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197 EVERS V LYON
Ralph Evers, esq v George Lyon
The cause and result of Evers's complaint against Lyon remain unknown, although in November 1638 Lyon was described as a 'close prisoner' in the King's Bench.
Summary of proceedings
Dr Duck acted as counsel and on 20 November 1638 a note was attached, reading 'A charge to Sir John Louther.' On 27 November there was mention of the Earl of Arundel, John Lenthall, the registry, the first session of Hilary term, and George Lyon as a 'close prisoner' in the King's Bench.
- Proceedings before Maltravers: R.19, fos. 400v-412v (20 Nov 1638)
- Proceedings before Marten: R.19, fos. 413v-416v (27 Nov 1638)
People mentioned in the case
- Duck, Arthur, lawyer
- Evers, Ralph, esq (also Eure)
- Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
- Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey
- Lenthall, John
- Lowther, John, knight
- Lyon, George
- Marten, Henry, knight
Places mentioned in the case
- King's Bench prison
Topics of the case