Samuel Pepys (1633–1703), British diarist. journal entry, Oct. 13, 1660. The Diary of Samuel Pepys, eds. Robert Latham and William Matthews (1977-83).
Thomas Harrison was one of the regicides responsible for Charles I's execution. It was said that he met his death with courage, making a final speech on the scaffold: "By God I have leapt over a wall, by God I have run through a troop, and by God I will go through this death, and he will make it easy."