Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA25)

14.1.1601 (Wednesday 14 January 1601)

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office of the judge against Thos Carter of White Colne he was ordered to purge himself with five neighbours he appeared and brought in as his compurgators Edw Prentice Jn Coote Jn Shercrofte and Robt Parmeter who pleaded to be admitted and took oath as to his innocence on the charge of Mary Graunt who had affirmed that the said Thos Carter was the father of her child the compurgation was successful and therefore he was dismissed and testimonial letters were to be written paid fees received 19s owes 4s6d received 4s owes 2s5d