A Diary of the Siege of Colchester

Broadsheet printed in June 1648. Like the famous engraving of Naseby, this shows the siege works about the town and lists the forces in action. There are a few details worth picking out.

Here a church to the east has been surrounded with earthworks.

And here are a few regiments formed up on the ground to the west. Pretty close to where the railway line goes now!

On the title plaque there is an interesting selection of musical instruments.

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