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Churchwardens' presentments: Stratford-upon-Avon


18 October 1619. John Lane, gent., `for not receivinge the holi comunyon according to the cannons' and `for not coming to church according to the canons'. Others presented `for common goers out of the church in the tyme of devine service and for not staying to heere the sermon'; and the wife of William Piggon, maltster, `for revyleing and miscalling Mr. Wilson our vicare, gyving him the tytle of a knave' (f.17).