Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA4)

7.12.1570 (Saturday 7 December 1570)

document 1000258

office of the judge against Wm Martyn of Earls Colne detect that he is very dronkard on this day the said Martyn appeared and denied the articles against him and blasphemed very fatabour etc and because the churchwardens simpliciter detect he was ordered to confess his offence in the church of Earls Colne in the time of divine service and to give to the use of the poor of the parish 3s and to certify at the next court
he owes fees