arrowcase: Francis [Unknown]  c. Elizabeth Clerk    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

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date19 May 1491
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 83v
1491-05-19: Elizabeth Clerk, Response of Defendant
Admits that she discussed contracting marriage with Francis. Responds that she received several gifts from Francis, though she accepted them as if they were sent by a friend and not by a husband. Responds that a week ago they were, due to rumours spread by Francis, falsely reputed to be husband and wife.