'Edward Sale's first wife, Margaret ______, was in 1637 convicted of adultery with two men (MBCR 1:198, 202-3; GM 6:142-43, 145). In 1637/8 all three were sentenced to be whipped and banished, "never to return again, on pain of death" (MBCR 1:225; GM 6: 143).'
'Sale, Seale, or Saile, Edward, Salem, was prob. that passeng. 1635, aged 24, in the Elizabeth and Ann from London, freem. 2 Nov. 1637, but he must have belong. to ano. ch. than S. In June preced. his w. Margaret was charg. for adultery with more than one, and banish. next yr. See Col. Rec. I. 198, and Winth. II. 349.'
↑ Birth year estimated based on christening date of husband (1609) and birth of only known child (1638), assuming that she was somewhat younger than her husband (given her infidelity).