475 Officers Of Arms v Bowen

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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475 OFFICERS OF ARMS V BOWEN

Officers of Arms v George and John Bowen of co. Pembroke

June 1635

Abstract

This was an office case promoted by the Officers of Arms against the Bowens, who were cited and attached to answer on 9 June 1635 for 'refusing to certifie and pay duties'. No indication of sentence survives.

Summary of proceedings

This was an office case promoted by the Officers of Arms against John and George Bowen, who were cited and attached to answer on 9 June 1635 for 'refusing to certifie and pay duties'.

Notes

George Bowen, esq, was appointed a justice of the peace for co. Pembroke in 1629 and high sheriff in 1631.

J. Broadway, R. Cust and S. K. Roberts (eds.), A Calendar of the Docquets of Lord Keeper Coventry, 1625-1640 (List and Index Society, special series, 34 and 35, 2004), part 1, p. 63; part 2, p. 364.

Documents

  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Arundel: 8/24 (9 Jun 1635)

People mentioned in the case

  • Bowen, George
  • Bowen, John
  • Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Pembroke
  • Wales

Topics of the case

  • cause of office
  • high sheriff
  • justice of the peace
  • office-holding