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The History of the Beadle

The office of Beadle dates back to an Official of the Roman Temple and has developed over the centuries through the Parish Beadle, who had charge of the property of the parish, into the Parish Constable, who also enforced discipline in the area.... http://www.innholders.co.uk/history/beadle.htm

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.