The certificate for Thomas Wayte of Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire, March 1668

To the right Worsh[ip]full the Justices of the Peace for the west Riding in the Countie of Yorke

These are to Certifie your Wor[shi]pps or any others whome itt may Concern That the Bearer here of, Tho[mas] Wayte being at the beginning of the warrs, a seruant to the Right Hon[oura]ble the Earle of Cumberland, did according to his bounden dutie and loyalltie freely ingage in his Ma[jes]ties seruise, first vnder the Comand of the said Earle, and afterwards vnder S[i]r John Mallery, in the garison of Skipton in Crauen in the said county of Yorke, where of the said Tho[mas] Wayte resaiued such desp[e]rate wounds, that he lay most dangerously on them for three or foure years together, to that the expense of all his fortune and estate whatsoever. And to this day by reason of the said wounds, he remaines infirme in his bodey to the losse of a great part of the vse thereof, to the very great detrement and preiudice of the said Tho[mas] Wayte, who notwithstanding the same hath to the vtmost of his abbillitie demonstrated his loyalltie to his scared Ma[jes]tie, and hath all ways kept himselfe firme to the principles of the Church of England wherein hee was Educated

John Hamond

Fr[ancis] Carre

A penc[i]oner to enter now 40 s. a yeare.

Warr. Ss Tho. Garnett un Cora[m] p[ro] exchaing fees

Key Facts

Date of certificate

March 1668

Name of petitioner

Thomas Wayte

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Pontefract (Pontefract Parish), West Riding of Yorkshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 40s
    Frequency Annual

Petition signature


Further information in this certificate

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • Skipton (Skipton Parish), West Riding of Yorkshire

People mentioned

Archive information


West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield

Shelf mark

QS, 1/7/2/6/22