2 Allen v Northam

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Edward Allen, gent v Mr Northam, esq

November 1636


Proceedings survive from November 1636, but they do not reveal either the cause or result of Allen's complaint against Northam.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Duck was counsel. There were proceedings in this cause on 8 November 1636.


This Edward Allen may have been the same Edward Allen of Sarratt, co. Hertford in [cause 1 Allen v Axtell].

Edward Allen did not appear in the Visitations of Hertford nor London: W. C. Metcalfe (ed.), The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 22, 1886); J. Jackson Howard and J. L. Chester (eds.), The Visitation of London, 1633, 1634 and, 1635, vol. I (Publications of the Harleian Society, 15, 1880); J. Jackson Howard (ed.), The Visitation of London, 1633, 1634 and, 1635, vol. II (Publications of the Harleian Society, 17, 1883); J. B. Whitmore and A. W. Hughes Clarke (eds.), London Visitation Pedigrees, 1664 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 92, 1940).


  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings: College of Arms MS 'Court of Chivalry' (act book, 1636-8) [pressmark R.R. 68C], fos. 105r-110v (8 Nov 1636)

People mentioned in the case

  • Allen, Edward, gent
  • Duck, Arthur, lawyer
  • Northam, Mr, esq

Places mentioned in the case

  • Hertfordshire
    • Sarratt