Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

13.3.1672 (Wednesday 13 March 1672)

document 70016935

13. Wednesday rode to London(.) that day Sir Robert Holmes that fired the Fly attempted the Smirna fleet. 16. a declaration came out for liberty of conscience: 19. the Dutch war proclaimed and fast appointed both ordered by the King and Council on the Lords day. March. 17. returned well but very weary. March. 21;