Savage History

Of Birth & Marriage
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The following account contains Letters received from Lucy Walter regarding her marriage to King Charles II and then birth of Prince James, later Duke of Monmouth

The following account contains Letters received from Lucy Walter regarding her marriage to King Charles II and then birth of Prince James, later Duke of Monmouth

The following account contains Letters received from Lucy Walter regarding her marriage to King Charles II and then birth of Prince James, later Duke of Monmouth

Of False Accounts
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An account regarding the birth of Prince James, Duke of Monmouth and secret marriage between Lucy Walter and King Charles II later covered up, now forgotten.

An account regarding the birth of Prince James, Duke of Monmouth and secret marriage between Lucy Walter and King Charles II later covered up, now forgotten.

An account regarding the birth of Prince James, Duke of Monmouth and secret marriage between Lucy Walter and King Charles II later covered up, now forgotten.

Of Life & Times
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This site tells my story and details the events that are now long forgotten. In this age of intrigue, trust no one for no one trusts you. That is the Savage Truth.

This site tells my story and details the events that are now long forgotten. In this age of intrigue, trust no one for no one trusts you. That is the Savage Truth.

This site tells my story and details the events that are now long forgotten. In this age of intrigue, trust no one for no one trusts you. That is the Savage Truth.

Of Marriage Contracts
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Account looking at 17th Century Marriage Contracts 1644 to 1699 particularly between King Charles II and Lucy Walter parents of James, Duke of Monmouth

Account looking at 17th Century Marriage Contracts 1644 to 1699 particularly between King Charles II and Lucy Walter parents of James, Duke of Monmouth

Account looking at 17th Century Marriage Contracts 1644 to 1699 particularly between King Charles II and Lucy Walter parents of James, Duke of Monmouth

Of Mean Creatures
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This is an account of the family of Lucy Walter which details relationships, parents and siblings plus their homes in Exeter, Pembrokeshire and Covent Garden, London. This counters Diarist John Eveyln's description of Lucy's family as 'mean creatures.

This is an account of the family of Lucy Walter which details relationships, parents and siblings plus their homes in Exeter, Pembrokeshire and Covent Garden, London. This counters Diarist John Eveyln's description of Lucy's family as 'mean creatures.

This is an account of the family of Lucy Walter which details relationships, parents and siblings plus their homes in Exeter, Pembrokeshire and Covent Garden, London. This counters Diarist John Eveyln's description of Lucy's family as 'mean creatures.

Of Sir Gilbert Gerard
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This is an account of the witness Sir Gilbert Gerard and his appearance at the Black Box enquiry 26th April 1680 in front of King Charles II in relational to his marriage to Lucy Walter

This is an account of the witness Sir Gilbert Gerard and his appearance at the Black Box enquiry 26th April 1680 in front of King Charles II in relational to his marriage to Lucy Walter

This is an account of the witness Sir Gilbert Gerard and his appearance at the Black Box enquiry 26th April 1680 in front of King Charles II in relational to his marriage to Lucy Walter

Of the Black Box
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This is an account of the Black Box enquiry by King Charles II on 26th April 1680 into existence of a 'Box' containing a marriage contract between himself and Lucy Walter

This is an account of the Black Box enquiry by King Charles II on 26th April 1680 into existence of a 'Box' containing a marriage contract between himself and Lucy Walter

This is an account of the Black Box enquiry by King Charles II on 26th April 1680 into existence of a 'Box' containing a marriage contract between himself and Lucy Walter

Of a Kings’ Birth
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A fictional account of the Birth of James, Duke of Monmouth, 9th April 1649 in Peter & Margaret Gosfright house in Rotterdam. Hints at the secret marriage between Lucy Walter and Charles Stuart.

A fictional account of the Birth of James, Duke of Monmouth, 9th April 1649 in Peter & Margaret Gosfright house in Rotterdam. Hints at the secret marriage between Lucy Walter and Charles Stuart.

A fictional account of the Birth of James, Duke of Monmouth, 9th April 1649 in Peter & Margaret Gosfright house in Rotterdam. Hints at the secret marriage between Lucy Walter and Charles Stuart.

