Archdeaconry of Berkshire Act Book

BRO: D/A2/c5

f 256v (6 December)

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Officium domini contra Oliverum Ricardes gardianum de longcot

propter muros cimiterij ruinosos dominus iniunxit vt reseruantur a quolibet citra festum pasche sub pena cuiuslibet v.s. et gardiani habent ad certificandum citra diem predictum & that they pull downe ther buttes in the churchyard by candelmasse & þat they dawnce no more in ther churchyard

xix d. satisfecit et dimissus est in die predicto.

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  • Record Translation

    f 256v (6 December)

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    The lord's office against Oliver Ricardes, warden of Longcot

    On account of the collapsed walls of the cemetery, the lord (judge) has enjoined that they be restored by someone before the feast of Easter under a penalty of each (of the wardens (?)) of 5s, and the wardens have to certify before the aforesaid day (English). 19 d. He made satisfaction and was dismissed on the aforesaid day.

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  • Glossed Terms
    • cimiterium, -i n nt var of coemeterium [DML]
    • butte n a target for archery practice
  • Document Description

    Record title: Archdeaconry of Berkshire Act Book
    Repository: BRO
    Shelfmark: D/A2/c5
    Repository location: Reading

    1561–5; Latin and English; paper; i + 331 + i; 295mm x 205mm; modern pencil foliation; bound into dark grey boards with brown leather corners and spine, title stamped on spine: 'LIBER | ACTORUM | 1561–1565 | Berks e | c.5.'

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