The Battle of Worcester took place on 3 September 1651 at Worcester, England, and was the final battle of the English Civil War. Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentarian New Model Army, 28,000 strong, defeated King Charles II's 16,000 Royalists, of whom the vast majority were Scottish.
Droitwich Spa is a town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River Salwarpe. It is located approximately 22 miles (35 km) south of Birmingham and 12 miles (19 km) west of Redditch.
Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre is a Grade II* listed 19th-century house built in the style of an elaborate French château near Droitwich Spa in Worcestershire, England. Of the large mansions in Worcestershire supported by industrial fortunes, Sir Nicolas Pevsner judged Impney to be "the showiest of them all in the county". Once a family home for local industrialist John Corbett, Chateau Impney has been a hotel since 1925.
The second and longest Siege of Worcester( 21 May – 23 July 1646) took place towards the end of the First English Civil War, when Parliamentary forces under the command of Thomas Rainsborough besieged the city of Worcester, accepting the capitulation of the Royalist defenders on 22 July. The next day the Royalists formally surrendered possession of the city and the Parliamentarians entered Worcester 33 days after the siege began.
Dodderhill is a village and civil parish, near Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, located on the River Salwarpe. The parish is bisected by the M5 motorway, constructed in 1962. It is home to the Droitwich transmitting station in Wychbold.
John Wilde (1590–1669) was an English lawyer and politician. As a serjeant-at-law he was referred to as Serjeant Wilde before he was appointed judge. He was a judge, chief baron of the exchequer, and member of the Council of State of the Commonwealth period.
Samuel Fell D.D. was an English academic and clergyman, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford during the First English Civil War.
George Wylde, sometimes Wild or Wilde, was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1584 and 1611.
George Wylde was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1628 and 1650.
Edmund Wylde or Edmund Wilde was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1646 to 1653.
Sir Walter Blount, 1st Baronet of Sodington in the parish of Mamble in Worcestershire, was a Member of Parliament for Droitwich in 1624 and supported the Royalist cause in the Civil War.
Rowland Berkeley of Worcester and Spetchley was an English clothier and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1593 and 1611.
Thomas Wylde was an English politician and administrator. His residence was The Commandery, Worcester.
Rowland Berkeley (1613–1696) of Cotheridge Worcestershire was an English politician, only son of William Berkeley (1582–1658) of Cotheridge and his wife Margaret, daughter of Thomas Chettle of Worcester. Rowland's father, William, was eldest son and heir to Rowland Berkeley of Spetchley, Worcester clothier and politician.
Thomas Hull was an English politician.
Salwarpe is a small village in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, England, less than two miles south west of Droitwich, but in open country. The name is also spelled Salwarp, and in the time of John Leland was recorded as Salop. No longer a civil parish in its own right, Salwarpe now shares a parish council with Hindlip and Martin Hussingtree.
Roger Corbet (c.1501–1538) was an English politician and landowner of the Tudor Period. A member of the Shropshire landed gentry, he represented the Borough of Truro in the English Reformation Parliament.