Diary of Ralph Josselin (Private Collection)

1678 (1678)

document 70021050

May. Henrietta Maria . the Duchess of Orleans . entertained at London Dover by her brother K. Charls , with all plays and jollity. the French abused by the English players. returned she died suddenly of a bilious colic. her guts twisting with hideous [June. 21:] pain the lord awaken the two brothers. since restoration: there died D. Glocester . Prs. Orange . Q. Bohemia. Q. Mother. this Duchess

The Pole. married the Emp. sister. the grand diet of Poland broke up doing nothing(,) but a paper discovered a party endeavouring to depose the King and alter the government. In a diet of Poland at Schodraw. the dieters fell foul on one whom they suspected of that party and wounded him. to death presently. this act of this little diet revived the K. friends. and all cry out for an armed diet.