Friends and Enemies
by Steven Turner-Bone
Mathew Fletcher finishes his apprenticeship as a surgeon and plans to marry Elizabeth, the daughter of the local apothecary.
Mathew's dreams of the future are shattered. Hull falls under siege by the Royalists, but with the aid of Captain Overton, a Parliamentarian Officer, Mathew's skills are put to use in a way he could never have envisage only weeks earlier.