248 Goldsmyth v Gosnoll

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Edward Goldsmyth of Gray's Inn, co. Middlesex, esq v Henry Gosnoll and John Goodhand of London

July 1639


The cause and result of this case is not known as only Goldsmyth's bond to prosecute the Gosnoll and Goodhand survives, dated 24 July 1639.

Initial proceedings

6/53, Plaintiff's bond

24 July 1639

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

Signed by Edward Goldsmith.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of Humphrey Terrick.


Three Edward Goldsmiths were admitted to Gray's Inn. The first and second were Edward, son of Sir Francis Goldsmith of Craford, co. Kent, knt, on 18 February 1621 and 15 May 1622. The third was Edward, son of Clement Goldsmith, esq, formerly a reader of Gray's Inn, on 6 March 1625.

J. Foster (ed.), The Register of Admissions to Gray's Inn, 1521-1889 (London, 1889), vol. 1, p. 163, 166, 175.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 6/53 (24 Jul 1639)

People mentioned in the case

  • Goldsmith, Clement, esq
  • Goldsmith, Francis, knight
  • Goldsmyth, Edward, esq (also Goldsmith)
  • Goodhand, John
  • Gosnoll, Henry
  • Terrick, Humphrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Middlesex
    • Gray's Inn
    • Westminster

Topics of the case

  • inns of court