ard with my horse that I suffered him not to come up again to Guli.
By this time, it became evident to the companions of the ruffianly assailant that the young Quaker was in earnest, and they hastened to interfere.
For they, says Ellwood, seeing the contest rise so high, and probably fearing it would rise higher, not knowing where it might stop, came in to part us; which they did by taking him away.
Escaping from these sons of Belial, Ellwood and his fair companion rode on through Tunbridge Wells, the street thronged with men, who looked very earnestly at them, but offered them no affront, and arrived, late at night, in a driving rain, at the mansion-house of Herbert Springette.
The fiery old gentleman was so indignant at the insult offered to his niece, that he was with difficulty dissuaded from demanding satisfaction at the hands of the Duke of York.
This seems to have been his last ride with Gulielma.
She was soon after married to William Penn, and took up her abode at W