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Of an honest housholder which was cuningly deceyued by a subtill companion, that came to hire a Chamber for his Master.
"An housholder, and that a gret was he;" the context plainly showing the meaning to be, "hospitable on a great scale."
Let proclamation once againe be made, that euery housholder, on paine of deathe keep in his Prentises, and euery man, stand with a weapon readie at his doore, as he will answere to the contrary.
¶ And an other law/if any housholder dye intestate/his money & other goodes shal re [-] mayne to his next kyn.