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1491-06-07: Robert Woode  c. Joan Patryk  DefamationLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS0906584rv
1491-06-07: Thomas Soorton (a Soorton), Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present on 14 April 1491 when Joan Patryk accused Robert Woode of having stolen her purse. Testifies that Woode`s reputation among parishioners and among “good and serious men” of the Shearmen`s craft of the city of London was injured as a result.

1491-11-17: Laurence Wyberd, John Austen  c. Maude Gyll  MarriageLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS090653v-5v, 249v-251r
1491-11-21: Robert Austen, Witness for Competitor Suit
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract in Maude Gyll`s parents’ home between Gyll and John Austen, 25 December 1489. Testifies that he witnessed another present contract between the parties on 25 April 1491, and that Austen gave Gyll a ring as a marriage token.
1491-12-03: Alice Gyll, Witness for Competitor Suit
Testifies that Laurence Wyberd gave her daughter Maude Gyll a pair of gloves, but not as a token of marriage. Testifies that she thinks John Austen should win the case as he is in the right.
1491-12-03: John Gyll, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposition lost/cuts off.
1491-11-21: Thomas Wilby, Witness for Competitor Suit
Testifies that he witnessed Maude Gyll and John Austen contract marriage in the present tense in April or May [1491?]. Testifies that he was present when Gyll gave Austen a pair of gloves as a marriage token, and that Austen happily received it.
1491-11-21: Maude Gyll, Response of Defendant
Admits that she contracted marriage by words of the present tense in her parents` house with John Austen, around Christmas 1489, and that she and Austen subsequently exchanged gifts for the occasion. Responds that her contract with Austen is well known in the parish of St. Benet Fink and neighbouring places.