278 Harewell v Wild

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Robert Harewell of St Peter-le-Poor, London, gent v Robert Wild of St Botolph, Bishopsgate, London, merchant

July 1637


Only Harewell's bond of 4 July 1637 to prosecute Robert Wild survives for this case.

Initial proceedings

3/150, Plaintiff's bond

4 July 1637

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

Signed by Robert Harewell.

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


Robert Harewell of London, merchant, freeman of the company of clothworkers, was the son of Richard Harewell of Worcester and Alice, daughter of one Smith of Worcester. Robert Harewell married Dorothy, daughter of Robert Brooke of co. Suffolk. Robert Wild did not appear among the Visitations of London.

J. Jackson Howard and J. L. Chester (eds.), The Visitation of London, 1633, 1634 and, 1635, vol. I (Publications of the Harleian Society, 15, 1880), p. 348; J. Jackson Howard (ed.), The Visitation of London, 1633, 1634 and, 1635, vol. II (Publications of the Harleian Society, 17, 1883); J. B. Whitmore and A. W. Hughes Clarke (eds.), London Visitation Pedigrees, 1664 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 92, 1940).


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/150 (4 Jul 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Brooke, Dorothy
  • Brooke, Robert
  • Harewell, Alice
  • Harewell, Dorothy
  • Harewell, Richard
  • Harewell, Robert, gent
  • Smith, Alice
  • Terrick, Humphrey
  • Wild, Robert, merchant

Places mentioned in the case

  • London
    • St Botolph, Bishopsgate
    • St Peter-le-Poor
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster
    • Suffolk,
    • Stow
    • Worcester