A famous victory obtained by the citisens [sic] of Coventry, and the Parliaments forces, under the command of the Lord Brooks, and colonell Hambden, against the Kings army, August 22 Read in the House of Commons upon Wednesday, being the 24. of August. Declaring the manner of the meeting of the two armies, the Parliaments forces slaying above 80. Cavaleers, with little losse, and taking captain Legge and others prisoners, with two pieces of ordnance, divers waggons, and great store of ammunition, putting the whole army of cavaleers to flight. Also the manner of His Majesties forces blowing open the gates, and how the city was preserved by throwing their houshold stuffe into the streets, to keep out the horse and divers of the Cavaleers being slaine thereby. Ordered that this be forthwith printed and published John. Brown. Cler. Parl.
Printed for R. Wood,
August 25. 1642.
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