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Rumbold, Richardlocked

(c. 1622–1685)
  • Robin Clifton

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Rumbold, Richard (c. 1622–1685), conspirator, joined the parliamentarian army early in the civil war at the age of nineteen, losing an eye in the conflict, so that in later life he was known as Hannibal after the one-eyed Carthaginian general. Though still a private soldier he was chosen as one of the guards surrounding the scaffold when ...

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