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Cambridgeshire harvest prevents recruiting

In Cambridgeshire on August 17 at 12:23 am

17 Aug 1643 (Thu) || From Cambridge they write, that the Drums are beating up in their County to raise forces according to the late Ordnance of Parliament, but because the People there are now busie about their Harvest, their whole numbers cannot be so speedily compleated as is desired, and yet there are many young men that come in readily and offer their services. || William Ingler – Certaine Informations (P)