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Was Charles Stanley great?

Published on 7 Feb 2017

Charles Stanley, Lord of Mann 1627-1651, is one of the most renowned figures of Manx history. It was his death in 1651 fighting for the Royalists that opened the door to Illiam Dhone and what is known as 'the Manx Rebellion'.

Charles Stanley was known to the Manx as 'Yn Stanlagh Mooar' - the great Stanley - but why?

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