Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 1, July 1653 - April 1657. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Monday, February 9, 1656–7. (fn. 1)
The remonstrance and humble petition of Susannah Bastwick, a distressed widow, the relict of John Bastwick, doctor of physic, (fn. 2) in the behalf of herself and her four children, was this day read.
Ordered, that this Petition be referred to a Committee, to examine the matters contained in the Petition, and to consider of sonic effectual way for relief and satisfaction of the Petitioners, and to report their opinion to the House. (fn. 3)