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Certificate by David fferrour, mayor of the city of Chester, that 'in presence of Thomas Cotyngham and John Chaumbour then Shirefs of the seid cite, John Sotheworth and Thomas Godefelowe, in the counsell hous atte the Pendice of Chestre, there came afore me one Isabell late wyf to Jankyn Richardson of litell Salghall and there she said as she shuld unsware afore god atte the dredefull day of dome that she sate undir one ffylot wyf of Richard Sharp when she was seke opon hir dethe bedde, etc.' Sealed 'wt the seall of thoffice of Mairalte of the seid cite.'