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siege of Worcester, 20 May to 26 July 1646

Henry Townshend

siege of Worcester, 20 May to 26 July 1646

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Published by Printed for the Worcestershire Historical Society by Mitchell Hughes and Clarke in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementas related by Henry Townshend ; edited by J. W. Willis Bund.
ContributionsWillis-Bund, J. W., Worcestershire Historical Society.
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Open LibraryOL15511778M

After Chester surrendered in January , Brereton mopped up what royalists there still were in his region and in the course of his endeavours travelled as far south as Stow-on-the-Wold becoming the parliamentarian commander to take the surrender of the last royalist army in the field in


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siege of Worcester, 20 May to 26 July 1646 by Henry Townshend Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second and longest Siege of Worcester(21 May – 23 July ) took place towards the end of the First English Civil War, when Parliamentary forces under the command of Thomas Rainsborough besieged the city of Worcester, accepting the capitulation of the Royalist defenders on 22 next day the Royalists formally surrendered possession of the city and the Parliamentarians entered Location: Worcester, 52°11′20″N 2°13′15″W /.

The short siege of Worcester (29–31 May ) was conducted by a Parliamentary army of about 3, under the command of Sir William failed to capture the city, which was defended by about 1, Royalists under the command of Colonel William Sandys the acting governor, and retreated back to the Parliamentary stronghold of GloucesterLocation: Worcester, 52°11′20″N 2°13′15″W /.

The short siege of Worcester (29–31 May ) was conducted by a Parliamentary army of about 3, under the command of Sir William failed to capture the city, which was defended by about 1, Royalists under the command of Colonel William Sandys the Worcester, and retreated back to the Parliamentary 20 May to 26 July 1646 book of Gloucester.

Worcester. Language Watch Edit (Redirected from Worcester City Council. Worcester (/ ˈ w ʊ s t ər / Constituent country: England. First off, it took Cromwell’s ‘oppoes two months to nail ’em in the Siege of Worcester in ; five years later, the underdogs once more stood their ground as best they could against a massive army that cost 3, dead at The Battle of Worcester.

As Royalist power collapsed in MayWorcester was placed under under siege for the second time. Worcester had around 5, civilians, together with a Royalist garrison of around 1, men, facing a 2, strong force of the New Model Army.

Worcester finally surrendered on 23 July, bringing the first civil war to a close in. Kempsey was raided on 2 Julyin an attempt to capture a Colonel Betsworth in his quarters.

He was forewarned and eluded capture. According to Rev. Purton, "During the siege of Worcester ina squadron of dragoons, under Colonel Betsworth, was quartered at Kempsey and on July 2nd an attempt was made by the garrison to seize him.

Kempsey is a village and civil parish in the Malvern Hills District in the county of Worcestershire, is bounded by the River Severn on the west, and the A38 main road runs through it and is about 3 miles south of village has a long history.

Its name is derived from the Saxon "Kemys' Eye", or the island of Kemys. Kemys was a Saxon chief, whose island lay between marshes Country: England. As Royalist power collapsed in MayWorcester was placed under siege. Worcester had some 5, civilians and a Royalist garrison of about 1, men facing a New Model Army force of 2,–5, The city surrendered on 23 July, bringing the first civil war to a close in tuent country: England.

The English Civil War (–) was a series of civil wars and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") principally over the manner of England's first (–) and second (–) wars pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, while the third (–) saw fighting.

N Naseby, JuneM. Evans, P. Burton and M. Westaway (Battleground Britain ) NUS: A Nation Under Siege, the civil war in WalesPeter Gaunt (HMSO ) ODNB: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. RCRS: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in ScotlandDavid Stevenson (Newton Abbott ).

May 26 Sutton Hoo, Suffolk Day School: The English Civil War in East Anglia Dr Andrew Lacey leads a day school covering topics such as the Eastern Association, the origins of the New Model Army, the Saffron Walden debates, William Dowsing, Matthew Hopkins and the siege of Colchester.

May 26 Wigan, 20 May to 26 July 1646 book. Battle re-enactment (SK) May Full text of "Diary of Henry Townshend of Elmley Lovett, Edited for The Worcestershire Historical Society by J.W. Willis Bund" See other formats. Second English Civil War () There were uncoordinated Royalist uprisings throughout England and Wales.

