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|1597||Hilary Term||39||Thomas Pagett of the Middle Temple, apprentice at law v John Durant, Catherine his wife (sister of John Lane late of Walgrave, esq., decd, administratrix of the goods of Augustine Lane), Edward Lane, Robert Lane and Edward Tirrell.||Possession of the manor of Walgrave, Norf., which plt purchased from Edward Saunders esq., whose father Edward had purchased it from John and Edward Lane: relief from a recognisance binding John Lane to Augustine Lane for payment of £200.||C78/106, no. 8 |
|1597||26 Jan.||39||Richard Willoughby of Nuneaton, Warw., tanner v Richard Powle, John Olyver, Roger Bowman (a suerty of Powle's) and others.||Sums of money owed to the plt by the dft; state of accounts between them.||C78/90, no. 8 |
|1597||26 Jan.||39||Esther Cole, widow and executrix of Thomas Cole, Bachelor of Divinity, late parson of Notgrove, Glos., decd v Edward Saveaker clerk, pretended incumbent, William Whittington, Richard Whittington, George Whittington and Thomas Cooke.||Profits of the parsonage of Notgrove; refusal of Saveaker to give up possession to Cole.||C78/105, no. 11 |
|1597||27 Jan.||39||Richard Lechford of Leigh, Surrey, esq. v Edmond Saunders esq., son of Thomas Saunders.||Lease of lands called Cowpers and Lydlandes in Charlwood, Surrey and the rectory of Leigh, Surrey, allegedly made to Thomas Saunders by Sir Robert Southwell.||C78/90, no. 10B |
|1597||29 Jan.||39||Decree in (i) John Pannell of Hempstead, Essex, yeo. and Margaret his wife, dau. and executrix of John Fenne late of Clare, Suff. v Ellen Fenne, executrix of George Fenn her husband, decd, who was son and executor of will of John Fenn, and wife of William Weekes of London, merchant tailor, and Thomas Fenn; (ii) William Weekes and Ellen his wife v John Pannell and Margaret his wife.||Administration and execution of the wills of John and George Fenn.||C78/92, no. 17 |
|1597||31 Jan.||39||Robert Norris of Norton, Sussex, gent. and Elizabeth his wife v Thomas Darrell esq. and William Mory, guardians of Mary Mustechampe, an infant.||Possession of a copyhold messuage and 20 acres in Aldingbourne, Sussex, parcel of the manor of Aldingbourne.||C78/92, no. 7 |
|1597||5 Feb.||39||John Chippingdale, Doctor of Law v Edward Wigley, George Wigley, sons of Henry Wigley and Elizabeth his wife, both decd and Henry Wigley, son of George.||Possession of a leasehold interest in a messuage, cottages and 5« yardlands parcel of the manor of Scraptoft, Leic., and leased to Henry Wigley by conventual lease of Coventry Abbey.||C78/104, no. 9 |
|1597||7 Feb.||39||Sir Christopher Blounte of Benington, Herts. v Sir Walter Harcourt and Dame Dorothy his wife, Robert Harcourt esq., Thomas Robynson esq., son and heir of William Robinson late of Drayton Bassett, Staffs., esq. and John Robynson gent.||Refusal to convey a lease of the manors of Drayton Bassett and Stonydelph with apps. in Staffs. and Warr. following an arbitration between the parties.||C78/89, no. 8 |
|1597||7 Feb.||39||George Rotheram of Lilley, Herts., gent., eldest son of George Rotheram esq., decd by his first wife v Anne Rotheram, widow and second wife of George Rotheram decd, Ralph Sheldon and William Child esqs and Isaac Rotheram gent., eldest son of George elder by Anne Rotheram.||Validity of a lease for 60 years or life of the manors of Farley and Whipperley [Stockweard in Luton psh], Beds., made by George Rotheram to Sheldon and Isaac Rotheram in trust for Anne Rotheram.||C78/91, no. 91 |
|1597||8 Feb.||39||Ralph Hurden v Thomas Trevett and Nicholas Trevett his son.||Possession of a lease of the farm, site and capital messuage of Long Bredy, Dors.||C78/97, no. 6 |
|1597||10 Feb.||39||Adam Wolley of Riber, Derb., gent., owner of the rectory of Ilkeston, Derb. v Elizabeth Gregge, wid.||Payment of tithes in kind from the dft's leaseholds called New Park and Park Land in Ilkeston psh.||C78/89, no. 9 |
|1597||10 Feb.||39||Mayor and Citizens of Chester v Robert Brooke, citizen and alderman of London and Robert Offeley jun., executors of the will of Robert Offeley sen., late citizen and haberdasher of London.||£600 bequeathed by Robert Brooke to for a common fund to be lent to the younger freemen of Chester.||C78/90, no. 9 |
|1597||10 Feb.||39||Edmund Standen esq., a clerk of the Petty Bag v William Bullock, gent.||Possession of the manors of Arborfield and Barkham, Berks., purchased by the plt of Thomas Bullock esq., decd, dft's brother; unlawful felling of timber.||C78/92, no. 6 |
|1597||11 Feb.||39||Joan Bladon v Henry Trickett clerk and Henry Trickett jun.||Life estate in a messuage in Branston, psh Burton upon Trent, Staffs. and lands.||C78/90, no. 10A |
|1597||12 Feb.||39|| Owen Wood, Dean of Armagh, Ireland, and Joan his wife, late wife and executrix of John Ballett, late citizen and goldsmith of London, decd v
Valentine Saunders, another executor and Simon Mawe, gent., his brother in law.
