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Sir William Constable

Sir William Constable

Person  Male  Born 1590  Died 15/6/1655

From Yorkshire. MP for Scarborough and then Knaresborough. Colonel of a regiment of foot in Cromwell's Parliamentary army, governor of Gloucester and one of the signatories to the death warrant of Charles I. Buried Westminster Abbey. When Charles II was restored to the throne he ordered the disinterment of the bodies of Oliver Cromwell and his supporters, including Constable, and their reburial in an unmarked pit in St Margaret's churchyard, Westminster.

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When Charles II was restored to the throne he issued Royal Warrant, dated 9 S...

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