Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA16)

9.10.1587 (Monday 9 October 1587)

document 1101509

office of the judge against Wm Adams vicar of Earls Colne he permitteth excommunicate persons to come to church viz Jn Gowe father Paine Margt Game and Carr's daughter and did ask the banns between Hen Wright and another he being excommunicate mr Adams appeared and showed a paper signed by divers honest men stating that he was a priest (could be Adams or Leming) he is ordered to produce letters of ordination before the feast of the nativity of st john the baptist and to undergo further process