Star Chamber (PRO STAC8/163/9 Rich Harlakenden v Wm Eedies et al)

4.10.4Jas1 (Saturday 4 October 1606)

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Edw Smythe of St Gyles without Cripplegate 48yrs said he doesn't know that the lease was forged but he thinks it true as Eedies came to his house and showed him a lease of the mill with a seal more than three years since and said to him that divers of the witnesses on it were dead but that if he would set his hand as a witness he would give him 10li he said he would not do it