280 Harrington v Gibson

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Henry Harrington of Thornton, co. Leicester, gent v John Gibson of Bagworth, co. Leicester, gent

November 1639


Only Harrington's bond of 4 November 1639 to prosecute John Gibson survives for this case.

Initial proceedings

2/164, Plaintiff's bond

4 November 1639

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

Signed by Henry Harrington.

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


Neither Henry Harrington nor John Gibson appeared in the 1619 Visitation of Leicester: J. Fetherston (ed.), The Visitation of the County of Leicester in the year 1619 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 2, 1870).


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 2/164 (4 Nov 1639)

People mentioned in the case

  • Gibson, John, gent
  • Harrington, Henry, gent
  • Terrick, Humphrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Leicestershire
    • Bagworth
    • Thornton
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster