\"arrow\"testimony of Robert Harries  p-link

#6: Agnes Whitingdon  c.  John Ely  - Witness for Plaintiff, 1487-01-29
sourceLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065, 12r
summaryAgrees with previous witness, John Cok, and testifies that he has heard many people, especially John Robert and his wife Joan Robert, in the parish of St. Margaret say that Ely and Whitingdon contracted marriage together.
subjectsFame regarding contract 
placenamesLondon - St. Margaret Moses (Friday Street) 
remarks
english translation latin text
Robert Harries of the parish of St. Margaret aforesaid, where he has lived for twenty years, illiterate, of free condition, sixty years old as he says. Inducted as a witness etc., he says he has known Agnes Whitingdon for a year and more, John Ely for half a year. Questioned further regarding the contents of the libel, he agrees with the second [witness], that is that from the last feast of St. Michael the Archangel [1] this witness heard it said by many people, especially John Robert and his wife, that John and Agnes had contracted marriage together, and public voice and fame circulated and circulate in the parish of St. Margaret about the contract for the period written above, as he says. Robertus Harries de parrochia sancte Margarete predicta, ubi moram traxit per xxti annos, illiteratus, libere condicionis, lx annorum etatis ut dicit. Testis et cetera, dicit quod Agnetem Whitingdon per annum et amplius, Johannem Ely per dimidium anni bene novit ut dicit. Ulterius interrogatus iste juratus de et super contentis in dicto libello, dicit se cum secundo, videlicet quod a festo sancti Michaelis archangeli preterito iste juratus audivit dici a diversis personis presertim Johanne Roberd et eius uxore quod prefatus Johannes et Agnes matrimonium adinvicem contraxerunt et quod iidem Johannes et Agnes matrimonium contraxerunt in dicta parrochia sancte Margarete per tempus suprascriptum laboraverunt et laborant publica vox et fama ut dicit.
[1] 29 Sept.