Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA22)

8.5.1595 (Thursday 8 May 1595)

document 1600940

Joan Hutton of Earls Colne alleged that she hath had a child in fornication not being as yet for the same punished she confessed that it was true alleging that Robt Clarke now of Colchester tailor did beget her with child about sixteen years past which they were never as yet punished she was therefore ordered to undergo penance in church