105 Child v Hilton

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Richard Cust. Andrew Hopper, '105 Child v Hilton', in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) pp. . British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/105-child-hilton [accessed 26 May 2024].

Richard Cust. Andrew Hopper. "105 Child v Hilton", in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) . British History Online, accessed May 26, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/105-child-hilton.

Cust, Richard. Hopper, Andrew. "105 Child v Hilton", The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ). . British History Online. Web. 26 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/105-child-hilton.

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Arnold Child of Barnes, co. Surrey, gent v John Hilton of the same

November 1637


Proceedings survive from November 1637, but they do not show either the cause or result of Child's complaint against Hilton.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Lewin acted as counsel for Hilton and on 28 November 1637 he sought a hearing to present expenses on Hilton's behalf.


Arnold Child of Barnes and of Gray's Inn (b.c.1596) was the eldest son of Arnold Child of Sutton Court in the parish of Chiswick, co. Middlesex, and Barnes, co. Surrey, gent, and Elizabeth, daughter of Mr Weekes of Aldenham, co. Hertford. Arnold's father had deceased by the time of his admission to Gray's Inn on 7 May 1623.

W. B. Bannerman (ed.), The Visitations of the County of Surrey, 1530, 1572 and 1623 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 43, 1899), p. 211; J. Foster (ed.), The Register of Admissions to Gray's Inn, 1521-1889 (London, 1889), vol. 1, p. 169.


  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Maltravers: 8/30 (28 Nov 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Child, Arnold, gent
  • Child, Elizabeth
  • Hilton, John
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Lewin, William, lawyer
  • Weekes, Elizabeth
  • Weekes, Mr

Places mentioned in the case

  • Hertfordshire
    • Aldenham
  • London
    • Gray's Inn
  • Middlesex
    • Chiswick
    • Sutton Court
  • Surrey
    • Barnes

Topics of the case

  • inns of court