Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

21.4.1677 (Saturday 21 April 1677)

document 70018630

21. rode to Royden. preached two lectures at Dedham. returned May. 2. a bad journey god good to us. in the mean time at Colne. owers the drunken servant of Mr Bowes died with drinking within 16. hours of his drinking. god awaken persons by it, he was in greater horror before his death. a great flood in the meadows. May entering wonderfully wet.