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Letter To King William & Queen Mary Invasion Of Teignmouth 1690 By The French For Sale
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INTERESTING PRINTED LETTER TO KING WILLIAM AND QUEEN MARYASKING FOR HELP AFTER THE INVASION OF TEIGNMOUTH IN 1690OAK FRAMED AND GLAZED17 X 13 INCHESHISTORICALLY IMPORTANT ORIGINAL DOCUMENT DATED 1690HAND SIGNED TO LOWER RIGHT HAND CORNERSEE ALL IMAGES TO ASSESSTeignmouth had in previous times been divided into two manors, East and West.The Lords of the Manors had suffered greatly during the Civil War inEngland, for both had been royalists. Later in 1690, Teignmouth saw the last invasion ofBritainwhen French troops landed on English soil.No doubt enraged by the news that James II had been defeated at the Battle of Boyne inIreland, the French troops landed and destroyed most ofWest Teignmouthby fire. The local churches were ransacked and the parish records destroyed, yet despite all this no lives were lost. The damage caused by the fire cost about £11,000. The only building that survived the fire was the public house, The Jolly Sailor situated near to the docks.All the original buildings at the docks were destroyed by the fire and were rebuilt and some still remain today.
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