Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.12.1650 (Saturday 12 December 1650)

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12. at night I dreamed that Major Haynes wrote me word, that all the Scots field forces were broken, and driven to the Orkney islands, and that they had taken four ships with rich accommodations, and that now there remained nothing but to reduce a few scattered castles and strengths. heard this morning as if Carr and his Scotch forces were routed by our horse.