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]
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
6 Oct[ober] 1669
1) To receave v s. quarterly