Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

20.7.1646 (Monday 20 July 1646)

document 70001745

20: Mr Harlakenden and I went up to the widow Bentals , to view the land, which was hers by inheritance, John Kent her father had an estate in it for life, if redeemed but at present, it was in mortgage for an 150li. to two of Coggeshall, her father promised to join in the sale, she asked me, 220li. as she had been bidden, and I bid her price within 3li. and parted till next day.