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17th century pageant, English Civil War Re-enactment group brought over for the Tynwald Millennium celebrations, Castle Rushen

Date(s): June 1979

Creator(s): Manx Press Pictures

Language: eng

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/13633/1/1979/487/1

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Part of English Civil War Renactment group brought over as part of the Millennium events . Grandstands were erected in the square and the Siege of Castle Rushen where Countess Charlotte held out against Parliamentary forces . The event was very realistic with cannon being fired and burning dummies falling from battlements! - Derek Mulhern Report this