The certificate for Elis Clegg of Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, 4 May 1652

These are to certifie whom it may concerne yt Elis Clegg a souldier vnder my com[m]and was wou (in ye seruice of kinge and parlament) was wounded and lamed att ye storming of Leedes, wherby hee is vtterly vnabled to follow his trade as fomerley Giuen vnder my hand may ye 4th 1652.

John Chadwicke

Key Facts

Date of certificate

4 May 1652

Name of petitioner

Elis Cleg

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Manchester (Manchester Parish), Lancashire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Battle of Leeds, 23 January 1643

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Lancashire Archives

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