Thursday, 9 January 2014

Tipple no more

In 1627, John White of Stourton Caundle was sentenced to three days in Dorchester gaol and fined 20 shillings for selling ale without a licence that resulted in folk being so drunk that rowdy behaviour ensued. He was made to promise to tipple no more.

Dorset 1/4 Sessions, 16325 - 1628

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