Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA16)

18.9.1587 (Monday 18 September 1587)

document 1101353

office of the judge against     Wade of Earls Colne noted of suspicion of incontinency with a certain Joan     which dwelleth in his house suspected to live incontinently and sometime she reporteth that she is his wife and sometime that she is not he is summoned but failing to appear he is pronounced contumacious and the penalty is reserved to the next court