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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., 1901). 4 vols.
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August 4, 1659.—
xxxi. f. 178.Yesterday the Commissioners for nominacion voted Lieutenant Colonel Keane and Major Kelke to be feild officers in Colonel Pearson’s regiment. A private souldier taken with Captain Elsmore is adjudged by a Court Martiall to be hanged. Newes then came that Massy was taken by a troope of horse at one Mr. Beales house neare Bristoll, and rideing all night toward Gloucester he escaped by a fall of his horse and the darkenesse of the night, though a troop ridde behind him. The Lord Herbert was that day secured at his owne house. Letters came late at night that Colonel John Booth came Sunday last into Chester, and made way for the reception of Sir George Booth, his brother, and Colonel Ireland the next day. The gates were promised to bee open for them when they pleased. The next day they marcht with a party of horse through a great part of the country, and this day intend their rendezvous at Houghton Heath.1 Four regiments are this day marcht towards them and Shrewesbury, where 6000 armes are in the Castle, the people disaffected to the present authority, and but a troope and company to serve both towne and Castle. This day the House was resolved into a Grand Committe upon the governement, and ordered to resume it againe Tuesday next.
[1 ]Rowton Heath?