The certificate for Margret Knowlesley of Nantwich, Cheshire, 2 November 1657

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These may Certifie all whom it may Concerne that Randle Knowlsley deceased was a soulder for the Comon=wealth of England in the late warres and serued for the space of fiue yeares in the Iland of Man: vnder the Comande of Captin Smith in the Regim[en]t of Col[one]l Robert Duckenfeild; afterwards vnder Maior Cadwell and Last of all in my Compenye in the garrison at Ramsey bay wher hee dyed: Duringe all w[hi]ch tearme hee behaued himselfe in the said service faithfully: Giuen vnder my hand this 2d day of November 1657:

Sam[uel] Rose

Key Facts

Date of certificate

2 November 1657

Name of petitioner

Margret Knowlesley

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Anglesey (exact location undefined/uncertain)
  • Ramsey (Kirk-Maughold Parish), Isle of Man

People mentioned

Archive information


Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Shelf mark

QJF 85/4, fol. 125