The petition of Frances Vynes, Nottinghamshire, 29 November 1645

To the Honourable Committye now resident at Nott[ingham]

The Humble Petic[i]on of Francis Vyne Widdower

Humbly desireth

That wheireas your petitioner hauinge lately receaued an order from you they honourable Committees for the receauinge of two moenths pay for they releife of her and her fowre small children That you will bee pleas[e]d to grant her your poore petitioner may but receaue from your honours the sume of soe much moneys as will buy your petitioner a cow to releiue your poore petitioner and her small children and wheiras the debts of your poore petitioner are greater the shee is able to pay wheirfore your petitioner humbley desireth that if your honours bee pleas[e]d to grant the request of your petitioner that they Cow may goe vnder your Honours protec[i]on that shee may bee freed from the a[r]rest of your poore petitioners boundsmen whom shee is ingadge to likewise your petitioners rents are so great that shee is not able to subsist without your honours fauour and helpinge hand heirin for wich your poore petitioner moest humbley prayeth for yours Honours longe life & Happiness.

Mr Hough, Pay a monthes pay to ye Pet[itione]r of that w[hi]ch was lately oweing to her husband at the rate of three shillings p[er] weeke and this shall be yo[u]r warr[an]t. Given vnd[e]r o[u]r hands the 29th day of November 1645

Nicho[las] Charlton

Gervase Lomax

Rec[eive]d twelue shillings of Mr Hough accordingly,

Frances [mark] Vynes


Key Facts

Date of petition

29 November 1645

Name of petitioner

Frances Vynes

Type of petitioner

War Widow

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • County Committee
    City and County of Nottingham

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity 12s
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

Petition signature


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People mentioned

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