Topics > Historical Periods > 17th Century > 1638


  • 28th February 1638: The Scottish National Covenant is signed in Edinburgh, in rebellion to changes to the Church of Scotland proposed by King Charles I. This contributed to the "Bishop's Wars" and eventually the Civil War.
  • 1638: Tolson Hall built near Burneside in Westmorland
  • 1638: Richard Lowther gave £100 in support of a school in the Parish of Lowther, Westmorland
17th Century Tolson Hall
Tolson Hall
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Tolson Hall
- Overview Map Street View Tolson Hall is located off Sharpes Lane, about ¼ mile west of Burneside. The Hall was originally built in 1638 for Thomas Tolson, a tobacco merchant. …


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