Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA8)

2.9.1579 (Wednesday 2 September 1579)

document 1002513

office of the judge against Jn Reynolds of Earls Colne to purge himself under the hands of five neighbours he appeared and produced as compurgators Robt Berry and Rich Williamson of Earls Colne aforesaid Thos Crisp and Alban Bridge etc and these people swearing his innocence he was pronounced compurgator purged and restored these four were ordered to abstain from the company of the said Brewar in a public place from now on 5s