arrowcase: Emma Rose  c. Thomas Dicons  Margery Dicons    p-link   Results Format: Summary Full

case detail
typeMarriage
date
competitor suit
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065: 139v, 172r-173r, 177v-178v
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depositions
1493-02-26: William Pete or Pere, Response of Third Party
Replies to positions without specifics.

1493-12-05: Thomas Dicons, Response of Defendant
Admits marrying first Margery Dicons c. 1487, with contract, banns, and solemnization, and then similarly marrying Emma Rose c. 1490.

1493-12-05: Margery Dicons, Response of Defendant
Admits to present tense contractwith Thomas Dicons, followed by banns and solemnization, sometime after 24 June c. 1487.

1493-12-05: William Freman, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies to solemnization between Emma Rose and Thomas Dicons sometime during January 1491. Also, testifies that they lived together after that for nine months.

1493-12-05: John Wryght, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, William Freman.

1494-01-17: Richard Knyght, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he heard it said that Margery Dicons and Thomas Dicons contracted marriage by present consent and solemnized it c. 1489 or 1490. He was not present at the solemnization, but he heard the banns issued three times, and his wife was at their wedding breakfast. Afterwards they lived together for nine months, after which Thomas left and contracted with Emma.

1494-01-17: John Newbond, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, Richard Knyght.

1494-01-17: William Bote, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he heard it said that Margery Dicons and Thomas Dicons contracted marriage by present consent; he heard the banns and was present at the solemnization of their marriage and their wedding breakfast c. January 1490. Also, testifies that before Thomas went to Cambridgeshire and married again, it was widely recognized that he and Margaret lived together for two years and had several children together.

1494-01-17: William Pere, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witness, William Bote, on every point except that he testifies that the solemnization took place five rather than four years before.