The petition of Francis Calverley and eight other other maimed soldiers, Nottinghamshire, 22 April 1646

To the right hon[oura]ble the Comm[i]ttie for ye County of Nottingham

The humble petic[i]on of nine maimed souldiers

Humbly shewing that ye poore pet[itione]rs were all maimed in the Parliam[en]ts seruice & being sent by Order and good certifficate from the Lords & commons to their frends for their reliefe And being in great want & misery being sleighted by many officers & one of the nine hauing lost both his feete had a litle horse which dying & failing him he is great trouble to ye rest & in great paine to trauill

Their humble requests are therefore yt yo[u]r hon[ou]rs according to yo[u]r accustomed clemency do afford y[ou]r poore pet[itione]rs some fauourable assistance on their Journeyes & to wardes getting them a horse againe for w[hi]ch your poore petic[i]on[e]rs as in duety bound shall eu[e]r pray &c.

Mr Hough, pay to the petition[e]rs the sume of fiue shillings & this shall bee your warrant. Aprill. 22th: 1646.

Nicho[las] Charlton

Gervase Lomax

Rec[eive]d fiue shillings of Mr Hough accordingly

Fra[ncis] Calverley

Key Facts

Date of petition

22 April 1646

Name of petitioner

Francis Calverley

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • County Committee
    City and County of Nottingham

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity 5s
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

Petition signature


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Places mentioned

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People mentioned

Archive information


The National Archives

Shelf mark

SP 28/241/I, fol. 298