arrowcase: William Halley  c. Agnes Wellis    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeMarriage
date24 Jan., 22 Feb. 1488
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065B: 3v-4r, 5v-6v
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depositions
1488-01-24: Agnes Wellis, Response of Defendant
Admits that about January 1487 when Henry Brond asked if she would have William Halley as her husband, she responded yes, but denies that she had any intention to marry him. Admits that she and Halley frequently kissed.

1488-02-22: Henry Brond, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a future consent contract between William Halley and Agnes Wellis, late April-June 1487. Testifies that Wellis had, in his and the late Robert Botler`s presence, admitted to having contracted marriage with Halley.

1488-02-22: Richard Everard, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies to hearing Butler, Agnes`s mother`s husband, say that William Halley would marry Agnes Wellis, and that her dowry would be 20 pounds.

1488-02-22: John Spannysby, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he heard Agnes`s mother and step-father announcing the impending marriage.