Enforcement Suits under the Statutes of 1529: Residency/Absenteeism Actions, 1540

by Robert C. Palmer, Cullen Professor of History and Law, The University of Houston

Suits that began Hilary term, 1540

R169. Robert Burcham of London, brewer v. John Pova, rector of Blymhill: Staffordshire; pleaded

R170. William Higham of Killingworth, yeoman v. Peter Brereton, vicar of Oswestry: Shropshire; pleaded, b, c, d, e, f, g

R171. Nicholas Bramall, cleric & Nicholas Harrison, groom of the king's chamber v. Richard More, vicar of Kellington: Yorkshire; pleaded, b, c d

R172. George Eglefeld, groom of the king's chamber v. Richard More, rector of Much Croom: Worcestershire/Middlesex; pleaded, b

King's Bench
R173. John Taylboys v. John Stephenson de Scotton, rector of Scotton: Lincolnshire; pleaded

Common Pleas
R174. John Rede, armiger v. William Compton of Stenigot, cleric: Lincolnshire; capias

Suits that began Easter term, 1540

R175. William Holmes, Thomas Johnson & John Glyn, valets of the king's guard v. Robert Phyllyps, rector of St. Stephens by St. Albans: Hertfordshire; pleaded b, c

Common Pleas
R176. John Hyggyns v. John Hoggys of Hanwood, cleric: Shropshire; capias

R177. Walter Blunte (Blounte) v. William Wetherley of Doveridge, cleric: Derbyshire; capias, b capias (case began again?), c sicut prius capias

R178. Marmaduke Popham, gentleman v. Robert Walche of Stoke, cleric: Dorset; capias

R179. Marmaduke Popham, gentleman v. Robert Walche of Stoke, cleric: Dorset; capias, latitat for Somerset

Suits that began Trinity term, 1540

King's Bench
R180. Ralph Arderne v. Thomas Compton, rector of South Willingham: Lincolnshire; capias

Common Pleas
R181. Bartholomew Mounford v. Peter Yrelam of Hampton, cleric: Warwickshire; capias, b aborted pleading, c

Suits that began Michaelmas term, 1540

King's Bench
R182. Andrew Clerke v. John Pomell of East Donyland: Essex; capias

Common Pleas
R183. Clement Edward v. Thomas Pomell, rector of East Donyland, Essex: London; capias, sicut prius capias

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