A true relation of a notable surprize, and eminent defeat, given to the rebells at Elsmere, eight miles from Wem in Shropshire, by that vigilant and valiant commander for the King and Parliament, Colonell Mitton, commander in chiefe of the forces in Shropshire, under the Right Honourable the Earle of Denbigh: being upon Friday at night Jan. 12. as Sir Nicholas Byron, and others of the rebells were convoying arms and ammunition towards the siege of Namptwich, and other places. And is published purposely to cleere that misreport, and mistake of Sir Thomas Fairfax, and Sir William Brereton, and to satisfie those that desire to know the truth.
Printed according to order for G.B. and R.W.,
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