Hutchinson -DA407 .H9 H7 1806

cur'd a warrapt to seize his person; whereupon Mr. Hutchinson, with his brother, went immediately home to his owne house at Owthorpe. About four or five dayes after a troope of cavi!Jiers, under the command of Sr. Lewis Dives, came to Stanton, near Owthorpe, and searcht Mr. Needham's house, who was a noted puritane in those dayes, and a collonell in the parliament's service, a;1d governor of Leicester: they found not him, for he hid himselfe in the gorse, and so escaped them; his house being lightly plunder'd, they went to Hiekling and plunder'd another puritane house there, and were comming to Owthorpe, of which :Mr. Hutchinson having notice, went away to Leicestershire; but they, though they had orders to seize Mr. Hutchinson, came not al that time because the night grew on; but some dayes after he was gone another company came and search'd for him, and for arms and plate, of which finding none, they tooke nothing elce. Two dayes after l\1r. Hutchinson was in Leicestershire he sent for his wife, who wus then big with child, to come thither to him, where she had not bene a day, but a letter was brought him from Nottingham, to give him notice that there was a · ~varrant sent to the sberilfe of Leicestershire to seize his person. Upon this he determined to go the next clay into Northamptonshire, but at five of the clock that evening the sound of their trumpetts told him a troope was comming into the towne; he stay'cl not to see them, but went out at the other end as they came in, who, by a good prm·idence for his wife, (somewhat aflicted to be so left alone in a strange place) proved to be commanded by her owne brother, Sr. Allen Apsley, who quarter' cl in the next house to that where she was, t ill about two or three dayes before all the king's horse that were thereabouts march'd away, being commanded upon some service to go before the rest. l\1r. Hutchinson, m the meane time, was carried by a servant that waited on him to the house of a substantiall honest yeoman,