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Norfolk Record Society Est.1930

Patron: His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO

Edited By: D. E. Howell James



This book, the earliest of its series, shows how Norfolk was governed during the uncertain days of the Commonwealth. Control of the poor, punishment of the workshy, regulation of trade and wages, bastards and runaway apprentices were the daily concern of the justices in the 1650s.

Norfolk Quarter Sessions Order Book, 1650-1657