The petition of Humphrey ap Richard of Bodrychwyn, Denbighshire, April 1664

To the right wor[ship]full his ma[jes]ties Justices of the peace of the Countie of Denbigh

The humble petition of Humphrey ap Richard of Bodrychwyn in the said Countie of Denbigh

Sheweth vnto your wor[shi]ps {that} your petitioner hath served his late ma[jest]ie Charles the first of blessed memory as a souldier in the late vnhappy warres vnder the Com[m]and of Capt[ain] Williams in the Regiment of Col[one]l Hugh Wynne for many yeares together and neuer deserted his said ma[jest]ies seruice but continued faithfull to his trust and euer was and still is very Loyall and faithfull to in serveing his ma[jes]ties vpon any occasion.

His humble request therefore is that your wor[shi]pps would be pleased to admitt him in the number of those maymed souldiers which receaue that penc[i]on ordered by his ma[jest]ies to that purpose and your petitioner will euer pray &c.

Key Facts

Date of petition

April 1664

Name of petitioner

Humfrey ap Richard

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

No known injuries or ailments

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Ruthin (Ruthin Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • Unknown

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • There are no known events

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B86/87