525 Polkinhorne v Gubbes

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Roger Polkinhorne of Penzance, co. Cornwall, gent v Anthony Gubbes of the same, mercer

June 1640


The cause and result of Polkinhorne's complaint against Gubbes remains unknown as only his bond of 9 June 1640 survives.

Initial proceedings

5/158, Plaintiff's bond

9 June 1640

Bound to 'appear in the court in the painted Chamber within the Pallace of Westminster'.

Signed by Hen. Polkinhorne

Sealed, subscribed and delivered in the presence of John Watson.


Roger Polkinhorne was the fifth son of John Polkinhorne of co. Cornwall, and Alice, daughter of Otes Edy of Bodmin, co. Cornwall. He was aged 14 in 1620.

J. L. Vivian and H. H. Drake (eds.), The Visitation of Cornwall in the year 1620 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 9, 1874), p. 175.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 5/158 (9 Jun 1640)

People mentioned in the case

  • Edy, Alice
  • Edy, Otes
  • Gubbes, Anthony, mercer
  • Polkinhorne, Alice (also Pulkinhorne)
  • Polkinhorne, Henry, gent (also Pulkinhorne)
  • Polkinhorne, John (also Pulkinhorne)
  • Polkinhorne, Roger, gent (also Pulkinhorne)
  • Watson, John

Places mentioned in the case

  • Cornwall
    • Bodmin
    • Penzance
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster