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The Clarke Papers. Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary to the Council of the Army, 1647-1649, and to General Monck and the Commanders of the Army in Scotland, 1651-1660, ed. C.H. Firth (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1899). 4 vols.
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Major Ralph Knight to General Monck
f. 69b.This day most of the officers that were appointed to waite on his Highnesse mett att Whitehall, where his Highnesse hinted to us the cause of our now meeting; which was that Charles Stuart had 8000 men in Flanders ready to shippe, and had writt to his freinds heere nott to stirre till hee was uppon the coast, and that Colonel Sexby had promised the King of Spaine to betray a considerable garrison in England to him, and that many heere would joyne with him, as alsoe how the 5th monarchy men and others did indeavour to route us into bloud, with other thinges which I shall give your Lordshippe an account of when wee have mett againe,1 which will be on Munday next att 3 a clock. I hope this meeting will much strengthen and cement the army.
September 6, 1656.
[1 ]See Thurloe, v. 341, for the Secretary’s account of the position of affairs, and Vaughan, Protectoraie of Cromwell, ii. 32.
[2 ]Major Ralph Knight, of Monck’s regiment of horse, who was one of the officers who had been sent for to represent the regiments in Scotland.