Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA8)

15.1.1579 (Thursday 15 January 1579)

document 1002208

office of the judge against Jn Cofild of Earls Colne he was ordered to undergo further process he appeared personally and it was objected against him that he was absent from his parish church the sunday before michaelmas day last and four sundays in september and the last sunday in august as in the bill of detection he said that he at service on these days and therefore the judge ordered him to prove this on the witness and oath of six of his neighbours