Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1678 (1678)

document 70020995

1659. The Poles. Imperialists, and Brandenburgers, invade Pomerania where the Swede King: Sept: goes down the wind as also in Prussia. Curland, neither does he prosper as we yet see in Danemarke; Mazarine and Haro the 2 favourites, parleying on the frontiers to make a peace between. Sp. and France as also a marriage which they conclude; King of Sweden died of a fever. at Gottenburgh.

May. 7. the army restored the last part of the long parliament. and outed them october 13. they overreached the army and sat again perforce Dec. 27. and new modelled the army, Monk and the City brought in the secluded members. Feb. 20th.