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An acceptable excuse for absence from a manorial court. Lists of names and the fines charged for absence commonly appear at the beginning of records of the proceedings of manor courts. Essoins were the equivalent of the modern ‘apologies for absence’ which are recorded at the beginning of minutes of meetings.

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