Of the Siege of Dunkirk
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An account of the siege of Dunkirk and the actions of the Anglo-French Armies before the battle in the Dunes of 1658 

An account of the siege of Dunkirk and the actions of the Anglo-French Armies before the battle in the Dunes of 1658 

An account of the siege of Dunkirk and the actions of the Anglo-French Armies before the battle in the Dunes of 1658 

Of the Fight in the Dunes
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An account of the Battle of Dunkirk as fought between the Anglo-French and Spanish Armies in the Dunes on 4th June 1658

An account of the Battle of Dunkirk as fought between the Anglo-French and Spanish Armies in the Dunes on 4th June 1658

An account of the Battle of Dunkirk as fought between the Anglo-French and Spanish Armies in the Dunes on 4th June 1658

Of Plans for Invasion
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An account of plans for the invasion of England to restore the liberties and property of the common people under the Duke of Monmouth

An account of plans for the invasion of England to restore the liberties and property of the common people under the Duke of Monmouth

An account of plans for the invasion of England to restore the liberties and property of the common people under the Duke of Monmouth

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This is site is all about the Life & Times of the Duke of Monmouth and the now forgotten events of the 17th Century (1644 to 1699) through the eye’s of William Savage. This is an age of intrigue so you can trust no one, for no one trusts you and that is the Savage Truth

It is now safe to publish my memoirs, as time has overtaken everyone of consequence and they can no longer reach me or my family. It’s now time to tell the truth of the royal blood, the Black Box, of bloody murders, secret marriages, blackmail, war and rebellion.

My long and colourful life, has not been without adventure. I have lost many friends and had the pleasure of many more. My travels have taken me across Europe and into the exotic Orient, I’ve seen the wild woods of the Americas and damp bogs of Ireland. Now, its time to share my Memoirs before they return with me back into the dust.

This site tells my story and details the events that are now long forgotten. In this age of intrigue, trust no one for no one trusts you. That is the Savage Truth.

Now follow the news from London and aboard:

Edinburgh, June 1. 1685
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News of the Earl of Argyle and his march from movements from Campbeltown with now over 2500 supporters.

News of the Earl of Argyle and his march from movements from Campbeltown with now over 2500 supporters.

News of the Earl of Argyle and his march from movements from Campbeltown with now over 2500 supporters.

Edinburgh, June 6. 1685
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An account of the skirmishes at Glendarroch and Greenock between the forces of King and the rebels.

An account of the skirmishes at Glendarroch and Greenock between the forces of King and the rebels.

An account of the skirmishes at Glendarroch and Greenock between the forces of King and the rebels.

Edinburgh, June 9. 1685
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Earl of Argyll withdraws to Loch Fyne, whilst Scotch troops leave Holland.

Earl of Argyll withdraws to Loch Fyne, whilst Scotch troops leave Holland.

Earl of Argyll withdraws to Loch Fyne, whilst Scotch troops leave Holland.

Edinburgh, June 11. 1685
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News of Argyll's move to engage with the Kings force reaches London

News of Argyll's move to engage with the Kings force reaches London

News of Argyll's move to engage with the Kings force reaches London

Whitehall, June 13. 1685
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The King gets the news, that Monmouth has landed at Lyme.

The King gets the news, that Monmouth has landed at Lyme.

The King gets the news, that Monmouth has landed at Lyme.

Westminster, June 16. 1685
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Today the Act of Attainder against James, Duke of Monmouth for High Treason gets royal assent.

Today the Act of Attainder against James, Duke of Monmouth for High Treason gets royal assent.

Today the Act of Attainder against James, Duke of Monmouth for High Treason gets royal assent.

Whitehall, June 17. 1685
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News reaches London of the Bridport fight, at which the Rebels are defeated.

News reaches London of the Bridport fight, at which the Rebels are defeated.

News reaches London of the Bridport fight, at which the Rebels are defeated.

Edinburgh, June 18. 1685
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New reaches London of the capture of the Rebel ships, yet the Scotch Rebels still move towards Glasgow

New reaches London of the capture of the Rebel ships, yet the Scotch Rebels still move towards Glasgow

New reaches London of the capture of the Rebel ships, yet the Scotch Rebels still move towards Glasgow

Edinburgh, June 19. 1685
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The Kings forces have forced the Rebels to cross the Clyde in some disorder and we expect word of Argyll's capture daily.

The Kings forces have forced the Rebels to cross the Clyde in some disorder and we expect word of Argyll's capture daily.

The Kings forces have forced the Rebels to cross the Clyde in some disorder and we expect word of Argyll's capture daily.

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