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Town was pro-rebel, the castle was held by Nicola de la Haye the pro-John female castellan. French forces besieging the castle were routed by a relieving force under William Marshal. Lincoln was thoroughly sacked and its goods carried off by the victors, earning the battle the nickname ‘Lincoln fair’.

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