| Administration of Ballett's estate: bond of £500 by which Joan Wood bound to dft Mawe for the performance of the will; detention of her widow's
|C78/111, no. 4 |
|1597||16 April||39||Robert Dackombe v James Cottington, Doctor of Divinity and Edward Cottington, his brother.||Delivery of obligations of £200 made to secure the making of a jointure to the use of Silvester Dackombe, plt's sister, of £40.||C78/91, no. 10 |
|1597||16 April||39||John Huxham of Cornwood, Devon, yeo. v Nicholas Fayreweather of Cornwood, yeo., who married Thomasine Huxham of Harberton, Devon, wid., plt's mother, William Anne of Shanghe, Devon, Mary his wife and Walter Heate of Cornwood, yeo.||Settlement by John Huxham, plt's father, of a messuage in Cornwood on his marriage to Eleanor Fairweather.||C78/105, no. 8 |
|1597||23 April||39||Jerome Greene of Fletton, Hunts., yeo. v Robert Hopkins and wife Alice, widow of Libias Rawson.||Possession of a messuage and 70 acres in Stilton, Hunts; alleged forgery of the will of Nicholas Rawson of Dogsthorpe in psh Peterborough, Northants.||C78/91, no. 6 |
|1597||25 April||39||John Wood, Peter Hudson, William Harrison and others, tenants of the manors of Loweswater and Thackthwaite, Cumb. v Anthony Patrickson esq., lord of the manor.||Claim by the plt to hold by tenant right with a custom of certain fines, enclosure of a part of the wastes and commons called Holme by the dft, felling of timber by the dft, etc.||C78/97, no. 4 |
|1597||26 April||39||William Heath, administrator of the goods of his late father, James Heath v John Powell.||Securing a lease of two watermills, garden etc in Horsey Downe, Southwark, Surrey contrary to agreement with James Powell.||C78/89, no. 11 |
|1597||27 April||39||Oliver Thacker of Derby, innkeeper v Thomas Benson and William Collier, bailiff of the manor of Bewerley.||Lease of a house and 10 acres in Bewerley [in Nidderdale, Yorks?] called Chapel, made by Benson to one John Wood of Bewerley yeo. for 21 years and assigned by him to the plt; refusal to accept plt's rent to void the lease.||C78/89, no. 10 |
|1597||28 April||39||Richard Symons, a chancery cursitor v Thomas Jobber and John Symons, brother of plt.||Messuage called Cockenhall in Idsall, Salop., settled by one Francis Milward decd on plt's father subject to the payment of rent charge to the poor people of the parish.||C78/104, no. 7 |
|1597||30 April||39||Nicholas Gaywood of Bishops Offley, Staffs., gent. v Philip Bunghey and Thomas Homersley.||Rents issuing from a messuage in Sugnall, Staffs.||C78/104, no. 13 |
|1597||3 May||39||Michael Penyston of London, draper, Thomas Hauslopp of Solihull, Warw., gent. v Roger Vaughan of Clero, Radnor, esq., Roger Vaughan of Newchurch, gent. and Eleanor Vaughan his daughter, infant.||Possession of a tenement and 200 ac in Glasnett/Glasnant, psh Brougwyne, Radnor, and two tenements and 400ac in Michellchurch, Radnor, conveyed to plt by John Powell of Kineton, Heref., gent.||C78/104, no. 8 |
|1597||9 May||39||William Hynde of Madingley, Cambs., esq., the Provost and scholars of King's College, Cambridge, the Dean and Chapter of Ely and c. 100 others, all owners of lands in Cottenham, Cambs. v Robert Pepis elder, Thomas Pepis younger, George Pepis elder and John Bankes.||Ratification of an agreement for enclosure and the regulation of waste lands in Cottenham made by the arbitration of Lord North.||C78/89, no. 12 |
|1597||9 May||39||George Jackson of Gatenby, Yorks., gent., son of John Jackson decd v Anthony Kempe and William Waller esqs.||Action on a recognisance by which John Jackson and Ascoulphe Cleasbye of Moulton, Yorks, gent., became bound to Anthony Kempe in £20,000.||C78/90, no. 13 |
|1597||9 May||39||Roger Beare of Morchard Bishop, Devon, clerk v Henry Beecher.||Recognisance whereby the plt bound to pay a pension of £30 to the dft for as long as he remains parson of Morchard Bishop.||C78/92, no. 9 |
