Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA37)

9.11.1614 (Wednesday 9 November 1614)

document 1802545

office of the judge against Jn Fletcher of Earls Colne detected by the wardens for being absent from church upon the 7.8. being the sabbath day in the afternoon and being requested to go to church he showed himself contentious being at that time in the house of Jn Frost of the same parish he appeared and admitted that he was at the said Frost's house upon the day aforesaid but did not drink and further that he used no ill speeches to him that admonished him to go to church he was ordered to admit his guilt in the presence of the minister and the churchwardens and to certify of this at the next he owes