Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA50)

21.5.1635 (Thursday 21 May 1635)

document 2001646

office of the judge against Mary the wife of Benedict Scott on this day appeared Jn Brewer warden concerning her purgation under three hands and alleging Scott's adultery with Wight and on the oaths of Eliz Morley Dorothy Brewer and Hen Morley of Earls Colne that they saw Wight and Scott commit the very act of adultery together compurgation fails and the judge decrees that she should do a public penance in a sheet in church