as enrolled among the cuirassiers of Pycehill Hundred, Staffordshire.
In this I think he is in error, the Matthew referred to being one of the Staffordshire family, which continued in that section.
Under the date of February 27, 1639, Cradock writes to Winthrop: The Writts for a parlaiment are nowe abroad.
I heare there hath beene great adoe at Westminster theise 2 dayes about there burgesses, & not yeet agreed on. Come Tuesday next the burgesses of London are to bee chosen, beeing the 4 March. God in mercy dyrect them & the whole kingdome in theire choise, that this parlament may produce good to the Realme; approaching evils being much to be feared. . . . If you shall thinke of ought fitt to bee mooved in parlament consider seriously of it with the Court there, to whome I pray you tender my best service with all deue respects and upon notice of your desires I doubt not but to fynd meanes to furder the same, wherein my best indeuours shall at least wise not bee wanting. . . . I j