417 Matthew v Harbert

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417 MATTHEW V HARBERT

John Matthew of Llandaff, co. Glamorgan, gent v William Harbert of Cogan Pill, co. Glamorgan, esq

February 1637

Abstract

Matthew complained that Harbert had given him scandalous words provocative of a duel. Dr Duck presented Matthew's petition in February 1637; but no further proceedings survive.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Duck acted as counsel for Matthew. On 11 February 1637 at the petition of Dr Duck, William Harbert was warned in a cause of scandalous words provocative of a duel. There were further proceedings on 16 February.

Notes

A sixteenth century pedigree of the family of Mathew of Llandaff appeared in M. P. Siddons (ed.), Visitations by the Heralds in Wales (Publications of the Harleian Society, new series, 14, 1996), p. 46.

A William ap George Herbert of Cogan Pill, possibly an ancestor of the defendant is mentioned in M. P. Siddons (ed.), Visitations by the Heralds in Wales (Publications of the Harleian Society, new series, 14, 1996), p. 56n.

Documents

  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 23r-36v (11 Feb 1637)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 14r-20v (16 Feb 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Duck, Arthur, lawyer
  • Harbert, William, esq (also Herbert)
  • Matthew, John, gent (also Mathew)

Places mentioned in the case

  • Glamorganshire
    • Cogan Pill
    • Llandaff

Topics of the case

  • provocative of a duel