arrowcase: William Calverley, William Case  c. Joan Brown    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeMarriage
date6 July, 19 July, 17 Aug., 18 Aug. 1490
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 74v-76v
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depositions
1490-07-06: James Sharp, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between William Calverley and Joan Brown, at Brown`s house, on 13 April 1490.

1490-07-06: Robert Sutton, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between William Calverley and Joan Brown, at Brown`s house, on 13 April 1490.

1490-07-19: James Sharp, Witness for Plaintiff
Re-examined, testifies that he was married to William Calverley`s sister, but denies favouring one party over the other. Provides more detail regarding the contract.

1490-07-19: Robert Sutton, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he does not favour one party over the other. Provides more detail regarding the contract.

1490-08-18: Joan Brown, Witness for Plaintiff
Responds that she and William Case contracted twice on 14 March 1490 in her own house, once while alone and a second time in front of witnesses. She says that she had been reluctant to publicize it because her previous husband had so recently died.

1490-08-18: Richard Tryllok, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between William Case and Joan Brown on 14 March 1490. He had been present there because he had come to collect money owed to him from the estate of Joan Brown`s deceased husband John Brown.

1490-08-18: John Litster, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, Richard Tryllok.

1490-08-18: Richard Billok, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with Richard Tryllok. Testifies that this is common knowledge in the parish of Stratford Langthorne.