Tag Archives: Cheshire

Sealed Knot – English Civil War

The Sealed Knot Societies’ recreation of the English Civil War battle of Nantwich, Cheshire. Pikemen ready for  inspection. A ‘pike’ is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear formerly used extensively by infantry. Pikes were used regularly in European … Continue reading

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Sealed Knot

The Sealed Knot is an English historical association and charity, dedicated to costumed reenactment of battles and events surrounding the English Civil War. It takes its name from the original Sealed Knot, a secret association aimed at the restoration of … Continue reading

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Three Shires Head

Three Shires head is the is the point on Axe Edge Moor where Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire meet. Reportedly it was taken advantage of in the past by local crooks who in the past could commit a crime in one … Continue reading

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Autumn mist – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Autumn mist along the canal near Rode Heath in South Cheshire, England.

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Ploughed field – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ‘We plough the fields and scatter the good seed on the ground…’. I think that this image was taken in Cheshire and that it may be Beeston Castle … Continue reading

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Black Bear Inn, Sandbach – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Sandbach is a market town in Cheshire. Known as ‘Sanbec’ in 1086, ‘Sondbache’ (also ‘Sondebache’) in 1260, and ‘Sandbitch’ in the 17th–18th centuries, Sandbach derives its name from … Continue reading

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An English Summer Sunday – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. A sunny Sunday afternoon in Chester. People sit and stroll along the banks of the River Dee as the brass band plays a selection of popular music in … Continue reading

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