|1597||27 May||39||Andrew Paschall of Springfield, Essex, gent., son of Andrew Paschall decd, late churchwarden, William Daniell clerk, parson there, William Massie gent., Edward Bowsey of Springfield, yeo., churchwarden, and others in the name of the inhabitants and parishioners of Springfield v Thomas Mildmay of Springfield, esq.||Possession of closes in Springfield called Great Perifield, Little Perifield, Mellfield and Little Pullyns containing 25 acres which were bequeathed for the support of poor parishioners and repairs to the church.||C78/97, no. 5 |
|1597||28 May||39||William Cardinall of East Bergholt, Suff., gent. v Edmund Raphe of Hadleigh, Suff., yeo.||Action on a recognisance in which the plt bound to dft in 100 marks for the quiet possession of 8ac in Roydon, Suff. sold him by the plt.||C78/92, no. 18 |
|1597||2 June||39|| John Harper of Swarkestone, Derb., esq., lord of the manor of Alstonefield, Staffs. v John Golde, tenant of a messuage called Harbache,
parcel of the manor.
|Disputes arising from the partition of the commons in 8 Eliz.: dft's liability to do suit to plt's mill and court.||C78/111, no. 5 |
|1597||2 June||39|| Edward Underne of Ashford, Kent, clerk, administrator of the goods of Robert Underne, clerk v William Brown esq., executor of Judith Underne,
widow of William Underne, John Burton and Hugh Kellsterne, Brown's undertenants.
| Possession of a freehold messuage at Staythorpe, Notts., called Starhall and conventual lease of the manor of Staythorpe, Notts. made by Newstead
priory to one Thomas Underne: bonds made by plt to William Underne.
|C78/117, no. 7 |
|1597||4 June||39|| Robert Jaques, citizen and merchant tailor of London v William Lewkenor, citizen and haberdasher of London and John Jaques of London, merchant,
|Plt's investment in a trading partnership between the parties: petition that the court should oblige the dft to produce accounts.||C78/111, no.7 |
|1597||6 June||39||Arthur Hopton esq., son of Sir Owen Hopton decd v Robert Brooke elder, citizen and alderman of London and Robert Brooke younger, his son.||Mortgages and conveyances of property (including the manors of of Blyborough, Hinton, Cleydon's Risings and Vallance, all in Suff.) to dfts for settlement of Sir Owen's and plt's debts.||C78/89, no. 16 |
|1597||10 June||39||Edward Jones of London, gent. and Margaret his wife, widow of Richard Branthwayte esq., serjeant at law, decd v Thomas Spencer, Richard Spencer, Nicholas Fuller and Roger Bromeley esqs., all executors of Branthwayte's will.||Administration of Branthwayte's estate; failure to pay legacies to Margaret Jones, her claim to the manor of Ringwood, Hants. as jointure.||C78/89, no. 13 |
|1597||11 June||39||John Boun of Nottingham, gent. and Mary his wife, dau. of John Newbold late of Nottingham, decd v Ezechias Newbold, son of John Newbold.||Possession of messuages etc in Nottingham which were formerly the estate of John Newbold.||C78/91, no. 9 |
|1597||11 June||39||Dame Alice Berkeley widow and administratrix of the goods of Sir John Berkeley decd v John Berkeley esq., eldest son of Sir John.||Non-payment of a rent of £100 due to Sir John Berkeley in return for the grant of his lands to the dft.||C78/92, no. 8 |
|1597||14 June||39||Giles Sympson, John Trott, John Hellen and Daniel Wye, citizens of London and creditors of William Droughte, citizen and brown baker of London v Robert Wythens and William Droughte.||Petition that debts owed to plt by Droughte should be settled out of his property in Gracious St London, mortgaged to Wythens and in his custody by direction of an earlier order of Chancery.||C78/89, no. 14 |
|1597||14 June||39||Eleanor Breton, sometime servant to George late earl of Shrewsbury decd v Gilbert earl of Shrewsbury.||Possession of a lease of a messuage called Coldharborough [Coleherberte] in London.||C78/89, no. 15 |
