On 3 June 1644 York was besieged by Sir Thomas Fairfax
: the prospect of a siege made MW
reluctantly agree to move inside the city. There she stayed until the siege ended late the...
Each of these books is based around the life of an actual historical figure. The first features Bess Throckmorton
: her secret marriage to Sir Walter Raleigh
and her experiences after it. The second follows...
These had been written over a number of years. MC
's own manuscript, formerly owned by the family of the poet Alice Meynell
, is now the property of scholar Germaine Greer
Healey, R. M. “Interview with Germaine Greer”. Book and Magazine Collector, pp. 26 -34.
14 June 1645
's New Model Army
scored its first signal victory, at the battle of Naseby in Northamptonshire. This defeat for Charles I
was a step towards his surrender in May 1646 and the end...
Royalists commanded by Sir Charles Lucas
were besieged in Colchester by parliamentarian forces under Sir Thomas Fairfax
5 January 1649
An English widow named Johanna Cartwright
, resident in Amsterdam with her son Ebenezer
, presented to General Sir Thomas Fairfax
a pamphlet whose lengthy title begins The Petition of the Jewes.
27 January 1649
Ann or Anne Fairfax
(wife of the former parliamentary commander Sir Thomas Fairfax
) made her second verbal intervention in the trial of Charles I