Under command of Sir Warwick Hunt, two companies of the parliamentarian Southampton garrison made for Romsey to beat up the royalist quarters. They pushed back the royalist pickets at the river bridge who ran into town raising the alarm...
Meanwhile Waller was making preparations to move from Farnham against nearby royalist positions.
Those nasty Roundheads want to spoil Christmas . . .ReplyDelete
Mission accomplished! But these things are always tit for tat. (we hope)ReplyDelete
Huzzah,,,the sword of the Lord smites the ungodly. No king but Jesus and cancel Christmas (it will be too expensive and harrowing for parents in 350 years time).ReplyDelete