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458 NEEDHAM V BARKER
Mr Needham, gent v Barker
Needham complained that Barker had given him scandalous words provocative of a duel. Dr Eden was due to present Needham's petition in January 1637; but no further proceedings survive.
Summary of proceedings
On 28 January 1637 Dr Eden was to give Needham's petition concerning scandalous words provocative of a duel in court before the Earl of Arundel, Lord Maltravers and Sir Henry Marten.
- Proceedings before Arundel: College of Arms MS. 'Court of Chivalry' (act book 1636-8) [pressmark R.R. 68C], fos. 51r-59r (28 Jan 1637)
People mentioned in the case
- Eden, Thomas, lawyer
- Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
- Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey
- Marten, Henry, knight
- Needham, Mr, gent
Topics of the case
- provocative of a duel