469 Nowell v Marchland

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

This free content was Born digital. All rights reserved.

'469 Nowell v Marchland', in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) pp. . British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/469-nowell-marchland [accessed 1 March 2024]

In this section


Thomas Nowell of St Michael, Wood Street, London, gent v Oliver Marchland

February 1639


The cause of Nowell's complaint against Marchland remains unknown, but by 9 February 1639 a settlement had been agreed between the parties.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Merrick acted as counsel. On 9 February 1639 a peace had been agreed between the parties, whereupon proceedings were relaxed.


Neither party appears in the Visitations of London: 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: 1/7, fos. 36-47 (9 Feb 1639)

People mentioned in the case

  • Marchland, Oliver
  • Merrick, William, lawyer
  • Nowell, Thomas, gent

Places mentioned in the case

  • London
    • St Michael, Wood Street

Topics of the case

  • arbitration