To ye right wor[shi]pfull his Ma[jes]ties Justices of peace
To ye ho[oura]ble ye Comittee for ye County of Derby.
The humble petic[i]on of Ann Hoades of Wirkesworth.
Yo[u]r petic[i]oners husband was by S[i]r John Gell Comanded, amongst many others, to bee a pyonere against Wingfeild mannor when it was beseidged, where hee was slayne, & left behinde him, yo[u]r petic[i]oner & six small Children destitute of meanes.
Yo[u]r petic[i]oner humbly prayeth releife and shee & her poore Children shall pray &c.
Aprill 30th 1647
Upon this Petic[i]on it is ordered that Mr Buxton Treasurer pay to the Petic[i]oner Two pounds towards her pr[e]sent releife