- John Penruddock
Sir John Penruddocke (1619-1655) was an English Cavalier during the
English Civil Warand the English Interregnumwho led the Penruddock uprisingof 1655.
Sealed Knotplanned an insurrection for March 1655. There were plans to seize Salisbury, Newcastle, Yorkand Winchesterand to instigate smaller uprisings in Nottinghamshireand Cheshire. The New Model Armygarrison in Winchester was reinforced shortly before the uprising so plans to attack it were abandoned. No men answered the call in Cheshire, but risings did take place in the other places. However, at all of the locations except Salisbury, the Royalists disbanded without a fight due to lack of support.
Sir John Penruddocke along with Sir
Joseph Wagstaffeorganised and led the Royalist uprising in the West. On March 11Penruddocke, with between 300 and 400 other Cavaliers, took Salisbury and raised the Royal standard. The next morning he led his followers out of Salisbury heading west through Blandford, Sherborneand Yeovilhoping to pick up more supporters, but a single troop of horse of the New Model Army under Captain Unton Crookdefeated them after a three-hour street fight in South Moltonin Devonon 14 March. Most of the Royalists either fled or were killed but Crook captured Penruddocke and the other ringleaders. For his part in the rebellion Penruddocke was beheaded in May 1655. Some other Royalists who took part were executed and 70 were shipped to the West Indiesand sold as indentured labour(slaves).
* [http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/5853/Disbrowe/ch_08.html Original letters and other communications] between
Oliver Cromwelland Major General of the West John DisbroweThey are all dated 1654 which conflicts with the other sources.
* [http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/glossary/penruddocks-uprising.htm Penruddock's Uprising, 1655]
* [http://www.reenacting.co.uk/henry-wansey.shtml Biography] of
Henry Wanseywho was in Salisbury at the time of the uprising
* [http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/guide17/timeline33.html Sealed Knot]
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