Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.7.1651 (Saturday 26 July 1651)

document 70005885

26: Heard of action in Scotland, the Scots took from us Newarke house in the west wherein we lost 140 men, we took from them Callendar house in the view of their camp, Major Gen Lambert Harrison with his Brigade in Fife routed a brigade of the Scots slew a 2000 on the place took many prisoners, the armies on both sides are marched, action is expected the lord in mercy remember us