Colonel Massey in the Siege of Gloucester

By November 15, 2019 Uncategorized

Friday 27th March 2020

Talk by Richard Graham on Colonel Edward Massey and his roll in the siege of Gloucester.

In the Siege of Gloucester during the English Civil War in 1643 Colonel Massey, as a 23 year old, commanded a parliamentary garrison which successfully defended the city from the overwhelming forces of King Charles I. He went on to become MP for Gloucester and Governor of Jamaica.