Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

20.2.1652 (Friday 20 February 1652)

document 70006370

20. Heard that 20m Danes were landed in Scotland: perhaps some not so many. perhaps none but surely(,) there is much trouble yet coming on England, and we shall not enjoy that constant victorious success that we did formerly, yet god will crown the issue with much good to his remnant: Heard the Q(ueen) and K(ing) were banished out of France they sending ambassadors to us. q(uery) by what party. perhaps not true. both these proved reports as far as we could discern, the French troubles advance.