Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

8.5.1646 (Friday 8 May 1646)

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May. 8: At my Lady Honywood : heard of the sad end of one Rust who drowned himself, my preservation is of god, of a monster born about Colchester, first a child, then a serpent, then a toad which lapped; Mr Seymer of Colchester died suddenly Lord make me to wait all my time till my change come(.) the King found in the Scots army; Lord preserve the kingdoms in union; my Lady gave my daughter stuff lace and silk for a very good coat.