Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA6)

17.1.1576 (Tuesday 17 January 1576)

document 1001146

office of the judge against Robt Mascall of Earls Colne it was detected that he keepeth company suspiciously with one Alice Omsted of Earls Colne he appeared and admitted that he lived with the said Omsted but he denied that he had been incontinent with her therefore the judge ordered him to purge himself with nine hands of his neighbours at the next court