481 Officers Of Arms v Mayney

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Officers of Arms v William Mayney of Linton, co. Kent, esq

November 1636 - January 1637


This was a cause of office in which Mayney was cited to appear in connection with non-payment of fees due to the heralds on the funeral of his father, Sir Anthony Mayney of Linton, Kent, knt. No indication of sentence survives.

Initial proceedings

20/1d, Citation

Citation for non-payment of fees due on the death and funeral of his father.

Dated 8 November 1636.

By the special direction of Gilbert Dethick, registrar.

Introduced 29 January 1637.

Summary of proceedings

The counsel in this case remain unknown. A cause of office against William Mayney, esq, was examined before Lord Maltravers in the Painted Chamber at Westminster, between c.1636-8.


G. D. Squibb, Reports of Heraldic Cases in the Court of Chivalry, 1623-1732 (London, 1956), p. 24.

The sister of Sir Anthony Mayney married Henry Worley, DCL, son of James Worley of Doddington, co. Kent.

R. Hovenden (ed.), The Visitation of Kent taken in the years 1619-21 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 42, 1898), p. 42.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Citation: 20/1d (8 Nov 1636)
  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Maltravers: 68C, fos. 60r-61r (c. 1636-8)

People mentioned in the case

  • Dethick, Gilbert, registrar
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Mayney, Anthony, knight
  • Mayney, William
  • Worley, Henry, DCL
  • Worley, James

Places mentioned in the case

  • Kent
    • Doddington
    • Linton
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster

Topics of the case

  • cause of office
  • funeral ceremony
  • Herald