The certificate for Robert White, Sussex, 5 October 1649


Upon my comeing here last night I found my mother very ill & her distempers still continuing, w[hi]ch occasions my absence this day, otherwise I had waited vpon you & should there haue moued you in the behalfe of this bearer Rob[er]t White a soldier formerly vnder my com[m]and & wounded in ye seruice ag[ains]t Portland Castle; yt he may haue a pension according to ye ordinance; he hath much suffered by want already & if not now releiued like totally to perish, yo[u]r charity to him will much oblidg

yo[u]r very faithfull seruant

Harbert Morley

<Glind Octob[er] 5 1649>

Key Facts

Date of certificate

5 October 1649

Name of petitioner

Robert White

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Lewes, Sussex

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • Assault on Portland, 21 to 23 August 1645

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


East Sussex Record Office

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