|1597||14 June||39||Richard Loveday gent. v Sir William Paston.||Tenure of a manor called Fastolfes in Caister-on-Sea which the plt allegedly held of the manor of Thurne and Ashby in Flegg, Norf., which the dft had by the lease of the Bishop of Norfolk, and a rent of 50s, of which only 25s paid.||C78/105, no. 12 |
|1597||28 June||39|| Sir Thomas Posthumous Hoby and Dame Margaret his wife, dau. and heir of Arthur Dawkins/Dakins, decd and widow of Walter Devereux esq., brother of
Robert earl of Essex v George earl of Huntingdon, Henry Smith, William Bond and Giles Fleming.
| Possession of the manor and rectory of Harkness, Yorks., settled on Walter Devereux and Margaret Dawkins on their marriage; petition that Smith be
obliged to release the premises to plt on payment of £2,000.
|C78/111, no. 6 |
|1597||30 Sept.||39||Lionel Dalby gent., son of William Dalby decd, by Robert Banester gent., his prochin ami v Thomas Dalby gent., plt's uncle.||Possession of a capital messuage and lands in Tottenham and Edmonton, Midd., of which the plt claims the freehold and the dft a leasehold interest conveyed by Thomas Dalby.||C78/92, no. 10 |
|1597||10 Oct.||39|| Alice Ward of Birmingham, Warw., widow and executrix of John Ward yngr of Birmingham, baker, who was son and executor of John Ward elder, decd, and
William Ward, son of plt and John Ward v William Colmer.
|Possession of the lease of a messuage or burgage in the High St. in Birmingham late of John Ward elder and bequeathed by him John Ward younger.||C78/117, no. 13 |
|1597||11 Oct.||39|| William Williams, George Williams and Brewen Williams gents., administrators of the estate of Henry Williams late of Holme, Dors.,
gent., decd (who married Judith, dau. of William Bulkeley decd) v John Bulkeley of Burgate, Hants., esq. and Oliver Twyne late of Charford, Hants., gent.
|Recognisance of £100 in which the dfts bound to Henry Williams gent. for payment of £50.||C78/92, no. 11 |
|1597||18 Oct.||39||Roger Bellowe, gent., cousin of John Bellowe younger, decd v John Payne, gent. and Margery his wife, John Hercie gent. and Anne his wife, widow of John Bellow the younger.||Possession of messuages in the parish of Sonning, Berks., parcel of the manor of Woodley, a messuage called the `Signe of the Fawcon' in psh St Sepulchres, London, late John Bellowe's, and other lands.||C78/97, no. 8 |
|1597||25 Oct.||39||Richard Walwyn of Charleton, Som. v John Branche the father, John Branche his son and Gertrude his wife.||Possession of a copyhold in Charleton in the manor of Kilmersdon purchased by the plt of the dft; question of whether the interest of Gertrude Branche extinguished by the sale.||C78/92, no. 12 |
|1597||28 Oct.||39||George Russell v William Symons and Thomas Brabon.||Action on a statute of £400 acknowledged to the plt by Henry Knyghte of Chalton, Hants, decd.||C78/90, no. 12 |
|1597||29 Oct.||39||William Peter of Torbryon, Devon, esq. v John Stukeley and Humphrey Berry esqs, lords of lands called Wykes alias Eastwyke and Westwicke in psh Chulmleigh and George Packer and five others, the tenants of the lands.||Rent of £3 payable to plt out of lands of the dfts called the Wykes alias East Wyke and West Wyke in psh Chulmleigh, Devon.||C78/106, no. 7 |
|1597||31 Oct.||39||Richard Sunderland of High Sunderland, Yorks., gent., John Holmes of Keighley, Yorks, yeo, Thomas Baldwen, Alexander Holmes, George Bowcock and 13 others, purchasers of lands from Lawrence Keighley v George Bowes of Durham, son and administrator of Sir George Bowes late of Streatlam, co. Durham, Francis Slingsby of Scriven, Yorks., esq. and Lawrence Keighley late of Newhall near Otley, Yorks., gent.|| Relief from an extent on the plts' lands of a recognisance in which Scriven and Keighley bound to Sir George Bowes in £2,000 for the
performance of a conveyance of the wardship of Anne Goldesborough from Bowes to Slingsby and sold on to Keighley.
