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1493-01-08: Prior and Convent of Hertford  c. John Englissh  John Burton  TithesLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065124v-125r, 129v-135v, 143r-147r, 148r, 153v-160r, 161r-164v
1493-07-19: Robert Wete, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witnesses, [first witness examined above] and John Redington. Also, challenges suitability of witnesses William Billoke, John Miles, John Cowper, and William Roo, as perjurers or participants in other kinds of corruption of legal processes.

1493-07-19: Robert Atthoo, Witness for Plaintiff
Agrees with previous witnesses, [first witness examined above?] and Thomas Boggys. Also, testifies that he paid tithes to the prior and convent of Hertford for the wood he bought from within the lordship of Amwell, c. 1488-1489.

1493-07-19: John Ulmer, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies concerning reputation and lives of previous witnesses; testifies that Fadir is a tenant of the abbot and convent of Westminster Abbey by virtue of living within the lordship and town of Amwell, and that Thomas Carter, one of Fadir`s guarantors, told him Fadir had during his time as bailiff and rent-collector for the said abbot and convent in the manor at Amwell accumulated significant debt; believes that Fadir is unfavourable towards the prior and convent of Hertford; finally, challenges suitability of previous witnesses William Billok, John Miles, John Cowper, William Spicer, and Richard Spicer as notorious perjurers and generally as ill-reputed.

1493-04-20: John Cowper, Witness for Defendant
Testifies concerning customary tithes collection that it is common knowledge that from time immemorial the prior and convent of Hertford never collected tithes for wood from the parish of Amwell, especially from the lands belonging to the abbot and convent of Westminster. He heard that the prior recuperated the tithes of wood from Robert Shorrey and Gamelys, but he cannot say whether the wood came from the abbot of Westminster`s property.

1493-07-26: Robert Kyrkeby, Witness for Defendant
Testifies concerning reputation and lives of previous witnesses; testifies from his own experiences and from public fame that previous witnesses William Woodlef, Sir John Noteman, John Gamelyn, Thomas Bole, John Roper, William Killing, and William Golding are in some way affiliated with the prior and convent of Hertford.

1493-07-26: William Roo, Witness for Defendant
Testifies concerning reputation and lives of previous witnesses; testifies from his own experiences and from public fame that previous witnesses William Woodlef, Sir John Noteman, John Gamelyn, Ralph Boreham, John Deham, Thomas Bole, John Roper, William Killing, and William Goldingare in some way affiliated to the prior and convent of Hertford, and that their testimonies may be biased as a result. He answers an allegation that William Cowper had sat on a jury that acquitted the witness on a homicide, saying that it was properly adjudicated.

1493-07-26: William Bolles, Witness for Defendant
Testifies concerning reputation and lives of previous witnesses; testifies that the past or present affiliations between the prior and convent of Hertford and previous witnesses Sir John Noteman, William Woodlef, and William Golding are common knowledge and that they may have predisposed these witnesses to favour the said prior and convent.