Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1678 (1678)

document 70020975

1655. April. 6. 7. the massacre of the Waldenses in Savoy.

our forces and fleet disappointed in Hispaniola, sail over to Jamaica and took [it]

July: the Swedes invade Poland, which the poles Muscovites continue to infest.

Sept. The Spanish seized our merchants goods, and in oct: the Flemings.

Oct. 24. the peace between, France and England signed by our consul and their Ambassadors

Christian late Q of Swede, renounced the protestant, and embraced openly the popish religion at Inspruch in Germany.

December. a war between the Canton of Zurich, and the protestants switzers, and the canton of Switz, the popish, it had ill procedure on the protestant side. the Bernois being defeated, and the other Switz tired in a winter siege at Rapperschwill, a peace made in March following