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.
Series: Norfolk Record Society
Volume Number: XXVI
Year of Publication: 1955
Edited By: James David Elidyr Howell
Tags: 17th Century, Commonwealth, Government, Justices of the Peace, Norfolk, Politics, Quarter Sessions