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  SP16/191 1631 account of Constables' actions
  SP16/191 1631 account of Constables' actions; this is an extract from an account of their actions given by two JPs from Offlowe, a hundred (sub-division) in Staffordshire, to the king's assize judges, in 1631.
  What have these Constables done wrong? How much were they fined?
What reasons might there be why they have failed in their duties?
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