Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA49)

28.5.1633 (Tuesday 28 May 1633)

document 2001083

office of the judge against the wife of Jeff Potter of Earls Colne detected by the wardens for common absence from divine service before mr Woolle the surrogate .1.1633 appeared Vinyor the procurator and alleged that the said Potter is a lame woman and very sickly and so troubled with disease in her lungs and stomach that oftentimes she is ready to die therewith unless help be presently administered in which respect she dare not go to church for fear that she should fall into one of those fits here which daily do afflict her and so make a disturbance in the church and that she hath thus been troubled this year or two last past 2s cited