Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.4.1646 (Sunday 26 April 1646)

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April 26: This week god was gracious to me and mine in our healths, peace, and plenty, in preserving from gross sins his name be blessed and praised, Lord give me a spirit of uprightness and integrity, my dearest fails somewhat in her household diligence, a wise woman builds her house, Lord you have made her so, still continue her so. give me a heart of love and care towards her continually, god good in the Sabbath the duties and exercises of the day the Lord in mercy accept me and forgive me, heard of the good journey of my dear friends towards London, Lord give them a safe and happy return;