious and Anointed Master And as an encouragement to Piety and Loyalty Heaven was pleased to bless him with a hopeful Offspring, five sons and three Daughters, and crowned him with length of Daies, dying aged 64. Who Departed this life upon Wednesday being the first of March 1681-2.”
Is anything known
of any special services this loyal Divine rendered to the King’s cause? He does
not appear to have been connected with