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Deeds, letters c.: Wheler Papers


The Bailiff and Burgesses of Stratford upon Avon to Sir Henry Yelverton, Attorney General, in behalf of divers poor men oppressed by one William Slatter, late of Stratford, carpenter, by a bill in the court of Star Chamber, the said Slatter being `a fellowe of verrye lewde behaviour, a stirrer upp of suites, a contentious person, a contemner of authoritye and of orders made by His Mat supi; supe; sups; Justices of Assise... for which misdemeanors he standeth indicted within the saide Borroughe for a common Barrater, and refform not him self, but groweth worse and worse' etc. Dated at Stratford, 26 April 1619. Folio 109.