CP.G.2976
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Reference:CP.G.2976
Repository:Borthwick Institute GB 193


Court:Consistory
Case:Matrimonial (validity of marriage)
Details:19 Pieces; Has deposition; No libel; Has sentence
Outcome:defendant won
Date: 24/11/1595 — 24/9/1597


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People & Places
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Participant:Anne   Leyland [Leylande;  Leilande; Laylande; Leiland; Lealand; Layland; Leyland]
Alternate name:Agnes   Leyland [Leiland]
Role:plaintiff
Details:female; daughter of Richard Leyland
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish
Notes: she was one of 9 children, all unmarried at the time of this cause, and her father reportedly had many debts



Participant:Robert   Hill [Hill]
Role:defendant
Details:male; son of Cuthbert Hill, a substantial man
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Whitaker [Whittakers]
Role:prosecution proctor
Details:male
Employment:Notary Public



Participant:John   Brocket [Brockett]
Role:defence proctor
Details:male
Employment:Notary Public



Participant:Gabriel   Kid [Kidd;  Kydde]
Role:witness
Details:male; 24; yeoman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Bordley (Bordeley) : undefined
Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Parkinson [Parkinson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 19; yeoman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Winterburn (Winterburne) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish
Notes:a cousin to the plaintiff, and brought up in her father's house after since the death of his parents



Participant:Henry   Tennant [Tennante]
Role:witness
Details:male; 40; yeoman
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkbie Malloughdaile) : ecclesiastical parish
Fountains Fell (Fontance Fell) : undefined
Location of this witness's house in Kirkby parish
Notes:referred to as both cousin and uncle to the plaintiff



Participant:Mary   Tennant [Tenante]
Role:witness
Details:female; 29; wife of Henry Tennant
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkbie Malloughdaile) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Robert   Ellis [Ellis]
Role:witness
Details:male; 57; husbandman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hetton (Hetton) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Moorhouse [Moorehouse]
Role:witness
Details:male; 50; husbandman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cracoe (Craycall) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Robert   Kitchen [Kitchin]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30
Employment:labourer, servant to Stephen Kitchen
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cracoe (Craycall) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Richard   Constantine [Cossentyne;  Cosentyne]
Role:witness
Details:male; 24; husbandman
Employment:servant to John Nelson
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Calton (Cawton) : undefined
Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkbie Malloughdaile) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Hudson [Hudson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30
Employment:webster
Location:Carleton In Craven (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Carleton in Craven (Carleton) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Robert   Lawson [Lawson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30; yeoman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hetton (Hetton) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Carlill [Carlill]
Role:witness
Details:male; 46
Employment:linen webster
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hetton (Hetton) : township
Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Alexander   Gregson [Gregson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 56; husbandman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hetton  (Hetton) : township
Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Sargeantson [Sergeason]
Role:witness
Details:male; 21; husbandman
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hanlith (Hanley) : township
Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkby Malloughdal) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Kitchen [Kytchin]
Role:witness
Details:male; 25; yeoman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cracoe (Crakrow) : township
Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Walter   Wilson [Wilson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 60; yeoman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Eshton (Eshton) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Henry   Dawson [Dawson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 60; husbandman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Eshton (Eshton) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Bridget   Cordingley [Cordinglay;  Cordingley]
Role:witness
Details:female; 44; wife of Richard Cordingley
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Isabel   Toller [Towler]
Role:witness
Details:female; 27; spinster
Location:York (Ebor) : city



Participant:Marmaduke   Snel [Snell]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30; husbandman
Employment:servant to John Maskew
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Winterburn (Winterburne) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Toller [Towler]
Role:witness
Details:male; 40; husbandman
Location:Yorkshire, West Riding

Place(s): Mawmoore (Mawmoore) : undefined
Cannot identify more precisely.
Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkbie Malloughdaile) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Nelson [Nelson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 56; yeoman
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkbie Malloughdaile) : ecclesiastical parish
Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Calton (Cawton) : undefined
Notes:married to the defendant's father's sister



Participant:John   Maskew [Maskewe]
Role:witness
Details:male; 22; husbandman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Winterburn (Winterburne) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish
Notes:married to the defendant's sister



Participant:Henry   Hill [Hill]
Role:witness
Details:male; 22; husbandman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Winterburn (Winterburne) : township
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish
Notes:brother to the defendant



Participant:Stephen   Kitchen [Kitchin;  Kytchin]
Role:witness
Details:male; 65; yeoman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cracoe (Craykall) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish
Notes:uncle to the defendant, his mother's brother



Participant:Richard   Whitefield [Whitfeeld;  Whitfeilde]
Role:witness
Details:male; 36; husbandman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hetton (Hayton) : township
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Charles   Whitefield [Whitfeeld;  Whitfeilde]
Role:witness
Details:male
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kowhouse (Kowhouse) : habitation
Cannot identify more precisely.
Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Gargrave (Gargrave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:William   Brogden [Brogden]
Role:witness
Details:male; 46; clerk
Employment:rector of Burnsall
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:James   Tennant [Tennante]
Role:witness
Details:male; 67; gent
Location:Kettlewell (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kettlewell (Ketlewell) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:John   Tennant [Tennate]
Role:witness
Details:male; 24; yeoman
Location:Kettlewell (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Starbotton (Starbotten) : undefined



Participant:Richard   Maud [Maude]
Role:witness
Details:male; 43; yeoman
Location:Yorkshire, West Riding

Place(s): Scalehouse in Craven. (Scalehouse in Craven) : undefined
Cannot identify more precisely
Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Maudsley [Mawdesleye]
Role:witness
Details:male; 55; yeoman
Location:Preston In Holderness (YorkshireEastRiding)
Place(s):Preston in Holderness (Preston in Craven) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Thomas   Hide [Hyde]
Role:witness
Details:male; 46; husbandman
Location:Gargrave (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Winterburn (Winterburne) : township



Participant:Peter   Bland [Blande]
Role:witness
Details:male; 46; husbandman
Location:Linton (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Hebdon (Hebdon) : township
Linton (Linton in Crave) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Alexander   Bland [Blande]
Role:witness
Details:male; 70; husbandman
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Burnsall (Burnsall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Geoffrey   Dean [Deane]
Role:witness
Details:male; 30; husbandman
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Malham Moor (Mallamore) : township



Participant:John   Tophan [Tophan]
Role:witness
Details:male; 49; clerk
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Threapland (Threaplad) : undefined
Burnsall (Burnesall) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Stephen   Fish [Fishe]
Role:witness
Details:male; 23; husbandman
Location:Kirkby Malhamdale (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Capon Hall (Capanhaw) : undefined
Kirkby Malhamdale (Kirkby Mallowhawe) : ecclesiastical parish



Associated Places
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Location:Bradford, St Peter (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Bradford, St Peter (Bradfourde) : ecclesiastical parish
Location:Yorkshire, West Riding

Place(s): Mawewater Tarne (Mawewater Tarne) : undefined
Cannot identify
Location:Burnsall (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kilnsey (Kilnesey, Kilneseye) : manor
Location:Yorkshire, West Riding

Place(s): Westside Houses (Westside Houses) : habitation
Cannot identify
Maw Water Houses (Maw water houses) : habitation
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Mallam Water Houses (Mallam water houses) : habitation
Cannot identify
Chapel House (Chapell House) : habitation
Cannot identify - spelling modernised
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