Saturday, 16 October 2010

The Battle of Pewsey

The Parliamentarians having raided the villages around Marlborough are headied towards Pewsey. A body of Royalist horse rode to intercept them.

The Royalist horse form up to the north of Pewsey...
The Parliamentarians start to deploy on seeing the body of Royalist horse ...
The Royalists start moving forward to take the initiative ....
The Parliamentarians continue their deployment  ...
The view to their front is disconcerting, the Royalist horse are charging at full tilt ...
The Royalist horse charge into contact ....
The melee continues as both sides feed in more troops of horse, the Parlianentarians are holding their ground....
Boths sides fall back in part to regroup while fresh regiments move forward ....
The melee restarts with the fresh regiments setting to ....
The Royalist get the upper hand and a Parliamentarian regiment routs ...
The Royalists press home their advantage now they outnumber the opposition ....
The Royalist give chase and surround the remaining Parliamentarians ....
---oXo---

A victory for ye Kinge !

2 comments:

  1. A spirited little affair. Thanks for sharing...

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  2. Hear, hear! The King! Bravo!


    -- Jeff

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