Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

24.4.1658 (Saturday 24 April 1658)

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24: We heard and it was true, That a Keamer [comber] of Cogshall of the gathered church there, a man orderly in his life, hanged himself on a beam in the chamber where he was at work, he did it with his working straps. lord what is man if you leave him, temptations easily swallow him up. lord keep me mine, and all yours, oh you preserver of men.