subjects & places
place: London - The Cardinal`s Hat Tavern
William Hawkyns c. Margaret Heed
London Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065B11v-12v, 13r-15r
, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that Margaret changed her mind about marrying William Hawkyns after banns had already been issued and that he had heard that her father, Henry Heed, beat her for having allowed the banns to be issued despite her change of heart. Testifies that Margaret Heed told him she was ashamed to speak to William Hawkyns after everything she had done to and said about him, and that, with her consent, he brought Hawkyns over to her house to discuss matters, and things between them were worked out. Testifies to having witnessed a present contract between Margaret Heed and William Hawkyns, 31 May 1488.