Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

23.4.1659 (Saturday 23 April 1659)

document 70011700

23. Heard the army had dissolved the Parl: against the consent of the Protector, seized Thirloe , and some others. it looks sadly god in mercy awake for me and his, I had a very comfortable return from Mrs Harlakenden , which joyed my heart, god good in my affair with Mr Cressener , there is life in it, god show favour to me therein for on your blessing, and wisdom I rule myself.