Earls Colne Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr76)

14.6.1595 (Saturday 14 June 1595)

document 67001108

that Thos Smith (may be Thos Smith) was attached by Robt Knight one of the constables by virtue of a warrant from the high commissioners to him directed for his apprehension and because the said Thos (may be Thos) drew his dagger and misused the constable and rescued himself and so escaped although he was bound to his good behaviour against all her majesties liege people therefore he is in mercy 5s (in translation Thos Smith is called Wm Smith)