Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA12)

1.8.1584 (Saturday 1 August 1584)

document 1100918

office of the judge against Susanna Auncell of Earls Colne she appeared against which an objection was made viz we present one Rich Hutton a singleman of our town and one Auncell's wife of our town vehemently suspected of notorious crime she denied this and was ordered to purge herself under four hands of her neighbours and she was also ordered to consort with the said Hutton except in a public place