REQ 1/19. List, Hillary Term 40 Eliz I (1597) - Part2

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This page contains a list of the contents of pages 222 - 268 of orders, memoranda & decrees from Volume REQ 1/19 (orders, decrees and memoranda of the Court of Requests), covering dates 26 January 1597/8 - 14 April 1598.

For further details of the whole volume, conventions used and guidance on locating images, see REQ 1/19.


Page Date of Entry Plaintiff(s)/Complainant(s) Defendant(s) Notes/Comments
222 26-Jan Thomas Stirrop of London, Stationer & Arthur Perkins of London, Haberdasher Peter Prestwood of London, Merchant Tailor Defts proceedings at Common Law on several actions of debt
222 26-Jan Anthonie Dowe John Jeffrey als Spooner Sale of freehold lands & tenements called Hixis & Garrards and also 3 acres of copyhold land in the Manor of Abbotts Hall in Pettanghe (no county)
223 27-Jan George Langdale John Kirbie Alleged agreement concerning license to sell "shagbutts, trumpetts, pavilions or peeces of trumpetts of silver". Dismissed as being more appropriate for the courts of Common Law
223 28-Jan John Burton Cadwallader Roberts, Dorothy his wife and Henry Marre Attempt to recover £33 which the complt stood bail for Thomas Marwell decd, late husband of the deft Dorothy.
224 29-Jan Anne Lloyd, wife of Humfrey Lloyd, Gent Humfrey Lloyd, Gent Wife's claim for maintenance from her husband, and defts ignoring of previous orders & decrees. Sherrifs of Brecknock, Glamorgan & Carnarthen ordered to distrain property of the deft in order to satisfy previous orders.
226 30-Jan Edward Potto John Campion & others Estate of late Edward Campion, inc tenements called Burtons & Gowldings (no county). Refs previous bill of George Coleburne concerning proof of title.
226 30-Jan James Baynton, Esqr Robert Catesbie, Gent & Robert Godfrey, Gent Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law concerning bond of £80
227 30-Jan John Credland Richard Hagleighe, Elias bennett and Robert Parke Stay of deft Hagleighe's proceedings at Common Law on action of debt. Dismissed as a matter more fit to receive trial at Common Law
227 30-Jan Stephen Ridge of Sellenge, Kent Peter Knight & Thomas Knight Claim to share of wheat "sowen to halfs" by the complts late father Thomas Ridge decd.
228 30-Jan William Bennett, Clerke & others Edward Symonds, Gent
228 31-Jan John Paseley & Elizabeth his wife Margerie Neale, Widow Title to 12 messuages etc in Hornecastle, Lincs, claimed by the complt Elizabeth as daughter & heir of Martin Barbor, son & heir of Richard Barbor & Beatrice his wife
229 31-Jan Richard James & Beatrice his wife Josyas Calmadie, Gent Debt due to a former husband of the complt Beatrice. Dismissed to be tried at Common Law
230 31-Jan Henry Chapman, Gent & Ambrose Rose executors of the last w & t of John Rose decd Elias Martin & Margery his wife daughter of the said testator Actions in the Ecclesiastical Courts at Canterbury concerning the deft Margery's marriage portion.
231 31-Jan William Corah & Mary his wife Jonas Windle
231 31-Jan Lawrence Munnes William Cholmeley, Esqr & Alice Bartlett, widow Debt
231 01-Feb John Allen John Cornewall Leasehold & copyhold property. Dismissed as complt has not entered into bond to stand by decision of arbitrators
231 06-Feb Edward Land Thomas Reade Stopping or diverting of a watercourse leading to a grist mill in Upleman, Devon.
232 06-Feb Eustace Bedingfeild, Esqr Robert Boning, Clerke Detention of evidence concerning the manor of Hale, Norfolk.
232 06-Feb Richard Hurrell & Nathaniell Howell Roger Godbold
232 07-Feb Sir William Brereton, Knight Edward Harrison & John Wiseman
233 07-Feb Thomas Peniston, Esqr & Mary his wife James Cromer, Esqr Silver & Gilt plate. Decree of November last to stand.
233 07-Feb John Holt & Elizabeth his wife Edward Marle & others Dismissed as same matters have been raised in several courts
234 07-Feb Leonard Sadler Thomas Bennett, Alderman of London & others £20 for the use of 2 poor children of Dorothy Bell, nearest kin to the complt.
