Category Archives: Stuarts 1603 – 1714 Period

Stuart period in Hampshire’s History dates 1603-1714
id77 Monarchs: Charles I, Charles II, James II, Anne,Mary II,William III

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

Wymering Manor in Portsmouth is one of Hampshire’s oldest and allegedly, most haunted houses. From the outside it presents a bit of a sorry state and it’s exterior belies it’s ancient past but it is a house full on intrigue and mystery. Continue Reading

Abbey House Winchester

Abbey House Winchester

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Winchester Historical Landmarks

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Winchester Historical LandmarksAbbey House, built upon land once a gift to Queen Mary Tudor and now the residence of the Mayor of Winchester The site of Abbey House was once occupied by the Abbey of St Mary and St Edburga, formerly the Saxon Nunnaminster. When… Continue Reading

Paulet Family in Hampshire

Paulet Family in Hampshire

The Paulet family are an ancient and important family in Hampshire and also played an important role in the history of England. Memorials to the Paulet family and it’s variant spellings abound in churches around the county. Continue Reading