In May the Royalist army in South Wales was defeated at the Battle of St Fagans. In July rebel forces surrendered to Lieutenant-General Oliver Cromwell at the siege of Pembroke.

Colonel John Poyer was later executed for his part in the. ^BrownScottish proclamation. ^ Reid & Killenp. footnote The ceremonial at the proclamation of Charles II. at Newtownards may be seen in the Montg. MSS., p.

^ "King Charles the 2d being proclaimed our King of Great Britain, France. Full text of "The Barnes family year book; an annual publication issued under the authority of the Barnes family association;" See other formats;:^i. Alphabetical list of historical battles (see also Military history, Lists of battles): NOTE: Where a year has been used to disambiguate battles it is the year when the battle started.

In some cases these may still have gone on for several years. EDWARD MONTAGU, second Earl of Manchester (), born inwas the eldest son of Sir Henry Montagu, first Earl of Manchester, by Catherine, second daughter of Sir William Spencer of Yarnton in Oxfordshire, who was the third son of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, a desultory education, he entered Sidney Sussex College Cambridge, on 27 Jan.

1 He. – 20 July: Jesus College inherits the extensive library of its Principal Jonathan Edwards on his death. 29 July: Worcester College, is founded in the university under the will of Sir Thomas Cookes of Worcestershire (died ) on the site of Gloucester Hall.

Spring, Laurence THE CAMPAIGN OF SIR WILLIAM WALLER: Using contemporary accounts to describe events, this book looks at Waller's campaigns from the siege of Portsmouth in June to April when his army was disbanded. It includes his victories in the West inthe raising of a new army in Augustthe sieges of.

Events Up to 69 – Vespasian becomes the fourth Roman Emperor in the Year of the four emperors.; - Muslim Arabs capture the Babylonian fortress in the Nile Delta after a seven-month siege.; - Pope Honorius II is elected.; - The Battle of Linuesa is fought during the Spanish Reconquista between forces of the Emirate of Granada and the combined army of the Kingdoms of.

III PHOEBE JONES, born Jan. 21, baptised February 1, She died July 6, from the effects of a scald. IV SHUBAEL Or SUBALL JONES, was born July 1, ESC [old version B], R4 - only 11 to 20 examples known. Ex - Christies auction, 12 Julylot 31 [£] weakly struck in places and some marks on rev. A pay warrant refers to his service as major of the regiment and captain of a company, 5 May to 20 Mar.

By July he was a reformado officer of foot, and paid as such again in Sept. On 4 Sept. his name headed a list of reformadoes whom the Commons authorised to share £ Agnes Summers applied J from Fleming County, KY, as the widow of John Summers, Rev. War pensioner, who died 13 Augustand to whom she was married in Fredrick Co.

Va., 26. The second siege of Worcester was inbut the only allusion to military matters in that year are the donations of 5s. to "a soldier's wife delivered of a child in the Dark Alley, her husband having gone from her;" and 6d. "given in charity to one goodwife Packman, a very pore woman, whose husband was killed at Stowe fight, and she beinge.

Siege of Worcester (9, words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article The second and longest Siege of Worcester(21 May – 23 July ) took place towards the end of the First English Civil War, when Parliamentary forces.

20 Mar. Fire destroyed buildings, several ships, and the Quaker Meeting House. 13 Jan. Faneuil Hall and several building burned. 5 Mar. Boston Massacre.

19 Apr. Siege of Boston by British troops began. 17 Mar. Evacuation of Boston by British troops. in Outbreak of smallpox. in Outbreak of smallpox. 20 Apr. Worcester supported the Parliamentary cause before the outbreak of civil war inbut was city was swiftly occupied by the Royalists, but as Royalist power collapsed in MayWorcester was placed under siege finally surrendering on 23 July, bringing the first civil war to a close in Worcestershire.

Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester was born circa 1 He was the son of William Somerset, 3rd Earl of Worcester and Christian North. 1 He married Lady Elizabeth Hastings, daughter of Francis Hastings, 2nd Earl of Huntingdon and Catherine Pole, in December 3 He died on 3 March /28 at Worcester House, St.

