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Portsmouth, The Seige of

Battle Name : Portsmouth, The Seige of

Date(s) : 06 August 1642 - 07 September 1642

Part of : The Civil Wars of the Three Kingdoms , The 1st English Civil War ,

Outcome : A victory for Parliamentarian Forces over Royalist Forces

Type of battle : Land, Seige


Sir William Waller besieged Goring in Royalist Portsmouth. Waller took Southsea Castle on 3rd September in a night attack forcing Goring to surrender the city on the 7th with honours.