The petition of Thomas ap Edward of Llanarmon, Denbighshire, 6 October 1669

To the worshipfull the Justices of the peace of the Com[itatu] of Denbigh in open q[ua]rter Sessions att Ruthyn.

The humble petic[i]on of Thomas ap Edward of Llanarmon in the s[ai]d Com[itatus]

Humbly sheweth

That yo[u]r petic[i]oner was a Trooper vnder the Com[m]and of S[i]r Thomas Salusbury Barr[one]t in prince Maurice his Regim[en]t in w[hi]ch seruice hee receaued seu[er]all wounds & after the death of S[i]r Thomas Salusbury (that troope being reduced) hee served as a Com[m]on Souldier vnder the Com[m]and of Capt[ain] John Salisbury of Llewesog in the Regim[en]t of Collonell William Salesbury late Govern[o]r of Denbigh where hee behaued himselfe trusty & faithfull ‘till the Surrend[e]r of that Castle And upon all occasions after was ready of his Madge Maj[es]ties service and p[ar]ticularly was lastly vnder the Com[m]and of S[i]r Evan Lloyd Barr[one]t in S[i]r George Booths ingagem[en]t where hee was in greate danger of life by the sinkeing of a Boate and there indeavouring his escape did soe bruise his Arme yt hee is not able to labour for his liueing as formerly hee did

In tender Considerac[i]on whereof yo[u]r petic[i]oner humbly begs to bee admitted one of the poore penc[i]oners

And yo[u]r petic[i]oner will ever pray &c

I haue knowen this Petic[i]oner trusty and faythfull in all ye ingagem[en]ts aboue menc[i]o[n]ed: And that hee was seuerall times maymed as is specified: And never deserted his Ma[jes]ties service

Jo[hn] Salisbury.

6 Oct[ober] 1669

1) To receave v s. quarterly

Key Facts

Date of petition

6 October 1669

Name of petitioner

Thomas ap Edward

Type of petitioner

Maimed Soldier

Declared allegiance


Injuries sustained;
ailments experienced

Authority petitioned

  • Quarter Sessions
    Ruthin (Ruthin Parish), Denbighshire

Outcome of petition

  • Successful
  • Gratuity £0.0s.0d.
    Pension 5s
    Frequency Quarterly

Petition signature


Further information in this petition

Events mentioned

  • Skirmish at Winnington Bridge, 19 August 1659

Places mentioned

  • Denbigh Castle (Denbigh Parish), Denbighshire

People mentioned

Archive information


National Library of Wales

Shelf mark

Chirk Castle MS B25d/9