Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

5.9.1651 (Friday 5 September 1651)

document 70006005

5. about noon heard at Colne, that the Scots were routed, their horse gone, towards night confirmed that they fell out of town that they were beaten in again 4000 slain. 300 prisoners our forces did gallantly, done while we were praying at Markeshall.