arrowcase: William Pepard  c. Alice Mayte    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

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typeDefamation
date26 Sept., 27 Oct., 4 Nov. 1492
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 114v, 115v-117v
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depositions
1492-09-26: Alice Mayte, Response of Defendant
Admits to having accused William Pepard of doing something with her child.

1492-10-27: Sir John Smyth, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present around July 1492 when Alice Mayte, standing in the public road, accused William Pepard of having murdered her child.

1492-10-27: John Roo, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present some time between 24 June and 7 July 1492 when Alice Mayte, standing at William Pepard`s stall near the church of St. Laurence in the Jewry, accused Pepard of having murdered, maimed, or beaten her child; she also defamed him by calling him a whoremonger.

1492-11-04: William Tebett, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he was present around 24 June 1492 Alice Mayte, standing at the threshold of William Pepard`s house near the church of St. Laurence in the Jewry, accused Pepard of having murdered her child.