The Lord Conwaie's relation concerning the passages in the late northern expedition, ca. 1640.


The Lord Conwaie's relation concerning the passages in the late northern expedition, ca. 1640.

Relates events of April to August, 1640, during the Second bishops' War between England and Scotland. Reports upon Lord Conway's command at Newcastle upon Tyne, the defense of the city, the Scottish invasion of Northumberland, the Battle of Newburn, the defeat of the English, and the loss of Newcastle upon Tyne to the Scots. Contains copies of letters from English governmental and military leaders including the earl of Strafford, Sir Jacob Astley, Sir Henry Gibb, Sir Francis Windebank, and others.

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