190 Ellis v Manwood

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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John Ellis, gent v Jasper Manwood, esq

Michaelmas term, 1635 - November 1638


The cause of Ellis's complaint against Manwood remains unknown, but on 20 November 1638, £20 in costs were awarded against Manwood.

Sentence / Arbitration

EM3152, Plaintiff's bill of costs

Expenses of the plaintiff:

Michaelmas term, 1635 - Trinity term, 1637: £45-18s-10d.

EM123, Order of costs

Before Henry, Lord Maltravers

Order of costs of £20 against Jasper Manwood, esq, in his cause with John Ellis.

20 November 1638

Signed by Thomas Eden.


In April 1638 Jasper Manwood was among the commissioners appointed to investigate frauds of fir timbers and deal boards imported into England.

CSP Dom, 1637-8 , p. 363.

Jasper Manwood may have been related to Sir John Manwood, M.P. Lieutenant of Dover castle. This Sir John Manwood was the son of Peter Manwood of Canterbury.

R. Hovenden (ed.), The Visitation of Kent, 1619-1621 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 42, 1898), p. 144; CSP Dom. 1639-40 , pp. 13, 33-5, 43-5, 369, 562.


  • Sentence / Arbitration
    • Plaintiff's bill of costs: EM3152 (Jun 1637)
    • Order of costs: EM123 (20 Nov 1638)

People mentioned in the case

  • Eden, Thomas, lawyer
  • Ellis, John, gent
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Manwood, Jasper, esq

Places mentioned in the case

  • Kent
    • Canterbury
    • Dover

Topics of the case

  • member of parliament
  • office-holding