This Day in History May 28, 1644

By Ruth on May 28, 2014 in England, history
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Abbey from the river Bolton England
It was on this date in 1644, that the infamous Bolton massacre occurred.  I was a particulsrly brutal part of the English civil war.  Although casualties are uncertain, 1600 may have been killed.  From what I can tell, religious differences fueled much of this war.

For more info:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolton_Massacre
http://www.information-britain.co.uk/famdates.php?id=1364

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