The certificate for Houmphrey Briskoe of Newton juxta Chester, City and County of Chester, Epiphany 1661

this is to Certifie that Houmphrey Briskoe a soldier vnder the Command of Capt[ain] John Leche was shot with a Brace of Bullets verie dang[e]rously into the shoulder out of which came many Bones and he a longe time in Cure haueing notheing for his owne [illegible] relife and to pay for his Cure all this is true as wittnesse my hand

Robert Morrey


<the Bearer was shot att Winginton Bridge att feight>

Key Facts

Date of certificate


Name of petitioner

Humphrey Briscoe

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Northwich (Great Budworth Parish), Cheshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Skirmish at Winnington Bridge, 19 August 1659

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shelf mark

QJF 88/4, fol. 34