Moreton-in-Marsh has had its fair share of celebrities through the ages...
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During the Civil War, Moreton was a centre for the Royalist cavalry and Charles I is believed to have stayed at what is now the White Hart Royal Hotel before his final march from his headquarters in Oxford in 1644. Seven years later, it is said that Oliver Cromwell stayed at Moreton.
A former Lord Chanceller, John Sankey, who was made Viscount Sankey, was born in Moreton in 1866 and died in 1948, when he was buried in one of the town's cemeteries.