Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

4.11.1644 (Monday 4 November 1644)

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4: concerning the increase of our living by the Parliament there was no hope from them for the present, all that was to be done was to be expected from the Impropriator, and that was Mr H: I cannot think he will mount higher than he has already done, gods will be done, this is my comfort I have endeavoured the good of the town in it I am content with a no and so I should with a yes: blessed be my god. one old Turner 84 y. old, dwelling in the house with one Markham a separatist, this day drowned himself, Lord thy judgements are secret and righteous keep thou me and mine I humbly entreat thee,