Chard is a town and a civil parish in Somerset, South West England. The town suffered significant damage from a 1577 fire and in the English Civil War. Some of the Bloody Assizes—trials of rebels who participated in the Monmouth Rebellion—were held here by Judge Jeffreys. In 1848, John Stringfellow first demonstrated that engine-powered flight was possible in Chard.


Latitude: 50.875132547722
Longitude: -2.962020859095

Timeline of Events Associated with Chard

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