The petition of Robert Rollinson, Nottinghamshire; Richard Taylor, Nottinghamshire; and Thomas Flowers, Nottinghamshire, 24 October 1646

To the Hono[ura]rble Committee of Parliament resident at Nottingham.

The humble Petic[i]on of

Robert Rollinson}        {Captaine Pendock.

Richard Taylor} under {Cap: John Wright.

& Thomas Flowers}      {Major White.

Sheweth that they were all wounded very sore against Newarke at the Seege, and haue lane euer since in this Towne, vnder the Chirurgions hands, in greate miserie: And are 10 weekes behinde for pay since Newarke was surrendered: onely Two of them, Robert Rollinson & Richard Taylor did receiue 20 s. a peece, w[hi]ch your Honors were pleased to giue them towards their releefe.

And now hauing spent all that, and what more they had, being in want & necessitie, and still lying at charges vnder the Chirurgions hands, most humblie intreats yo[u]r Hono[u]rs further favour in charitie towards their releefe and maintenance, That they perish not, And (according to their duties) they will pray for you &c.

Mr Hough paye vnto Rob[er]t Rollingson, Richard Taylor and Thomas Flowers twenty shillings apeece vpon accounts in p[ar]te of theire paye and this shal be yo[u]r w[a]rr[an]t given vnd[e]r o[u]r hands this 24th day of October 1646:

Ja[mes] Chadwicke

Nicho[las] Charlton

Rec[eive]d each of vs twenty shillings [apeece] of Mr Hough accordingly


p[er] Rob[er]t [symbol: mark] Rollingson: Rich[ard] [symbol: mark] Taylor:

[symbol: mark] Thomas Flower

Key Facts

Date of petition

24 October 1646

Name of petitioner

Robert Rollinson

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 60s
    Pension No Pension
    Frequency No Pension

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Siege of Newark, 26 November 1645 to 8 May 1646

Places mentioned

  • There are no known places

People mentioned

Archive information


The National Archives

Shelf mark

SP 28/240/II, fol. 648