Explore the fascinating story of Rycote Park through our timeline.
Learn more about Rycote's medieval origins, the rise and decline of the great Tudor mansion, its royal visitors and its place in local and British history.
The English Civil Wars and Interregnum
In June 1643, the Parliamentarian officer Sir Samuel Luke was sent intelligence of Royalist horse being located at and around Rycote...
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'Came home well fuz'd': Entertainments in the Restoration era
After celebrating the defeat of the Duke of Monmouth's rebellion against James II at Rycote, Anthony Wood recorded that the University troop "came home well fuz'd".
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The fire of 1745
Late on the night of 12 November 1745 a fire broke out at Rycote...
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