arrowcase: Thomas Walker  c. Katherine Williamson alias Walker    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

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typeMarriage
date26 Nov., 29 Nov. 1490
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 77r-78r
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depositions
1490-11-26: Alexander Chambir, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed present contract between John Hill and Katherine Williamson in Stepney around late September 1482. Happened to be there because he, John Hill, and some other friends had been practising archery in the fields around there and had gone into the house to have a drink.

1490-11-26: Griffith Lewes, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, Alexander Chambir, adding that the present tense contract between John Hill and Katherine Williamson was made on 22 September 1482.

1490-11-26: Margaret Cliff, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, Alexander Chambir.

1490-11-29: Sir William Tailour, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he, a canon of St. Bartholomew`s priory, was present at the solemnization of Thomas Walker and Katherine Williamson`s marriage, 25 January 1482 or 1483, in St. Bartholomew priory church. The subprior, [William] Guy, solemnized the marriage.

1490-11-29: John Cruse, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he, a clerk of St. Bartholomew`s priory, was present at the solemnization of Thomas Walker and Katherine Williamson`s marriage in St. Bartholomew priory church, around 25 January 1483.

1490-11-29: Joan Ussher, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that she witnessed the solemnization of marriage of Thomas Walker and Katherine Williamson, 25 January 1483, in the St. Bartholomew priory church. Testifies that she was present throughout the whole nuptial mass, and that after the solemnization they lived together for about seven weeks in this witness’s house in the priory`s precinct, lying in the same bed.