Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA22)

13.7.1594 (Saturday 13 July 1594)

document 1600378

office of the judge against Edw Reade of Earls Colne detected by the wardens for that upon the 25.5. last past did call in the chancel of the parish church of Earls Colne Edm Potter one of the constables knave also upon the 11.6. last past he made a great brawl in the churchyard of Earls Colne and there did turn divers persons of great credit to be knaves he appeared and admitted the articles and alleged that he hath been punish for these matters by the justices order and there upon committed to prison and therefore the judge learning the truth of this dismissed him 12d