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Website Tribute To Shaftesbury Men Who Tried To Calm Civil War Conflict

Haydn Wheeler has set up a website detailing the story of the Clubmen.

During the English Civil War, large groups of Shaftesbury area men became fed-up with the divisive conflict between Royalists and Cromwell supporters.

The Clubmen met on local hilltops including Duncliffe Hill, Hambledon Hill and Shaftesbury’s Castle Hill to plan their action.

Listen at 7:07 and find out more at Haydn’s website here.