Exceeding good newes from the Earle of Essex and the noble commander, Sergeant Major Skippon; VVherein is declared how the said Sergeant-major Skippon, with 4000. horse and foote, met with Prince Robert [sic], with 5000. cavaliers, neere the city of Gloucester, on the twelfe of this instant December. Where they fought for the space of seven houres, and slew 800. of the cavaliers,, [sic] with the losse of 60. men, putting the rest to flight, and tooke foure pieces of ordnance, with store of other ammunition. Also Sergeant-major Skippons resolution concerning Prince Robert [sic]

Devereaux Earl of Essex, Philip Skippon : December 16. printed for Joseph Hutton, 1642

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