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Published by Printed by J. Marsden. in Colchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colchester (England) -- History -- Siege, 1648.

  • Edition Notes

    Reference: ESTC t177154.

    ContributionsMarsden, J., printer.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 72p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18775424M

    THE GENERAL MILITARY HOSPITAL Colchester, Essex (‘Colchester Military Hospital’) Colchester’s ‘General Military Hospital’ was built between and , on a site east of/adjacent to the entrance to Sobraon Barracks – it replaced 20 hospital huts that had served Colchester Barracks since The Barracks were named after an battle in the Punjab. With a true relation of the great and bloudy fight between the English and the Turks, the dividing of his Majesties Royal Navy into several squadrons, by the victorious Earl of Sandwich, and ever renowned Sr. John Lawson, the battering down of half the city, and all the castle walls, the dismounting of the Turkish cannon, the sinking and.

    Full text of "The life of William Cavendish, duke of Newcastle, to which is added The true relation of my birth, breeding and life" See other formats. Colchester, STOCK-HARVARD," its Registers, by Gibson. TRUE RELATION of that Honourable, though unfortunate Expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester, in , by M. Carter, Quarter-Master General in the King's Forces, and one of the Prisoners who surrendered. There are several editions. TENDRING HUNDRED IN THE OLDEN TIME.

    Author / [Publication date] Title; Hickeringill, Edmund, / [] The Trimmer, his friendly debate with the Observator concerning uniformity rendition of charters, the House of Commons, not a house of courtiers, and twenty things more, not worth the rehearsal in a title page, though it be common policy of some authors or booksellers to wheedle men in to th' exchange of money for. On Those Two Unparalleled Friends, Sir George Lisle and Sir Charles Lucas, Who Were Shot to Death at Colchester.


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Get this from a library. A true relation of the seige of Colchester in Containing I. The first rising of the inhabitants of the county of Kent. The blockade of the town of Colchester, and the hardships they underwent till its surrender.

III. The letters and messages which passed between the Royalists and General Fairfax. Articles and conditions of surrender. This is an contemporary account of the Siege of Colchester () and the actions that led up to it - told at the time by Matthew Carter, a Royal Army Officer of the English Civil War.

The action is exciting and sad also. A great book. Well worth a read for anyone interseted in the civil wars in Britain.5/5(1). Buy A true relation of that honorable, though unfortunate expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester, in by Matthew Carter (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). At the time of the civil war inColchester was a town with a castle and several churches and was protected by the city wall. During the siege of Colchester, the 15th century tower of the church known as 'St Mary's by the Wall' was indeed much damaged.

A most true and exact relation of that as honourable as unfortunate expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester. [Matthew Carter] Colchester (England) -- History -- Siege, England -- Colchester.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Colchester / ˈ k oʊ l tʃ ɛ s t ər / is a historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of ster was the first Roman-founded Colonia in Britain, and Colchester lays claim to be regarded as Britain's oldest recorded town.

It was for a time the capital of Roman Britain, and is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns y: England. Accounts of the desecration of the Lucas tombs during the siege of Colchester rely upon two sources, which are, like those Walter uses to discuss the plunder, ‘seductively rich’ (Walter,22).

The first is a print account, A Most True and exact Relation of That as Honourable as unfortunate. In the seizure and defence of Colchester he played the foremost part, on account of his local influence and his military skill, which was far superior to that of his nominal commander the Earl of Norwich (ib.

; Matthew Carter, True Relation of the Expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester inpp.). Many histories of the civil war and biographies of Margaret Lucas Cavendish recount the story that, inparliamentary soldiers desecrated the Lucas family tomb, scattered the remains of Cavendish’s mother and sister, and tore out the corpses’ hair to wear in their hats.

 Tracking down the sources of this widely repeated story, this essay examines the role of textual accounts in Author: Frances E Dolan. Career. As a young man Lucas served as a soldier in the Netherlands under the command of his brother, and in the "Bishops' Wars" he commanded a troop of horses in the army of King Charles he was knighted.

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Lucas naturally took the king's side, and was wounded at the Battle of Powick Bridge, the first cavalry s/wars: Battle of Powick Bridge, Battle of.

Colchester (England) -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Colchester (England) History; Narrower terms: Colchester (England) -- History -- 17t.

An estimate of 10, for suggests only slight contraction by that date, despite the ravages of the siege of and the great plague of Thereafter numbers seem to have at best stagnated and by the mid 18th century Colchester, with c.

2, households, (fn. 5) was falling well behind other more rapidly developing towns. The account of the siege, A.D.with a diary of the most remarkable passages, are as follows, which I had from so good a hand as that I have no reason to question its being a true relation. A DIARY: Or, An Account of the Siege and Blockade of Colchester, A.D.

Both she and Phil Jones ('The Siege of Colchester ') describe the chaotic attempts by royalists to foment uprisings in different parts of the country, with a series uprising in Kent led by the Earl of Norwich (whom we in Colchester know by his lesser title of Lord Goring) which started well, and then fizzled out, and then, following a vain.

A Most True and Exact Relation of That Honourable as Unfortunate Expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester by M.C., a Loyall Actor in That Engagement, Anno Dom. (N.L., ). Caryl, J., Joy Out-Joyed, or, Joy in Overcoming Evil Spirits and Evil Men, Overcome by Better Joy (London, ).

Matthew Carter warmly praises his unwearied activity (A True Relation of the Expedition of Kent, Essex, and Colchester, p. 2nd edit.). After the surrender of Colchester the House of Commons voted Hastings one of the seven great delinquents to be banished for their share in the second civil war (10 Nov.

The following article is in brief the parts played in the Kent Rebellion, a precursor to the short lived Second English Civil War ofby those with connections to Nonington. The rebellion had its origins in part in the Canterbury riots of Christmas Day,which began when the Puritan Mayor and officials of Canterbury tried to forbid traditional Christmas celebrations.

In May of In A True Relation, the space at the center of these processes is the Lucas family home, St. John’s Abbey, a site of frequent violence during the wars up until its destruction in during the siege of Colchester.

Throughout A True Relation Cavendish reconstructs St. John’s. Fairfax justified the action as “some satisfaction to Military Justice, and in part of avenge for the innocent blood they have caused to be spilt” in the course of the siege (A Letter from Lord Fairfax Concerning the Surrender of Colchester []).

While Royalists like Pulter viewed Lucas and Lisle as martyrs, accounts of the siege and. Or the Brittish Merlin demonstrating the true revolution of the year (), – For an account of the siege and surrender of Colchester, see P.

Jones, The Siege of Colchester, (Stroud, ). while the back pages of each book contained notes on domestic matters and finances, a practical aide memoire, the main body of the Author: Imogen Peck.

The account of the siege, annowith a DIARY of the most remarkable passages, are as follows, which I had from so good a hand, as that I have no reason to question its being a true relation. A DIARY OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE SIEGE AND BLOCKADE OF COLCHESTER AN.

.During the siege of Colchester inthe Royalists hauled Humpty Dumpty to the top of the church tower of St Mary-at-the-Walls, and for eleven weeks Humpty (sat on the wall and) blasted away at the attacking Parliamentarian Roundhead troops, defending the town.Sir Charles Lucas ( – 28 August ) was an English soldier, a Royalist commander in the English Civil War.

Lucas was the son of Sir Thomas Lucas of Colchester, Essex. As a young man Lucas served in the Netherlands under the command of his brother, and in the "Bishops' Wars" he commanded a troop of horses in King Charles I's army. In he was knighted.

At the outbreak of the First Allegiance: Royalist.