266 Gunter v Brayfield

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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John Gunter of Kintbury, co. Berkshire, gent v Brayfield

January 1637


Proceedings survive from January 1637, but they do not reveal either the cause or result of Gunter's complaint against Brayfield.

Summary of proceedings

No counsel was mentioned. On 28 January 1637 Brayfield was warned to appear before the Earl of Arundel, Lord Maltravers and Sir Henry Marten.


There was a John Gunter who was the son of Charles Gunter of Kintbury, co. Berkshire (d. c.1646) and Anne, daughter of Richard Turvile of Thurlaston, co. Leicester. [For an earlier case where Charles Gunter was defendant, see cause 207]. He married Judith, daughter of William Gunter of co. Wiltshire.

W. H. Rylands (ed.), The Four Visitations of Berkshire, 1532, 1566, 1623, and 1665-6, vol. I (Publications of the Harleian Society, 56, 1907), pp. 95, 218.


  • Proceedings
    • 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

  • Brayfield
  • Gunter, Anne
  • Gunter, Charles, gent
  • Gunter, John, gent
  • Gunter, Judith
  • Gunter, William
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey
  • Marten, Henry, knight
  • Turvile, Anne
  • Turvile, Richard

Places mentioned in the case

  • Berkshire
    • Kintbury
  • Leicestershire
    • Thurlaston
    • Wiltshire