In the early part of 1645, the Parliamentarian forces of Colonel Laugharne had advanced from the west coast of Wales to take more territory. On 23rd April, the Royalist commander Charles Gerard pushed them back from Newcastle Emlyn, in Carmarthenshire, and over the following week, he forced the Parliamentarians to retreat into their strongholds of Pembroke and Tenby.
Royalists regain Pembrokeshire (57 words)
Historical Context Note
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.