7th. March Thursday
On the King's declaration of indulgence fifteen licences were taken out for meetings of Protestant Dissenters. The indulgence was cancelled by Parliament 7th March. (Earwaker's Local Gleanings, vol. iii, p. 441.)(7)

Nicholas Mosley died in October, aged 61. He was the eldest son of Oswald Mosley, of Ancoats (see under date 1630). He was a Royalist, and paid a fine "for delinquency." He wrote a Treatise of the Passions and Faculties of the Soul of Man, 1653. Although a strict Episcopalian, he was on friendly terms with Newcome, Martindale, and other ejected ministers. (Mosley, Family Memoirs; Axon's Lancashire Gleanings.)(7)