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Battle of Preston 1715

Preston Historical Society present The Battle of Preston, 1715 and its aftermath by Dr. Bill Shannon

On Monday 7 December 2015, there will be a talk and presentation given by Dr. Bill Shannon, to the members and visitors of the Preston Historical Society at Preston Minster […]

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‘1715’ Free Family Friendly Events Mark the Anniversary of the Last Battle on English Soil

300 years ago the last battle on English soil took place. In November 1715, Jacobite and Government armies fought on the streets of Preston, building barricades and setting fire to […]

6 years ago
Jacobite Battle of Preston Anniversary wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Preston City Council has received £49,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, The Last Battle on English Soil – Commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of […]

6 years ago
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