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The very appellation of Wigan is a standing memorial of more than one battle at that place.
Hollingworth, indeed, does afterwards refer to a battle near Wigan, in which he says Arthur was victorious.
The chief royalist garrisons were established at Warrington, Wigan and Preston.
One Parliamentarian writer estimates the amount of plunder taken in Wigan at 20,000.
Wigan (thought impregnable) proved easy; Warrington (thought easy) proved now impregnable.