Col Edward Whalley

Col Edward Whalley (HMNAE)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 18.473', W 72° 55.609'

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In Memory of the Regicide
Col Edward Whalley
Son of Richard Whalley Esq a member of Parliament in the last days of Queen Elizabeth and first cousin of Oliver Cromwell. A stalwart Puritan he rose to high command in the Civil Wars. He was the fourth signer of the death warrant of King Charles 1st was one of the major generals governing England under Cromwell and after serving two Parliaments was elevated to Cromwells Other House. In 1660 at the restoration of the monarchy he fled to America with his son in law Wm Goffe. Excluded from the Act of Indemnity they came to New Haven and were hidden in the homes of Rev John Davenport and William Jones subsequently in a cave on West Rock and in Milford. Thence they went to Hadley Massachusetts where they remained concealed in the home of the Rev John Russell. There Whalley died 1674/5 and there found sepulture.
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673548 N 4575009
Decimal Degrees41.30788333, -72.92681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.473', W 72° 55.609'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 28.38" N, 72° 55' 36.54" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 250 Temple St, New Haven CT 06511, US
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