A street leading from the west gate of Lincoln Castle to Lincoln's famous Bailgate.
Photo: Lincoln Eye
Having found the upper town’s Westgate was barricaded, William Marshal had to wait until his men could clear the mass of stone rubble away.
At about midday William, the 70-year-old warrior, mounted his war horse and charged with his knights through the now open and unprotected City Westgate.
The knights tore along Westgate Street and around the castle walls to completely surprise the French and rebel forces in the Castle Hill.