|C78/97, no. 7 |
|1597||4 Nov.||39||David Lloyd James, Hugh Lewys, Peter Powell and Maurice Morgan of Dessertt, Radnor v Richard Dawes.||Relief from an action on a bond brought by the dft against David Lloyd James and the other plts, his suerties, after the bond discharged by a new settlement with the dft.||C78/130, no. 16 |
|1597||8 Nov.||39|| William Serjeant of Great Kimble, Bucks., gent., son of William Serjeant of Kimble, gent., decd v William Serjeant younger, son of Richard, who was
eldest brother of the plt and the executor of their father's will.
| Possession of lands in Great and Little Kimble, Bucks., which William Serjeant devised to the plt in tail on condition that the plt should make
a lease to Richard of woods there called Eversholte.
|C78/117, no. 5 |
|1597||10 Nov||39||John Rotherham esq., chancery clerk v Francis Saunder gent., son of William Saunder esq.||Agreement between plt and dft concerning the manors of Cardens and Gattons (both psh Cliffe), Kent with other lands which were sold to plt by dft's elder brother Nicholas.||C78/89, no. 17 |
|1597||14 Nov||39||John Maliverer of Letwell, Yorks., esq. v Cecily Sandys, widow and executrix of Edwin Sandys late archbishop of York.||Relief from a bond entered into by plt as surety to the archbishop for one William Brewster.||C78/89, no. 18 |
|1597||17 Nov.||40||Francis Sherrard of Stapleford, Leics., esq., son and heir of George Sherrard esq., decd v Roger Smyth and William Cave esqs, trustees for George Sherrard.||Revivor of an earlier suit concerning the rents and profits of manors and lands late in the possession of George Sherrard including Stapleford, Saxby, Skawford, Freeby and Asserby in Lincs. and Leics. and elsewhere; breach of trust to employ the income to use of plt and his children.||C78/91, no. 8 |
|1597||17 Nov.||40||John Edwards of Bavington, Kent, gent. v William Kympton, William Edward Kympton, John Kyndon and eight others.||Proportionate contribution to rents due to the Master of the Rolls and the Dean and Chapter of Westminster issuing from nine tenements and an Inn called `The Bell on the Hoop' in psh St John the Evangelist, in Friday St. and Watling St., London.||C78/110, no. 1 |
|1597||23 Nov.||40||George Wallyn alias Walwyn and Anne his wife, widow and administratrix of John Bate the younger of Thurlaston, Leics., husbn, decd v Edward Turvile esq. and John Syde.||Possession of a messuage and 2« yardlands in Thurlaston leased by Edward Turvile to John Bate decd for a term of 30 years which the plt tricked into releasing to Turvile.||C78/100, no. 1 |
|1597||26 Nov.||40||William Gwyllym of Burlton, Heref. gent., Anne his wife and Thomas Gwyllym of Burghill, Heref., gent. v Hugh Welshe esq., owner of a moiety of the manor of Burghill, Herf., Francis Withens esq., and Hugh Parkyns.||Attempts to secure the forfeiture of a lease for 99 years of a moiety of the rectory and tithes of Burghill.||C78/100, no. 2 |
|1597||28 Nov.||40||Francis Langdon of London, son and heir of Clement Langdon, decd, by Thomas Jobson his guardian v Thomas Wharten.||Possession of a freehold messuage in New Buckenham, Norf., late of Clement Langdon||C78/110, no. 2 |
|1597||30 Nov.||40||Lawrence Searle, William Bird, John Serjant and eight others, undertenants to Edmund Felton, gent., of lands in Ongar Park, Essex v William Taber clerk, parson of High Ongar.||Dft's demands for tithes in kind where a composition customarily paid.||C78/97, no. 9 |
|1597||39||C78/, no. |