The Rose and Crown at Trent, DorsetThe manor house at Trent was the main hiding place for the future King Charles II during the flight from Worcester after the battle. The house was the home of Colonel Francis Wyndham and the Prince's hiding place off Lady Wyndam's room is still preserved.

The picture shows the church of St. Andrew, with the Priest's House of 1500 on one side of the churchyard. The copper weathercock on top of the 14th century tower and spire is dated 1698. A painted notice in the porch asks that 'All persons are requested to take off, Pattens and Clog's before entering the church.'

The church is the resting place of not only the Wyndam's, but Field Marshall Lord Rawlinson (1864 - 1925),  the eldest son of Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson. He served in Burma, Sudan, and South Africa. In World War 1 he commanded the 4th Army at the Somme (1916), and broke the Hindenburg line near Amiens (1918). He was commander-in-chief in India from 1920.

In more recent days, Trent can boast of having an Archbishop of Canterbury amongst its clergy. Lord Fisher of Lambeth retired to the village in the 1960's.

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