The jokers had fun at my expense. I was told I didn't want to do "serious" gaming like certain people in St. Louis who still play Empire. The jokes went downhill from there. However, the battle see-sawed until the Parliamentarians lost both their horse regiments and an infantry regiment by the end of turn 5. The game was then conceded.
Here are some photos of the Royalists and their "commoner" opponents:
Near the end of turn 4.