Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

26.1.1651 (Sunday 26 January 1651)

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26. This day preached in order to the sacrament. the lord was good to me and mine the week past in the word preached. he in mercy accept of me and own me for good, this day I said freely clearly as seeing it, that one of the bitterest pangs of Englands travail was yet to come, in this latter push of the Scots troubles, and stirrings within ourselves,