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  • The hidden story of the Calvinists (often called Huguenots) who came from overseas to settle on drained lands on the Great Fen Levels in the 17th century

  • Invited by Francis, Earl of Bedford and Cromwell, about 500 French or Flemish speaking foreigners came to live in Thorney village in East Anglia in the late 1600s. They became respected members of the community, their skills enabling the newly drained land to become the farms that are here today.

  • Easy to read and well researched. A valuable background resource for anyone interested in Settler connections, social history or examples of family history

  • Many illustrations, colour and black and white photography including images from the community pageants of 1990 and 1992.

Cromwell's Settlers - 17th Century Thorney


£4.95 if you physically buy from The Thorney Society or it is an additional
£2.95 for Postage & Packaging - Royal Mail 2nd Class

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