470 Oglander v Carr

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Sir John Oglander of Nunwell, near Brading, Isle of Wight, knt v Peter Carr

February 1637


Proceedings survive from February 1637, but they do not show either the cause or result of Oglander's complaint against Carr.


  • Proceedings: College of Arms MS. 'Court of Chivalry' (act book 1636-8) [pressmark R.R. 68C], fos. 1r-11r (16 Feb 1637)

Summary of proceedings

Dr Exton was counsel and on 16 February 1637 he decreed that Carr had been warned to respond.


Sir John Oglander was the senior knight and deputy lieutenant on the Isle of Wight, serving as its sheriff from 1637-9. He was the eldest son of Sir William Oglander and his first wife, Ann, daughter of Anthony Dillington of the Isle of Wight. Oglander was appointed high sheriff of Hampshire in September 1637.

S. Kelsey, 'Sir John Oglander (1585-1655)', Oxford DNB (Oxford, 2004); J. Broadway, R. Cust and S. K. Roberts (eds.), A Calendar of the Docquets of Lord Keeper Coventry, 1625-40 (List and Index Society, special series, 35, 2004), part 2, p. 368; A.M. Coleby, Central Government and the Localities: Hampshire 1649-1689 (Cambridge, 1987), pp. 21, 24, 28, 65, 67.

People mentioned in the case

  • Carr, Peter
  • Exton, Thomas, lawyer
  • Dillington, Ann
  • Dillington, Anthony
  • Oglander, Ann
  • Oglander, John, knight
  • Oglander, William, knight

Places mentioned in the case

  • Isle of Wight
    • Brading
    • Nunwell

Topics of the case

  • deputy lieutenant
  • high sheriff
  • office-holding