1642 Demi-Culverin ‘Roaring Meg’ Londonderry

John Browne Demi-Culverin cannon supplied by the Fishmongers Company of London

1642 Demi-Culverin Roaring Meg Londonderry
Demi-culverin Cannon

Notes by Ruth Rynas Brown

Another addition to the list of “lady cannon”, Roaring Meg from Derry/Londonderry. Cast-iron demi-culverin given in 1642 by the Fishmongers Company of London, cast by John Browne of Horsmonden.


Type: Demi-Culverin
Gunfounder: John Browne
Cast: 1642
Distinguishing marks: FISHMONGERS LONDON 1642
Bore: n/a
Length: n/a
Weight: n/a
Location: Londonderry, Northern Ireland