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1490-07-06: William Calverley, William Case  c. Joan Brown  MarriageLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS0906574v-76v
1490-07-06: Robert Sutton, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between William Calverley and Joan Brown, at Brown`s house, on 13 April 1490.

1490-07-06: James Sharp, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he witnessed a present contract between William Calverley and Joan Brown, at Brown`s house, on 13 April 1490.

1491-10-25: Elizabeth Brown, Marion Lauson  c. Laurence Gilis  MarriageLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS090651r-3v, 85r-86v, 89r-93r, 99v-104r, 105v-107r, 110v-111r
1491-12-22: William Grene, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposing regarding the reputation of Elizabeth Brown`s witnesses, testifies, by virtue of his office as constable at Stewside, to first-hand encounters with previous witness John Waldron`s disreputable past as a brothel-keeper.

1491-12-22: William Forster, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposing regarding the reputation of Elizabeth Brown`s witnesses, testifies that John Waldron operated a brothel for two years at Stewside, and that he was present at the court there when Waldron launched suits for trespass and debts against men and against women who are prostitutes. Testifies that, as a result of those suits, this witness arrested many people in Waldron`s name.

1492-03-14: Reginald Redemayn (a Redemayn), Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, testifies that he was present 24 June 1490 at the court at the precinct of the Hospital of St. Katherine when Ralph Bothumley admitted stealing a hat and a hood and around March 1491 when Bothumley was found guilty of bawdry, and that for the past five or six years within the precinct of St. Katherine he has been considered a disreputable man and a bawd. Testifies that John Waldron is a man of good reputation who has been living honestly as a carpenter in the precinct of the Hospital of St. Katherine. Testifies that he was present around 1479-80 when Richard Keys gave false testimony in the court at Lewisham and was recognized by the steward and jury as a perjurer. Testifies that on 25 December 1491 Keys received payment in kind for his testimony in this case. Testifies that William Alston is a man of good reputation within the precinct of St. Katherine who lives honestly as a tailor. Testifies that around 1479-80 Peter James was elected proctor of the guild of St. Anthony in the monastery of Graces; he stole the mass chalice and other ornaments from the fraternity and spent them “overseas,” causing the fraternity`s dissolution.

1492-03-14: William Barker, Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, agrees with previous witness, Reginald Redemayn, regarding Bothumley. Testifies that Richard Keys is reputed a bawd and that he heard one of his neighbours call him such; he believes Keys is a man of “ill fame and light conscience” and a perjurer who if bribed will swear for anyone in court. Testifies that he has heard that Keys was convicted of perjury in the court of Lewisham. Testifies that on 25 Christmas 1491 Laurence Gilis gave Keys a “kilderkin of double beer” as, he believes, payment for his testimony in this case. Testifies that John Waldron lived honestly and industriously as a tenant within the precinct of St. Katherine.

1492-03-14: John Shreve, Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, testifies to having witnessed William Grene`s dishonourable living, and that he is a man of ill reputation who operated a brothel at Stewside (as he himself witnessed while about his work as a carpenter). Regarding Keys`s previous perjury conviction, he agrees with previous witness, Reginald Redemayn, and adds that he was told by a man who witnessed the trial, Fissher, that the exact date was 6 July 1479. Testifies that Fissher and Elizabeth Brown also told him that Laurence Gilis gave Keys a barrel of beer on 25 December for his testimony. Testifies that John Waldron earns a living as a sawyer and has lived at St. Katherine`s for a year.

1491-12-22: John Colyns, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposing regarding the reputation of Elizabeth Brown`s witnesses, testifies that as John Waldron`s landlord at the inn at the sign of the Rose in Stewside, he witnessed Waldron`s disreputable behaviour and living as a brothel-keeper, bawd, and adulterer. Testifies to Waldron`s breaking of oaths, and to his reputation as a perjurer, vagabond, bawd, adulterer, and as a man who associated with the most notorious of perjurers.

