Star Chamber (PRO STAC8/289/30 Eliz and Francis Veer v Rich Harlakenden)

29.11.4Jas1 (Saturday 29 November 1606)

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to the ninth says that as soon as Strutt came into the millhouse he Diglett and Strutt fell to reasoning and cross speeches but that Robt Peartree one of the constables of Earls Colne staying without the door of the millhouse came also together with Smith into the millhouse and that Peartree then charged Diglett to keep the peace and not to strike at Strutte with a crow of iron which Diglett then had in his hands which he did not offer to do to his best remembrance further says that since that time he has said that if Peartree constable had not come into the mill when he did he Diglett would have spoilt or misused Strutt or else Strutt would have misused him and more he cannot say