Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA8)

2.9.1579 (Wednesday 2 September 1579)

document 1002475

office of the judge against Rich Clarke of Earls Colne he was to be sought he appeared and the objected articles of the churchwardens of Earls Colne namely that there was a public fame of incontinency between him and a certain Eliz Jeggon of the same Clarke denied them and therefore he was ordered purge himself under the hands of four neighbours and to certify of this