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Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA8)

22.7.1578 (Tuesday 22 July 1578)

document 1002151

office of the judge against Xiana Lovney stands excommunicated impregnated by illicit coition on this day Lovney appeared though the judge undertook on oath and examined and she confessed her fault and that Walt Newman had impregnated her but that no other person had known her carnally the judge ordered her to do public penance viz the next sabbath in the public market place at Coggeshall and the following sabbath in the church of Earls Colne and to certify at the next