Clement Danes, Strand, London, England G. 3 He. FRANCIS WORCESTER, (Frances 3, Samuel 2, William 1) b Bradford, Mass., June 7,d Hollis, NH, Oct. 14, ; m 1st Bradford, Essex Co., Mass., Apr. 18,Abigail, dau of Joseph Carleton, b Andover, Essex Co., Mass.,d Jage 78; m 2d Mrs.

Martin. He lived in Bradford untilin Concord and Littleton some. ,he gave his son Nathaniel, then of Lancaster, 12 acres in Stow, at Hogpen Hill,and all his town rights and lands in Lancaster. He seems to have purchased ofIsaac Miller a right in the undivided lands of Worcester, where, in the partnow Holden, acres were drawn in his right, by his son Daniel, and J, sold for £ The following day the new cavalry inflicted a heavy defeat on Waller (battle of Roundway Down, 13 July ).

Maurice was present, but does not appear to played a major part in the battle. After Roundway Down, Maurice was given command of the Cornish army. His first engagement was the capture of Bristol (26 July). Posted on Janu by Treasures of Worcester College Library In our January blog we acknowledge a wonderful gift the Library received last year: a selection of material relating to the Daniel Press from the estate of the late Penelope Tuerk, great-granddaughter of C H O Daniel (Provost of Worcester ).

House may have been held against the Parliamentarians in Launceston Castle Keep and bailey 11–13th century Ruins Duchy of Cornwall property. Pendennis Castle Artillery fort –98 Intact Withstood 5-month siege in Pengersick Castle Fortified manor house c Fragment 4-storey tower remains, with later ion: An indication as to what remains of the original castle structure.

The Prince of Wales' Regiment of Horse Brig Peter Young January ISBN: 26 pages (A5) Gunpowder Triumphant: The Infantry in the ECW Stuart Reid ISBN: pages (A5) Musketeers in the Civil War Stuart Reid May.

An officer fatally wounded at the siege of Bristol on 26 Julydefending the breach made in the defences with six or seven musketeers. According to the charges of William Prynne, Nathaniel Fiennes and others had attempted to throw the blame for the royalist success there on Rouswell to preserve the reputation of Hercules Langrish.

On his exile, Rupert joined the Prince of Wales at St. Germain (July ), where he was appointed mareschal-de-camp, with command of the English troops in French service. While in exile he began a naval career, commanding a fleet sent to help Ormonde in Ireland inbefore relieving the Scilly Isles, still held by the Royalists.

Goodrich Castle has been destroyed in during one of the longest and most desperate castle sieges of the English Civil War between the Parliament forces and the soldiers of King Charles I of England. The siege of the castle lasted nearly 8 months and the fortress have been attacked numerous times but survived every attempt.

GERARD, CHARLES, first Baron Gerard of Brandon in Suffolk, and Earl of Macclesfield (d. ), was the eldest son of Sir Charles Gerard, by Penelope, sister and heiress of Sir Edward Fitton of Gawsworth, Cheshire, and grandson of Ratcliffe, second son of Sir Gilbert Gerard [q.

v.], master of the rolls in the reign of Elizabeth. Lands were laid out to John Graves in Saybrook on 3 Jan.May26 Jan. /9, and 14 April According to R‑20, John may have married second Sarah Chapman on 18 June (R‑1, R‑) Children - Graves + John Graves, b.

27 Aprilm. Lydia Clark, d. after Hannah Graves, b. 20 Aug.d. in infancy. +  Today in Naval History - Naval / Maritime Events in History 26 May - Action of 26 May HMS Dolphin (24), Captain Benjamin Marlow, and HMS Solebay (28), Captain Robert Craig, engage Marechal de Belleisle (44), François Thurot.

Action of 26 May One of the most interesting of the actions was a brush between the Solebay, '28, Captain Robert Craig, and Dolphin, '24, Captain .The Battle of Kings Norton was fought on 17 October The skirmish developed out of a chance encounter between Royalists under the command of Prince Rupert and Parliamentarians under the command of Lord Willoughby.

Both forces had been on their way to .