This musical conductor is best known for composing 'Rule Britannia'
He was the conductor of the Drury Lane Theatre, then Covent Garden
He lived from 1710-1778
23 October, 1642
Battle of Edgehill
First serious battle of the Civil War, Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentary forces led by Earl of Essex
Close to the ancient stannary towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between Plymouth and Exeter, this charming character 16th Century former corn mill offers the warmth of a homely atmosphere with hotel quality and service in a superb central location, perfectly placed for holidays … more >>
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