Accounts from Grampound including payment ‘for whipping of the man’ (AD1240/14/12)

A scan of accounts from Grampound, listing a payment for a whipping.

Punishments often seem very harsh in the past. This account book from Grampound records a payment for a whipping ‘of the man that stole John Pye’s stockings’ (AD1240/14/12).

Yth hevel dhyn menowgh bos pur arow kessydhyansow a’n osow tremenys. An lyver akontow ma dhyworth Ponsmeur a govadh talas rag hwyppyans ‘a’n den hag a ladras lodrow John Pye’ (AD1240/14/12).