arrowcase: Richard Cressy  c. Alice Scrace    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

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date28 Mar. 1489
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 55r-56v
remarks: Although Alice Scrace was theoretically the defendant here, clearly she did not contest the case; likely she and Richard Cressy brought the case to the Consistory in order to obtain a definitive sentence that their marriage existed.
1489-03-28: Alice Scrace, Response of Defendant
Responds that she does not contest Cressy`s case, agreeing that she contracted in the present tense with him in early February 1489. Tells detailed story of their courtship, gifts given and received, and secret marriage against both her employer`s and her brother`s wishes.