Archdeaconry Act Book (ERO D/ACA52)

6.10.1637 (Friday 6 October 1637)

document 2002646

office of the judge against Robt Carter of Earls Colne who appears and says that it would be a great disgrace for him to do the penance enjoined unto him and therefore he humbly craves that the penance might be commuted into a pecuniary sum and offered 5li which he desired might be accepted both for him and the said Sarah Carter to be disposed to such charitable uses as the judge would think fit this is accepted and he and Sarah Carter are dismissed with letters of testimony owes 2li10s