End of July 1665 - Charles II comes to Salisbury to escape the Plague

729px-Charles_II_(Hawker).jpg.jpg’) At the end of July 1665, Charles II came to Salisbury. He had left London to escape the Great Plague. He stayed until the middle of September[1]”.

Image Credit

Peter Lely [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


[1] The Popular History Of Old & New Sarum. T. J. Northy, Published by the Wiltshire County Mirror & Express Co. Ltd., 1897. Page 206. Available digitally on the Internet Archive - URL: https://archive.org/stream/popularhistoryof00nort/popularhistoryof00nort_djvu.txt.