Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1678 (1678)

document 70020985

1657. May. 6000. English effective. marched over into France to assist in their wars

Protector, received new powers and large on a thing called a Parliamentary account

April. Spaniard invaded Portugal, and besieged Olivenca, he prepared also at Galliciasud.

20. Blake burnt the Spanish fleet at Tenariffe.

May. 25. Danes invaded the swedes in Breme

June. 26. The Protector settled and sworn by Parliament in Westminster hall.

July. The Swedes invaded the Danes in Holstein. cleared Bremeland only one fort

Aug: The Poles and Austrians took Cracow from the Swede, the Transilvanian retiring to his own borders -

Sept: The diet for choice of an Emp: put off longer: The English possess Mardike and Borborg in Flanders by the help of the French.