1568

16th. October Saturday
The watching of the town appears to have been a compulsory service, and each watchman was expected to have “a jack, a sallet, and a bill.” At the opening of the fair every burgess was expected to attend the steward in armour or to provide a substitute “well furnished” with bill and halbert. October 16. Earwaker’s Records.)(7)

16th. October Saturday
It was forbidden by the Court Leet jury to cast carrion or anything else hurtful into the river Irk. October 16. (Earwaker’s Records.)(7)