1633

1633
On New-Yeare’s-Day, the Mosse being of a greate breadth, and foure or live yards deepe, rose up out of his place, and trauelled towards the house of James Knowles, and environed it about, carried a large stone trough before it, and boar downe trees that stood in the way, but being afterward somewhat broken with a row of trees before the sayd James Knowles’ house, it filled the brookes and riuers, slew the fish, blackend the water, made some fruitful land barren.”(7)