Place:


Moyles Court  Hampshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Moyles Court like this:

MOYLES COURT, an old mansion, now a farm-house, in Ellingham parish, Hants; among wooded hills, 3 miles N of Ringwood. It was the seat of the Lisles, one of whom, Col. Lisle, was one of the judges on the trial of Charles I.; and it gave shelter to certain fugitives from the field of Sedgemoor, at the hand of the Colonel'swidow, Lady Lisle, who, for that act, though herself of undoubted loyalty, was condemned to death at Winchester by Judge Jeffreys. ...


Her story is graphically toldin Lord Macauley's " History of England;" and is the subject of a fresco in the new palace of Westminster, where she is represented concealing the fugitives. A monument of her is in Ellingham churchyard.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ellingham

Moyles Court through time

Moyles Court is now part of New Forest district. Click here for graphs and data of how New Forest has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Moyles Court itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Moyles Court, in New Forest and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24032

Date accessed: 12th June 2024


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