Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

31.3.1659, 1.4.1659, 2.4.1659, 3.4.1659 (Thursday 31 March 1659)

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31: we set out our journey about 30 horse accompanying our hearse we arrived that night late at Aynstone. April: 1: at Beaconsfeild. 2. I turned in to see sad Mrs Harlakenden whose only daughter Mary had newly had the smallpox. and came in a dismal tempest wherein god safely preserved me, and comforted my heart to Romford where we rested Ap: 3. the lords day.