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   *//Besides this, a Gentleman of Honour and Repute, Colonell Russell, attested voluntarily before his Excellency the Lord Generall, that the Earl of Derby, at the taking of Bolton, charged with Prince Ruperts Lifeguard, who entred the Town next to the Forlorn hope, and that Quarter was not given of an hour and a half after; so that if the Earl of Derby killed Bootle, it must needs be in the height of the storm, Bootle being killed at the first entrance.//   *//Besides this, a Gentleman of Honour and Repute, Colonell Russell, attested voluntarily before his Excellency the Lord Generall, that the Earl of Derby, at the taking of Bolton, charged with Prince Ruperts Lifeguard, who entred the Town next to the Forlorn hope, and that Quarter was not given of an hour and a half after; so that if the Earl of Derby killed Bootle, it must needs be in the height of the storm, Bootle being killed at the first entrance.//
  
 +Lancashire Warr Regarding Bolton ​
  
-  *Lancashire Warr Regarding Bolton ​//There was also taken Captaine Georg Sharples of Lythom and was carried through the streets almost naked and bare footed in the mire and dirt to Mr Cuthbert Clifton, eldest Son to Mr. Thomas Clifton of Lythom, Landlord to the said Captain, who when he came before him and other like himself, they caused him to stand in the dirt to his knees Jearing upon him and put a Psalter into his hands that he might sing them a Psalme to make them sporte. And when their humour was satisfied that way sent him by a Souldier to the Church where the prisoners were. The Souldier brought him into an house where an Irishman, a Souldier and his wife quartered that night,and on the morrow there being a Randevous of the Army upon the More without the towne, they put a paire of clogs upon his feet and a musket upon his shoulders and so, like a pore souldier, he going to the More, when he saw his best opportunity escaped their cruell hands.’// ​  +  *//There was also taken Captaine Georg Sharples of Lythom and was carried through the streets almost naked and bare footed in the mire and dirt to Mr Cuthbert Clifton, eldest Son to Mr. Thomas Clifton of Lythom, Landlord to the said Captain, who when he came before him and other like himself, they caused him to stand in the dirt to his knees Jearing upon him and put a Psalter into his hands that he might sing them a Psalme to make them sporte. And when their humour was satisfied that way sent him by a Souldier to the Church where the prisoners were. The Souldier brought him into an house where an Irishman, a Souldier and his wife quartered that night,and on the morrow there being a Randevous of the Army upon the More without the towne, they put a paire of clogs upon his feet and a musket upon his shoulders and so, like a pore souldier, he going to the More, when he saw his best opportunity escaped their cruell hands.’// ​  
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