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Rebellion & Revolt

Rebellion & Revolt

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Brace yourselves for a summer steeped in intrigue and conflict as the Museum of East Dorset unveils its captivating new exhibition, Rebellion and Revolt.

This thought-provoking exhibit is now open and delves into two pivotal national struggles that profoundly impacted Dorset: the English Civil War of the 1640s and the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685.

Rebellion and Revolt isn’t just about battles and bloodshed. It’s about the agonising choices that ordinary Dorset residents faced during these turbulent times. Imagine the year is 1642. Parliament has clashed with the Crown, plunging the nation into civil war. Do you side with the Roundheads, champions of Parliament? Or do you cast your lot with the Cavaliers, loyal to King Charles I? The answer wasn’t straightforward. Religious beliefs, political allegiances, and even family ties could pull you in opposing directions. This exhibition will challenge visitors to consider the moral complexities of these conflicts and the potentially fatal consequences of picking the wrong side.

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Event Email Address - info@museumofeastdorset.co.uk

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27/04/2024 to
12/10/2024
 

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