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Thomas Rainsborough

Person  Male  Born 1610  Died 29/10/1648

Grew up in Wapping.  A spokesman for the Levellers and a colonel in the New Model Army.  Killed by a Royalist raiding party during the siege of Pontefract.  The Levellers arranged for his funeral, 14 November 1648, to also be a mass demonstration for their cause.

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Thomas Rainsborough was buried in this churchyard on the 14th November 1648 a...

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