arrowcase: Alice Brigge  c. William Markis    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeDefamation
date8 Feb., 28 Feb. 1494
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 184r-185r, 187r
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depositions
1494-02-08: John Clerk, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present when William Markis admitted he defamed Alice Brigge in order to get her to agree to a marriage contract, and when Markis refused to rehabilitate her name publicly, 6 January 1494.

1494-02-08: Richard Wode, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present when William Markis publicly affirmed in the parish church that he had fornicated with her and denied that he had contracted marriage with her, on 6 January 1494.

1494-02-08: John Palmer, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, Richard Wode.

1494-02-28: Richard Wode, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies on re-examination that William Markis is the only one to have spoken to him about his fornication with Alice Brigge.

1494-02-28: John Palmer, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies on re-examination that William Markis is the only one to have spoken to him about his fornication with Alice Brigge.