Document ReferencePw2 Hy 50/1-2
TitleUnattributed memorandum concerning raising a 'puisant army sodainely'; n.d. [c.1642-1648]
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionLays out the ways in which 'in Tenne dayes tyme to raise men and provide maintenance for a puissant Armie both for offence and defence without interrupting the Trade of the Cittie and Kingdom or preiudeceinge the poore'; sets out in detail a number of suggestions including for Sir William Waller to raise 40,000 men in London with Sir Arthur Haslerrige [Hesilrige] through the Aldermen and guilds.

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Termmilitary campaigns, England 1640s

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28680Waller; William (c.1597-1668); Sir; Parliamentary generalc.1597-1668
NA28603Hesilrige; Arthur (-1661); 2nd Baronet; M.P. and Parliamentarian-1661
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