. Sheppard cites “Croo. 1 part last publisht 855,” probably an inadvertence for Perkinson
v. Bowman, Cro. Eliz.
853, 78 Eng. Rep.
1079 (1600), which indeed seems to hold as the treatise suggests. Quotation marks
supplied in this and the preceding paragraph.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.