Tyger's Head Books

Marquess of Newcastle sieges Hull

In North East on September 22 at 2:51 am

22 Sep 1643 (Fri) || By Letters dated at York, Sept. 15. we were for certaine advertised, that the Marquesse of Newcastle in his siege of Hull had made his approach so neere the Towne, that their Cannon from the Towne could doe him no hurt; and that while he was making this approach, their Ordnance played very thick upon him, but (thanks be to God) had not killed so much as one man or horse: The Commanders and Souldiers being all very confident to give a good and speedy account of the businesse.  || John Berkenhead/Peter Heylyn – Mercurius Aulicus (R)