500 Pannier v Holt

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Robert Pannier of St Anthony's, London, gent v Lawrence Holt of St Lawrence, Pountney, London, clothier

February - April 1637


Proceedings survive from January - April 1637, but they do not reveal either the cause or result of Pannier's complaint against Holt, a clothier.

Summary of proceedings

No counsel was mentioned. On 11 and 16 February 1637 Holt was warned to appear and respond to the libel. On 29 April 1637 the cause was related before Lord Maltravers, and warning was issued to Holt to appear to answer the libel.


Lawrence Holt of London, clothworker, was the son of George Holt of Much Brickhill, co. Buckingham, and Elizabeth, daughter of one Meade. He married Anne, daughter of one Westraw. Robert Pannier did not appear 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), p. 392; 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: College of Arms MS. 'Court of Chivalry' (act book 1636-8) [pressmark R.R. 68C] (hereafter 68C), fos. 43r-49v (28 Jan 1637?)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 23r-36v (11 Feb 1637)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 14r-20v (16 Feb 1637)
    • Proceedings: 68C, fos. 37r-41v (29 Apr 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Holt, Anne
  • Holt, Elizabeth
  • Holt, George
  • Holt, Lawrence, gent
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Meade, Elizabeth
  • Pannier, Robert, gent
  • Westraw, Anne

Places mentioned in the case

  • Buckinghamshire
    • Great Brickhill
  • London
    • St Anthony
    • St Lawrence Pountney