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" Nov. 1717, this fortress was considerably injured by a thunder storm. The lightning in its passage struck through the walls of the building, which are eight or nine feet thick ; removing enormous stones of five or six hundred weight. This shock so damaged... "
The History of Cornwall: From the Earlist Records and Traditions, to the ... - Page 256
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A Falmouth Guide

Richard Thomas - Falmouth (England) - 1815
...governors. In November, 1717, Pendennis Castle received great injury from a thunder-storm: the lightning struck through the walls of the building, which are eight or nine feet thick, removing stones, as it was said, of five or six hundred weight ; and so far damaged the fort, as to render it...
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A series of views of the most interesting remains of ancient castles of ...

William Woolnoth - 1823
...Britannia, Pendennis Castle received great injury from a thunder-storm, in November 1717; the lightning struck through the walls of the building, which are eight or nine feet thick, removing stones, as it was said, of five or six hundred weight ; and so far damaged the fort, as to render it...
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An historical survey of the county of Cornwall, etc., compiled by the ...

William Penaluna - 1838
...were demolished about forty years since, when this part of the castle underwent some repairs. In Nov. 1717, this fortress was considerably injured by a...is known to have suffered since its first erection. In the days of Charles II. Thomas Killigrew, one of the Arwenack family, was much caressed at court,...
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An historical survey of the county of Cornwall and Scilly Islands, mines and ...

William Penaluna - 1848
...were demolished about forty years since, when this part of the castle underwent some repairs. In Nov. 1717, this fortress was considerably injured by a...is known to have suffered since its first erection. In the days of Charles II. Thomas Killigrew, one of the Arwenack family, was much caressed at court,...
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A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall: Compiled ..., Volume 1

Joseph Polsue - Cornwall (England : County) - 1867
...entertained and protected here by its brave defender John Anindell, Esq. In November 1717, the castle was considerably injured by a thunder storm. The lightning...passage struck through the walls of the building, which arc eight or nine feet thick, removing enormous stones of five or six hundred weight. This shock so...
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