He showed extraordinary energy, resource and military talent in stemming the advance of the royalists, who now followed up their victories by advancing into the association; he defeated them at Gainsborough on the 28th of July, and managed a masterly retreat before overwhelming numbers to Lincoln, while the victory on the 11th of October at Winceby finally secured the association, and maintained the wedge which prevented the junction of the royalists in the north with the king in the south.
siege of the castle, which brought about the Battle of Winceby on 11 October 1643.
An event to mark the anniversary of the siege of the castle, which brought about the Battle of Winceby on 11 October 1643.
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