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The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary to the Council of the Army, 1647-1649, and to General Monck and the Commanders of the Army in Scotland, 1651-1660, ed. C.H. Firth (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899). 4 vols.
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Lieut.-Col. Hughes to General Monck
June , 1658.—
About 12 att noone yesterday the King and Cardinall came to Mardyke, att which time a battery of this side and one morter-peece began to play on the other side. Wee were wholly masters of the counterscarpe, and had drained the moate of the Grand Bastion, so that by this morneing wee would have possesd it, had they not prevented us by a treaty for rendition. There came out of towne a Gentleman with 2 attendants, who is with the King as hostage, and Thureine is to grant them what termes befitts them, so that in few dayes this may become an English towne.1 What the termes will be I shall advertise your Honour of when concluded. Colonel Drummond on Saturday night attempting (with some reformadoes) to possesse a traverse on this side the water, was dangerously wounded,2 and so was most of his followers. The Spanish army are marcht towards Picardy to releive Rocroy which is besieged by La Ferte, and its judg’d this great body will attend their motion.
From the Leagure 24 June
The enimie are to march bag and baggage to St. Omer, and to carry 2 peices of cannon with them. The Marques de Leda, who was Governor, dyed 7 dayes agoe by reason of a shott hee received since this seige.
[1 ]See Thurloe, vii. 172; Bourelly, pp. 229, 231.
[2 ]Drummond died of his wounds. Thurloe, vii. 174, 208, 216.