"hage the 31 of january
...but ended yesterday with voilence as all great things do but kings: ours whent out: Lyke a farding candele: and has given us by this convension an occasion not of amending the goverment: but of melting itt down and make all new:..."
Carey Mordaunt, Viscountess Mordaunt, later countess of Monmouth and, later, of Peterborough
from The Hague to John Locke, January 1689
Correspondence of John Locke ed. E.S. De Beer