arrowcase: Office  c. John Eggot  John Wyndell  Thomas Auger  John Umfrey  William Herd    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeTithes
date13 May 1490
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 72r
remarks:
depositions
1490-05-13: John Eggot, Response of Defendant
Admits that he owes God and the church of Ramsden 2s in tithes as for the past year and a half he has not paid his tithes; says that he has never paid tithes on his sheep and nor have his predecessors.

1490-05-13: John Wyndell, Response of Defendant
Responds that he is ready to pay 12d that he owes in tithes, but that, in accordance with the custom in the parish, he has never paid tithes on sheep.

1490-05-13: Thomas Auger, Response of Defendant
Admits that he has over two hundred sheep every year, and that neither he nor his predecessors ever paid tithes on them.

1490-05-13: John Umfrey, Response of Defendant
Admits that he swore to pay his father`s owed tithes of 3s 8d. Responds that he has never paid tithes on sheep.

1490-05-13: William Herd, Response of Defendant
Admits that he owes the church six cows and 30s. Responds that, in accordance with the custom there, he has never paid tithes on his sheep.