215 Forde v Newman

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Thomas Forde of the Middle Temple, London, esq v Alexander Newman of Ashburton, co. Devon, innholder

November 1637


Forde entered bond to prosecute Newman in the court on 25 November 1637. The cause of this dispute and the sentence remain unknown.

Initial proceedings

3/30, Plaintiff's bond

25 November 1637

Bound to appear 'in the Court in the painted Chamber within the Pallace of Westminster'.

Signed by Thomas Ford.

Sealed, subscribed and delivered in the presence of Humphrey Terrick.


Thomas Forde, son and heir of Thomas Forde of Ashberton, co. Devon, esq, was admitted to the Middle Temple on 4 August 1617.

H. A. C. Sturgess (ed.), Register of Admissions to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, vol. 1, 1501-1781 (London, 1949), p. 107.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/30 (25 Nov 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Forde, Thomas, esq (also Ford)
  • Newman, Alexander, innholder
  • Terrick, Humphrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Devon
    • Ashburton
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster

Topics of the case

  • inns of court