Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Volume 45

Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Volume 45

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...parish, per viam querela (by way of complaint) 1637. That I the said Leigh and my ancestors is and have been descended of a family of gentry, and so commonly reputed, and that the said John and Thomas Snow, at such a time and place, said that I, the said Leigh, was no gentleman, but descended of the base stock of the whorehoods, &c., &c., thereby to provoke a duel. The decree is not mentioned. (7) Lord Robartes contra John Samuell, for defamation, 1637. Fine, 100 marks and 10 costs. (8) Edmund Kenn, of Uphill, co. Somerset, contra Henry Robyns, of Hinton, in same county. Trinity, 1637. Fine, 40, and costs, 20.--These three (Nos. 5, 7 and 8) show us that the court did levy fines, and very smart ones! (9) Perrott contra Perrott. Thomas Perrott, of London, Esq., libells against Robert Perrott, of Moreton, co. Hereford, Herbert Perrott, of Gray's Inn, co. Middlesex, son of the said Robert, and Francis Perrott, of London, merchant, for using his coate of armes, not being of the same family. He sets forth that Sir Owen Perrott, of Hardlestone, co. Pembroke, Knt., had 4 sonnes only, and so sets forth his own descent from them, and says that the said Robert, Herbert, nor Francis are not nor were descended from that family, and which he proves by the bearings and the depositions of divers witnesses. No further particulars are given. The pedigree is entered in Visitation of London, 1633, vol. ii, p. 155 (Harleian Society). The Perrotts libelled continued to use the arms, and they appear on the seal attached to the will of the above Sir Herbert Perrott. No blood relationship is traced with the Haroldstone family, nevertheless that estate was left to him. (For particulars see Heraldry of Worcestershire, p. 426.) (10) Wadham...
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236785118
  • 9781236785114