Les reportes del cases in Camera Stellata, 1593 to 1609 from the original ms. of John Hawarde edited by William Paley Baildon Published 1894 Page 85
In Camera Stellata, coram concilio ibidem, Mercurij, 26 Octobris, 1597, termino Michaelmas Elizab. 39.
The first cause of hearing was between Edward Everard, plaintiff, Greene, and others, defendants, for riot; and because the plaintiff would not to make affidavit of his own knowledge, but only on the report, that the process was served on the defendants 14 days before the date of hearing, and because the order for hearing did not limit any certain day, [the case] was delayed by the Court and a new day of hearing had to be procured, for the course [practice] of this Court, on the hearing of any cause is first to read an affidavit, or to have it sworn viva voce in Court, that process was served 14 days before the day of hearing.
See also STAC Everard