Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

27.3.1648 (Monday 27 March 1648)

document 70003240

27: This day was buried Mr Tho: Harlakenden the elder: a good old man who went down to his grave, in a good old age, having lived about years more than any of his ancestors, he was buried with credit by his son , and with the love of his neighbours; who in multitudes accompanied him to the grave; I preached his funeral sermon on Job: 5. 26. 27. verses, he gave me in his will a legacy of 20s. and left his will with me to keep, which when I had read to the children, I delivered up to his executor Mr Tho: Harlakenden junior: