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The Business of Yorkshire - Major Personalities.

Leading figures involved in the Civil War in this region are

Sir Thomas Fairfax

Lord Ferdinando Fairfax.

John Lambert

William Cavendish, Marquis of Newcastle

There are several others notables who participated in the events in the theatre notably Royalists Lord George Goring, Sir Marmaduke Langdale, Sir William Saville. Sir John Glemham, Sir John Belasyse and for Parliament the scheming Hothams, Sir John and his son, Captain John, who were both court martialled and executed in 1645.

More detailed accounts of the life of Sir Thomas Fairfax, John Lambert, William Cavendish, Marquis of Newcastle and Sir Marmaduke Langdale can be found at the following sites. Click on the links below.






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