Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA16)

30.3.1588 (Saturday 30 March 1588)

document 1102111

office of the judge against Jn Stevens and his wife of Earls Colne he appeared and admitted the offence and therefore was ordered to do public penance at the next court and to pay the fees the following mr Adams received her to give thanks she being a fornicatrix of his knowledge he was married upon whitsunday last past by without licence by mr Adams vicar of Earls Colne she being then with child she was churched by Lemming schoolmaster being a layman 2s to appear at the next (inserted)