Make your own free website on

On the 27th may, in the afternoon, the first of the Royalist army arrived in Leicester. Prince Rupert ordered the 6000 infantrymen to surround the city. Lord Loughborough's royalist regiment captured the ancient earthworks at Tar Dykes, and began to erect a siege battery facing the Newarke.

  Timeline  Maps  Message Board  Weapons  Naseby
 27th May  28th May 29th May 30th May  31st May