Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

14.3.1656 (Friday 14 March 1656)

document 70009225

14. Mr H. told me the Spanish fleet was come home, for certain, it would be much if in their ports it should come into our hands, Mr Layfield told me that one Mr Carlton told him he met. R.A. in street and asked him if there were a Minister in the town, he told him no, he said the Mr had an augmentation, which he intended to bestow on Colne.