234 07-Feb Thomas Aldworth Robert Robinson Oade or woade to the value of £240
235 07-Feb John Trevor, Esqr & Thomas Smith Dame Katherine Copley, Widow
235 08-Feb John Flower of Carleton, Northants, Esqr John Allen, Gent & Henry Allen
236 08-Feb Raphe Waller Thomas Gunthorpe
236 09-Feb Franncis Nevell, Clerke James Stephenson, Luke Gonaston, Thomas Parkinson & John Towers Concerns lands & tenements in Stoke, and the advowson of the parsonage of Headon in Notts. Refs suit of deft Stephenson in Court of Arches, at which he was awarded £6, and subsequently procured the complt's excommunication, and had him arrested & jailed in Nottingham on a writ of excommunicato capirmo
237 09-Feb Alice Godbold, widow George Seaman Actions at Common Law against the complt & William Browning as executors of the last w & t of John Marshall, the complt's late husband.
238 10-Feb John Harris & William Harris John Greene Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law on action of debt
238 10-Feb Thomas Knight William Baker Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law on action of debt
239 10-Feb John Warner Ricahard Clark Profits from copyhold lands etc at Dedham, Essex during the minority of the complt.
239 10-Feb Henry Goodrick, Gent Lewes Snagge, Gent
239 11-Feb Thomas Drax Nicholas Doughtie, Gent Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law. Attachment awarded for the Sherrif of County of York to apprehend the deft for his refusal to appear to answer to this court.
240 11-Feb Augustine de Bewley, Merchant Stranger Richard Symonds, Esqr, William Fyning & Robert Cutt
240 11-Feb Gerrard Pitham, Susan his wife, Edward Chapman & Grace his wife George Hancock, James Chiball & Nicholas Blinco A messuage contining 4 tenements in Barmesey Street, parish of St Oliffe, Southwark, Surrey and other property in the same county, estate of William Chayer, grandfather of the complts Susan & Grace
241 11-Feb Mathewe Blades Henry Simpson, Clerke Dismissed as complt has not proceeded.
241 12-Feb John Stephens the elder & John Stephens the younger one of the Gents of Her Highness' Chapel Thomas Cowchman & Jarvis Cowchman his son Stay of deft Jarvis Cowchman's proceedings at Common Law against John Stephens the elder concerning the tile to 1 1/2 acres in a meade called Scopmeade in Gowtherste, Kent.
242 13-Feb William Cole, Doctor of Divinity, President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford & the scholars of the same John Palmer, Richard Willimore, Thomas Simes, William Langford, John Crowche, John Bezannt, John Holloway, John Webbe & Richard Yeedes Concerns the felling of timber on tenement & lands in Brachefyld, Michelmershe, Hants which is explicitly forbidden by the terms of the lease
243 13-Feb Alice Langton, widow Thomas Fletcher Defts failure to act upon order of 25 November last
243 13-Feb Agnes Ingerie, widow Gregory Andrewes Detention of goods & household stuff
244 13-Feb Michael Potter William Wittlesey Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law
244 13-Feb Thomas Atcheson John Deane & John Whiting
245 13-Feb John Kent Bryan Guybbons & others Concerns whether or not a bond (debt to Mark Shaftoe of Newcastle upon Tyne) had been satisfied and cancelled. 2 versions of the bond (one cancelled, the other not) to be delivered to Henry Chapman, Alderman of Newcastle upon Tyne & Willm Jackson, Gent, to investigate which is the true bond.
246 13-Feb William Palen & Mary his wife Edward Mitton, Gent, Richard Hasell & others Jointure for Mary Palen by the complt William Palen
246 13-Feb William Debdale & others Richard Swinton, Gent Dismissed as complt has not delivered sum of money equivalent to debt in question as per order of 28 November last
247 13-Feb Alice Marshall Richard Foster Debt for house rent due from the estate of John Port of the parish of St Giles without Cripplegate, London decd
247 13-Feb Thomas Shewell Richard Truslowe
247 13-Feb Thomas Dod Thomas Parker, Gent, executor of the last w & t of Edward Parker, Gent decd
248 14-Feb Anne Smith, widow, late the wife & executrix of John Smith late of Bray, Berks, Glover decd Thomas Newbery, Richard Hall & Isabell Westcott, widow Stay of defts actions of debt at Common Law
248 14-Feb Richard Hatche one of the supervisors of the last w & t of Robert Kent decd, Thomas Kent & Richard Kent Andrewe Worsley & Margaret his wife Defts action of debt at Common Law for a sum which Richard Hatche had agreed was to be used as a legacy for the complts Thomas & Richard Kent from the said Robert Kent decd, their father, a former husband of the deft Margaret
249 15-Feb Lawrence Boswell, Clerk John Pigeon
249 16-Feb Elizabeth Norton, widow Hughe Base & Jeffrey Plase, executors of the last w & t of Alexander Horden, Esqr decd & John Norton, Gent one of the overseers of the said will
250 16-Feb Thomas Good, Gent Elizabeth Shipper, widow Concerns the attempt to reverse a previous decree for payment of the complt to the deft of £63
251 30-Jan Anne Gostling, widow & administratrix of the g & c of John Gostling her late husband decd Thomas Osborne the father & James Osborne the son Refs order of 5 November 39 Eliz. 2 leases of the parsonage of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, assigned as security for John Gostling's debts.
