Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA30)

4.3.1607 (Wednesday 4 March 1607)

document 1701731

Rich Warde of Earls Colne to purge himself with five hands he failed his purgation and was convicted and ordered to do public penance in Earls Colne church according to the schedule and to certify under the hand of the minister and the wardens and then the said Warde humbly sought that the penance should be lightened and he showed letters from the bishop of London concerning this case and the judge accepted them owes 4s6d received 4s