Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

7.5.1676 (Sunday 7 May 1676)

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May. 7. Weather dry, hot sometimes windy. grass burns away on hot grounds. god good in his word, oh how mindless is England of her sins or miseries. said the Emperor is dead. he is sonless and the last of that branch. if so it will be hard to choose an Austrian. and if not, it will occasion a great change in Europe.