The certificate for Richard Ricketts of East Knoyle, Wiltshire, Michaelmas 1646

We the Inhabitants of East Knoyle, whose names are vnder written, w[i]th all due respect, & obseruance doe humbly recom[m]end the distressed Case of this our poore neighbo[u]r Richard Ricketts to the Consideration of ye hon[oura]ble Court of the Assizes, as well knowing, and being sensible of his otherwise helplesse Condition, and doe heereby humbly ioyne w[i]th him in this his Petition (for releife) to the sayd hon[oura]ble Court, as alsoe in Prayer for their happines &c

Chr[istopher]: Wren Rector

John Stantor

Augustine Goldisborough

Randolph Dominick

George [symbol: mark] Smyth

William Breather

Rob[er]te [symbol: mark] Farnell

Christo[pher] Williams

Nicholas Williams

Thomas Frowde

William Oborne

Edward Hickes

John Perrat

John Helliar

Henry [symbol: mark] Lyde

Francis Tope

Walker Sanger

William Oborne

John Halles

John Goldisborough

John Goddard

Tho[mas] [symbol: mark] Withers

Jo: Mervyn

Thomas [symbol: mark] Randolph

John [?Merimethex]

Mathew Merrin

John Skone

Leonard Boles

Henry Marshman

<Thomas Purchase>

<Theaphby [symbol: mark] Lambart>

<Robert Braine>

Key Facts

Date of certificate


Name of petitioner

Richard Ricketts

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

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

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

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