arrowcase: Katherine Martyn alias Apperys  c. John Paynaminuta alias Apperys    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeMarriage
date13 Dec., 18 Dec. 1494, 9 Jan. 1495
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 222r-223v, 225r-226r
remarks: This case is discussed in Richard Helmholz, Marriage Litigation in Medieval England (Cambridge, 1974), 60.
depositions
1494-12-13: Oliver Growell, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that John Paynaminuta has a wife, named Conesyn, living in Bordeaux, and that he frequently saw them living together.

1494-12-13: John Paynaminuta, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that John Paynaminuta has a wife, named Conesyn, in Bayonne. Also, testifies that when he told Paynaminuta that Conesyn was still alive, Paynaminuta told him it was necessary that he divorce his wife Katherine Martyn.

1494-12-18: John Paynaminuta alias Apperys, Response of Defendant
Admits to previous marriage with Conesyn de Ionquelas. Also, responds that he abstained from his second marriage with Katherine Martyn upon hearing that his first wife was still alive.