arrowcase: Thomas Hall, Thomas Miller alias Salmon  c. Denise Pogger    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeMarriage
date19 Oct., 30 Oct. 1489
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 58v-59v, 64-65v
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depositions
1489-10-19: Robert Osbern, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between Thomas Hall and Denise Pogger, 23 August 1489. Testifies that on 27 August Pogger told him many men had urged her to marry another man, and that because of this, she requested he ask Hall to hasten their solemnization.

1489-10-19: John Hewis, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between Thomas Hall and Denise Pogger. Testifies that Pogger asked Hall if they could move away together for she no longer felt comfortable staying where they currently were.

1489-10-19: Thomas Danyell, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that Denise Pogger told him the banns between her and "a certain miller" [Thomas Salmon] were issued against her will. Testifies that he witnessed present contract between Pogger and Thomas Hall.

1489-10-30: Denise Pogger, Response of Defendant
Responds that in late January 1489 she declined Thomas Hall`s marriage proposal because she had already contracted with another man. Responds that Hall received ten shillings from Thomas Salmon on the promise that Hall would not trouble Salmon and her regarding any marriage contract. Admits that within the last month she had had sex with Salmon in her house, and she promises to pay twenty shillings as penance.

1489-10-30: John Smyth, Witness for Competitor Suit
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between Thomas Salmon and Denise Pogger, 7-13 June 1489. Testifies that he is unaware of any marriage contract between Pogger and Thomas Hall, but that Hall has been harassing him and others with frivolous lawsuits because of the case.

1489-10-30: Henry Gosnol, Witness for Competitor Suit
Testifies that 7-13 June 1489 he witnessed Thomas Salmon and Denise Pogger speak of their intent to marry, but that he heard nothing else regarding marriage. Testifies to hearsay that Pogger had contracted marriage with Thomas Hall, but not from people who claim to have been present when the contract was made.