Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

12.2.1658 (Friday 12 February 1658)

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12. after a long and sharp frost, and great abundance of snow, the weather broke very gently, giving some 2 days before, but now it thawed indeed, this frost brought up wonderful plenty of wildfowl on the coast, sold cheap and plenty: A known person to me Taller and his wife died within a week of one another, blessed be god who preserved my wife who was in very great danger.