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Jeremiah Clarke, Independents' March
A march by Jeremiah Clarke (1670-1707) entitled "A Health to the Independents" was published in a collection of harpsichord works in 1711. I have to say that I have no idea who the Independents were, unless perhaps they were the Swiss mercenaries who fought on the British side in the War of the Spanish Succession. I think it highly improbable that the term refers to religious Independents (i.e., the Congregationalists).

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Swiss Guard -- was this who "The Independents" were?
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