36. Minutes of Council of the Borough of Lynn, 1 January 1432, text
of letter sent to the Prior of Norwich requesting that St. Nicholas be
granted authority to perform baptisms, marriages, and the “churching” of
women (a ritual of purification after childbirth). After E.M. Beloe, F.S.A.,
Our Borough: Our Churches: King’s Lynn, Norfolk (Cambridge, 1899).