1491-12-22: Ralph Bothumley, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposing regarding the reputation of Elizabeth Brown`s witnesses, testifies to having witnessed the disreputable behaviour and living of previous witnesses William Alston and John Waldron. Both, he alleges, were adulterous and Waldron had run a brothel in Stewside and acted as a bawd for a prostitute in St. Katherine`s by the Tower. Testifies that around 24 June 1491 he hired Waldron to cart dung away and while working he stole a shovel and a gown from another worker.

1492-03-15: Robert Harrison, Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, testifies to having witnessed William Grene`s dishonourable living, stating that he married the bawd and landlady of the brothel at the sign of the Hart`s Horn; that they “foster[ed] bawdry” for a year after their solemnization while they lived at the inn; that even after having moved away he is still affiliated with the inn through his servants/prostitutes; and that he has been reputed a bawd since the time he lived at the inn. Agrees with previous witness, Reginald Redemayn, regarding William Alston, adding that Alston has been a man of “good and honest conversation” for the past twelve years. Testifies that William Forster is reputed to have committed perjury on juries at Westminster, the Marshalsea, and the Clink. Testifies that John Travers is a thief; goods that were stolen from a Franciscan house were later found in Travers` home at Stewside.

1491-12-22: John Travers, Witness for Competitor Suit
Deposing regarding the reputation of Elizabeth Brown`s witnesses, he agrees with previous witness, William Grene, adding that while he himself was constable, he arrested John Waldron for his fines as a brothel-owner and for suits brought against him by his prostitutes and others. Testifies that while Waldron lived at Stewside, he had a reputation for fostering lechery and for associating with “the knights of the Post,” notorious perjurers at Westminster.

1492-03-27: William Butteler, Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, testifies to William Grene`s poor reputation at Stewside as a bawd and as a man who “greatly delighted in speaking vituperative and joking words,” which he himself often heard directly. Testifies that Ralph Bothumley was arrested and imprisoned for theft. Testifies that previous witnesses John Waldron and William Alston are “men of good fame and honest disposition” and are reputed as such in the precinct of St. Katherine. Testifies that John Colyns owns two tenements in which “common bawds and receivers of prostitutes live.” Testifies that Richard Keys is reputed a perjurer in the precinct of St. Katherine, and that he was present in court at Lewisham both when Keys swore that John Totehyll`s testimony was true and when, during his own suit in the court the same day against William Sawyer, the judge commented that Keys was a perjurer. Testifies that Peter James, as recently elected warden of the fraternity of St. Anthony, stole the fraternity`s chalice along with some other ornaments and, having never returned them, caused the dissolution of the fraternity.

1492-03-15: John Barton, Witness for Plaintiff
Deposing regarding the reputation of Laurence Gilis`s witnesses, agrees with previous witness, Henry Bulman, regarding Grene, Waldron, and Alston, adding that he witnessed first-hand over the last six or seven years John Colyns`s recruitment of prostitutes for his brothels at Westminster and elsewhere.

1492-03-15: Sir John Lyall  c. Sir Thomas Kyrkeham  Clerical DisciplineLondon Metropolitan Archives, MS DL/C/A/001/MS09065104v-105r, 107r-108r, 109rv
1492-03-28: Sir Thomas Everard, Witness for Plaintiff
Testifies that he had been an apprentice to Alice Hungerford, the widow of London draper, John Hungerford; in 1484 he told Hungerford that he wished to become a priest. She promised to give him an ecclesiastical benefice on account of the “favour and affection” her late husband, John Hungerford, had borne towards him. Testifies that he and Hungerford met Sir Robert Gryme, then rector of the parish church of St. Olave in Southwark, at Stourbridge Fair in 1484; Gryme said that at Alice`s request he had found a benefice worth £20, at Tottenham. Testifies that when Alice offered to give him the benefice, the witness refused it after seeking advice from Master Bretayn about whether or not he could accept it in good conscience; the latter advised that he refuse it, claiming it would “offend the canons.” Testifies that he was present when later that year Sir Thomas Kyrkeham agreed to pay Alice £14 for the vicarage. Testifies that Kyrkeham defaulted on the payment for two terms, and was as a result arrested on two occasions - the first time by this witness - and was committed to Ludgate prison the second time.