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Launceston in Cornwall County, England, United Kingdom
 

Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle

 
 
Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
1. Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle Marker
Inscription.  
George Fox 1624 – 1691 was imprisoned in this castle in 1656, for eight months. With other Quakers he suffered under unspeakable conditions in Dooms-Dale

“There was never under any imprisonment that I was in but it was for the bringing forth of multitudes more out of prison” G.F.

This tablet was placed here by the Society of friends to commemorate the tercentenary of George Fox’s birth
 
Location. 50° 38.258′ N, 4° 21.743′ W. Marker is in Launceston, England, in Cornwall County. Marker can be reached from Western Road just from Dockey, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Launceston Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Launceston, England PL15 7DR, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. gorseth kernow (here, next to this marker); North Gate House (here, next to this marker); Saint Cuthbert Mayne (a few steps from this marker); The Castle Courtyard in the 13th Century (within shouting distance of this marker); The development of the Castle
Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
2. Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); The Landscape (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earl’s Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Launceston.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Fox on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. English Heritage - Launceston Castle. (Submitted on September 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionForts, Castles
 
North Gate House of Launceston Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
3. North Gate House of Launceston Castle
 
More. Search the internet for Dooms-Dale Launceston Castle.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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