Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA8)

1.4.1579 (Wednesday 1 April 1579)

document 1002306

office of the judge against Jn Threston of Earls Colne denounced as in a bill that he was vehemently suspected of the crime of incontinency with Pricilla Harding of the same he appeared personally and the judge ordered him to answer he denied therefore the judge ordered him to compurgate himself under the hands of six of his honest neighbours