From the Puritan Fast Day Sermons, preached after the death of Charles I. The subject is that the sins of previous monarchs may still be visited on a present generation though a godly ruler is in place. So in the case of the days of Josiah, because of Manasseh. In our own nation, the previous administration.
From The Digital Puritan site: Patrick Gillespie (1617–1675) was born 2 March 1617, and educated at St. Andrews University, where he graduated in 1635. In 1642, he became minister of the second charge of Kirkcaldy, and of the High Church of Glasgow in 1648.