Quaker Quarterly Meeting - marriage certificates (PRO RG6/1379)

14.3.1672 (Thursday 14 March 1672)

document 9700185

1672 whereas Lawrence Candler and Eliz Knights both of Fearing in the county of Essex having declared their intentions of marriage at several public meetings of the people of god called the quakers in Essex which was approved of by the said meetings now these are to certify all people whom it may concern that for the full determining of the intentions aforesaid this 14.3.1672 in an assembly of the people of god aforesaid at their meeting place in Fearing the said Lawrence Candler did solemnly in the fear of god according to the example of the holy men of god recorded in holy scriptures of truth take the said Eliz Knights to be his wife and likewise she the said Eliz Knights did then and there take the said Lawrence Candler to be her husband each of them promising to be faithful one to the other he as a loving and tender husband and she as a loving and obedient wife so long as they should live and we who were then present at their taking each other have hereunto set our hands witness the same the day and year aforesaid Nath Phipers Jeremiah Emson Susanna Knights Joseph Mathew Jn Raven Ellen Page Jonas Cockerton Jn Delledike Sarah Catney Rich Cornwell Ann Delledike Ann Catney Grace Sanders