Quartering Act of 1665

May 3, 1665

What is quartering?

Quartering is the housing of soldiers after or during a war. Usually they will have enough room for the soldiers, but if there is no longer any room left THAT is when the quartering act comes into place.

What was the Quartering act about?

Well basically it is telling soldiers to MAKE as MUCH room as you can in the barracks and after there is LITERALLY no room left the rest of the soldiers move into inns or public houses.

Quartering a soldier