324 Iles v Chapman

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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John Iles of Staines, co. Middlesex, gent v James Chapman

February - April 1637


Proceedings survive from February-April 1637, but they do not show either the cause or result of Iles's complaint against Chapman.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Duck acted as counsel for Iles and Dr Eden for Chapman. Chapman was required to respond on 11 February 1637 and required to appear on 16 February. There were further proceedings on 29 April 1637.


Iles did not appear in the Middlesex pedigrees or London Visitations: G. J. Armytage (ed.), Middlesex Pedigrees (Publications of the Harleian Society, 65, 1914); J. J. Howard and J. L. Chester (eds.), The Visitation of London, 1633, 1634 and 1635, vol. I (Publications of the Harleian Society, 15, 1880); J. J. 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 (ed.), London Visitation Pedigrees, 1664 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 92, 1940).


  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings: College of Arms MS. 'Court of Chivalry' (act book, 1636-8) [pressmark R.R. 68C] (hereafter 68C), fos. 23r-36v (11 Feb 1637)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 14r-20v (16 Feb 1637)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 37r-41v (29 Apr 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Chapman, James
  • Duck, Arthur, lawyer
  • Eden, Thomas, lawyer
  • Iles, John, gent

Places mentioned in the case

  • London
  • Middlesex
    • Staines