Assize Indictments (PRO ASSI35/51/T)

summer 1608 (June 1608)

document 14000635

Thos Allen of Earls Colne labourer a common spinner of wool stole 40lb of wool worth 30s belonging to some unknown person and made it into yarn and Jn Howchin and Wm Fine both of Halstead labourers 1.6.6Jas1 at Halstead intending to defraud the said unknown person persuaded the said Allen to sell them the wool cheaply tried autumn 6Jas1 Howchin pleads not guilty guilty taxed 20s