The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

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New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911 - New England
Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 274 - Scripture and prayer, so also at the 5th houre at night, and then give account of his own private reading, as aforesaid, in particular the third, and constantly attend lectures in the hall at the houres appointed. But if any (without necessary impediment) shall absent himself from prayer or lectures, he shall be lyable to admonition, if he offend above once a weeke.
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