The lavves and statutes of Geneua as well concerning ecclesiastical discipline, as ciuill regiment, with certeine proclamations duly executed, whereby Gods religion is most purelie mainteined, and their common wealth quietli gouerned: translated out of Frenche into Englishe by Robert Fills.
Geneva (Switzerland), Fills, Robert, fl. 1562.

Of the visitacion of the prisoners.

MOreouer we haue ordeyned a certeyne day in the weeke, in the whyche shalbe made cer∣teyne consolacions to the prisoners, for to admonishe and exhorte them: & that there be one of the Seniors of ye counsell deputed to be there assistent, to the ende there be no fraude commit¦ted, and if there be anye appointed to dye by the determynacion of the coū∣sell, it shalbe necessarye to call some certayne mynyster to comforte the Page  [unnumbered] person, as nede shall require, for whē they tarye vntyll suche tyme as they leade them to the death, they be often tymes so occupied with horrour, that they be not apte to receyue or vnder∣stand anye consolacion, and this daye is ordeined the satterday after diner.