Ralph Josselin

(1616—1683) Church of England clergyman and diarist

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(1616–83) Vicar of Earl's Colne (Essex), whose journal is a major source for 17th-century social historians. See Alan MacFarlane (ed.), The Diary of Ralph Josselin, 1616–1683 (1976), and, The Family Life of Ralph Josselin, a Seventeenth-Century Clergyman (1970).

From The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: History.

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