testimony of Roger Colard
|#9: Agnes Waltham c.  Richard Heth  - Witness for Plaintiff, 1487-02-01|
|source||London Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065, 13r|
|summary||Agrees with previous witness, John Gosnell.|
|placenames||Essex - Walthamstow|
|english translation||latin text|
|First day of February in the home of the lord Official, in my, Richard Spencer`s, presence |
Roger Colard of the aforesaid Walthamstow, where he was born and has lived since birth, illiterate, of free condition, thirty years old, as he says. Inducted as a witness etc., he says that he has known Agnes Waltham for two years, and Richard Heth for a year or thereabouts. To the first and second articles of the libel, he agrees with John Gosnell examined above. To the third article of the libel, he says that the things that he said are true, and public voice and fame circulated and circulate concerning them in the parish of Walthamstow and other neighbouring places, as he says.
|Primo die Februarii in domo domini Officialis in presencia mei Ricardi Spencer|
Rogerus Colard de Walcomstow predicta, ubi fuit oriundus et moram suam traxit a tempore nativitatis sue, illiteratus, libere condicionis, xxx annorum etatis ut dicit. Testis et cetera, dicit quod Agnetem Waltham per duos annos, Ricardum Heth per annum vel circiter bene novit ut dicit. Ad primum et secundum articulum dicti libelli, dicit et concordat iste juratus cum Johanne Gossnell superius examinato. Ad tercium articulum dicti libelli, dicit quod superius per eum dicta sunt vera et super eis in dicta parrochia de Walcomstow et aliis locis eidem convicinis et circumvicinis laboraverunt et laborant publica vox et fama ut dicit.
| Walthamstow, Essex.|