252 06-Feb Franncis Harvy, Esqr, one of Her Majesty's Gentleman Pensioners William Harris, Esqr Jointure provided for complts wife Camilla, formerly the wife of Thomas Darcie of Tolshunt Darcy, Essex decd & provision for the daughters of the decd.
255 09-Feb George Jenkes & Margaret his wife Frannces Jenkes & Edward Edge £80 due to the complts as a legacy in the will of Richard Lutley, Margaret's father, and £60 bequeathed in the will of John Lutley Margaret's brother. Dismissed as parties live in the Marches of Wales.
256 13-Feb Franncis Atmere & Rose his wife in the name of the inhabitants of Great Breckles, Norfolk Franncis Woodhowse, Esqr Surrounding of the common of Breckles with water by means of a sluice, and a house built over the same.
256 14-Feb Margaret Gurney, widow late wife & executrix of John Gurney decd Anthony Freeman, Margerie his wife & John Gurney Stay of defts proceedinsg at Common Law on action of debt against the complt as excecutrix of her late husband, and tenement in Cycester, Gloucs.
257 21-Feb William Sansom Dudley Hawkes Mem: £3 15s delivered to the complt as per order
257 22-Feb [blank] Sadler [blank] Bennett, Alderman of London Mem: £10 delivered into the hands of William & Dorothy Bell for the benefit of their children as per order.
258 05-Mar Robert Mennell, Gent John Layton, Gent Supersedeas directed to the Sherrif of the County of York for teh stay of the execution of the attachment awarded against the complt as Richard Mennell, Gent has made affidavit that the complt has been and remains extremely sick.
259 09-Mar Anne Garforth, widow, guardian to William Garforth her son William Shipman & Thomas Higgons Leases (including house called the Eagle & Childe in Holborne), goods & chattells bequeathed to William Garforth by his uncle John Garforth decd
261 01-Apr Hughe Parlor, Gent Peter Bory
261 14-Apr Edmond Bridges, Esqr Robert Denham & others
261 06-Feb Christopher Manfeild & Mary his wife Lyon Lambe £10 & plate & household stuff claimed by the complt Mary to have been devised by her late father Richard Howe decd
262 06-Feb Thomas Shewell Richard Truslowe, Gent Goods, chattells & money claimed by the complt to have been devised by John Truslowe, Gent decd
263 09-Feb John Heydon, Esqr John Hollingbrigge Arrears of rent due from a house & 2 gardens in Aldersgate Street, St Gyles at Cripplegate in the suburbs of London. Dismissed as complt has failed to proceed.
263 13-Feb Richard Hanburie of London, Citizen & Goldsmith John Baker Agreement for the transporting of 4 fatts of iron wire (c. 386 stone) into France, made in October 1588, to be sold by the defts factor, and the share of any gain over the price available in England at the time.
264 10-Feb Walter Janncey William Hall 3 messuages etc in Yarkhill, Herefordshire. Deft refusing to seal conveyance although complt has paid agreed sum.
265 27-Jan James Wingfeild Thomas Wheeler Rent due from messuage in Wirrardsburie, Bucks
266 01-Feb Thomas Ryley & Margaret his wife Simon Jewkes Dismissed as complt has failed to provide replication as per previous order of October last past
266 30-Jan John Hilpe the younger Robert Jones, Henry Permiter & others Lease of a messuage in Thornebury, Gloucs, claimed to have been made by Dame Ursula Stafford & others to John White & others.
267 04-Feb Thomas Bishop Robert Bussye, John Bussye, William Bussye Elinor Birde, widow & others 18 acres of land, part of a tenement called the Tenement Branthorpe, manor of Blofeilde, 1 acre of Oate land and 3 roods of a tenement called Perkes in Blofeild and Hemlington, Norfolk. Stay of proceedings at Common Law.
267 06-Feb Thomas Coxe & Alice his wife Cuthbert White & John Powell A messuage and 9 acres, 2 closes of pasture called Purseclose and Homeclose, and a parcel of meadow called Halfordsham, customary lands of the manor of Christenmalford, Wilts & stay of defts proceedings at Common Law
268 10-Feb Griffin Payne one of Her Highness's ordinary servants Thomas Stampe, Esqr Stay of defts proceedings at Common Law. Title to tenement within the Castle walls of Wallingford, Berks.