Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

15.4.1651 (Tuesday 15 April 1651)

document 70005650

15: In the 15 Chapter of that book written by Bishop Usher entitled de primordiis ecclesianum britannicarum; I find the Scots and Irish are one nation, and so the Irish owned them in the first of this rebellion. Fergusius 1us Scotorum rex, assists Alaricus in sacking Rome, they were terrible to the Britons anno 360. and so on for many years, it may be their fate is like the Irish to smart now by the Britons