The certificate for Samuell Miles, Robert Webb and six other maimed soldiers, 2 January 1652

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Much hon[ou]r[e]d.

S[i]r, this souldyer is one of the eight menc[i]oned in the ticket w[hi]ch I have sent herew[i]th; his name is Samuell miles, you will doe him a favour, if you will please to p[ro]cuer him a certificat vnder ye lord Generalls hand and seale, to cary w[i]th him into the cuntry, being cuered he desyers to goe into essex, wher he formerlie liued, and to get a penc[i]on ther. He vnderstands that the quarter session is at Chemsford on Tewsday next; if you please to p[ro]cuer a letter from the lord Generall he will cary it saflie & deliuer it, w[hi]ch may not only be a benifit to him, but to severall others who wer wounded at wocester & are gon downe thither to get penc[i]ons being maimed & disabled men, this is ye Request of him who is

Your servant Rich[ard] Mabb{on}

Governour of the savoy hospi{tal}

<This ii of January 1651>

S[i]r ther is another souldyer whose name is Robert webb, and is one of the eight souldyers menc[i]oned in the said certificate my Request on his behalfe is, as for the form[e]r w[hi]ch granted, will farther ingage him who is yours to serue you

Richard Mabbon etc.

<This ii of January 1651>

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To his much hon[ou]r[e]d Frind mr w[illia]m Malin Secretary to the Right hon[oura]ble his Exelen[cy] the lord generall Crumwell

D[e]l[ive]r this

Key Facts

Date of certificate

2 January 1652

Name of petitioner

Samuell Miles

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    County of Essex (exact location undefined/uncertain)

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Worcester, 3 September 1651

Places mentioned

  • Chelmsford (Chelmsford Parish), Essex
  • The Savoy Hospital, London

People mentioned

Archive information


Essex Record Office

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Essex Record Office

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