439 Morgan v Jenkin

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Lewis Morgan, gent v Watkin Jenkin

No date


All that survives of this case is Morgan's request that his bond to prosecute Jenkin be cancelled because since the summons had been served Jenkin had offered him 'submission and satisfaction for the wronge.'

Initial proceedings

EM320, Petition

'Your petitioner upon his complaint against one Watkin Jenkin obtained a summons from your lordship for Jenkin to answer for the complaint here before your honour. But since the... and offered him submission and satisfaccon for the wronge; yet your petitioner neither can nor will accept of the same without your lordshipp's knowledge and consent.

He humbly prayeth your lordship wilbee pleased to give way to the agreement, and that the petitioner may have his bond cancelled which he hath given for prosecucon of his complaint.

And he shall dayly pray and c.'

No date.

Signed by Lewis Morgan.


This Lewis Morgan may have been the Lewis Morgan, possibly of Pencarn, who presented the Prince of Wales with much of his family's plate at the outbreak of civil war. This Lewis Morgan was a lieutenant of foot in the royalist garrison at Raglan in 1644.

J. Knight, Civil War and Restoration in Monmouthshire (Logaston Press, 2005), pp. 44, 77.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Petition: EM320 (no date)

People mentioned in the case

  • Jenkin, Watkin
  • Morgan, Lewis, gent

Places mentioned in the case

  • Monmouthshire
    • Raglan

Topics of the case

  • civil war
  • military officer
  • royalist