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King Charles I Tower, Chester

Charles entered the city on the evening of the 23rd of September 1645. The Parliamentarians, lead by Sydenham Poyntz, were informed that Charles had entered the city, and marched through the night to meet the Royalist forces. Charles watched the ensueing batle from the tower.



to Charles:

A King’s Present Day Musings:


One of the most unique places i have ever seen. 
The tower inspires and captures the imagination. A thing of beauty on the skyline and without doubt a jewel of Chester.
Always excited to see it and can imagine the King stood at the top. If the tower and walls could speak...

Timeline:       1645

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