53 Blount v Anyan

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Maurice Blount of St Bride, London, gent v Richard Anyan

February 1638


Proceedings survive from February 1638, but they do not show either the cause or result of the complaint by Blount, a clothier, against Anyan.

Summary of proceedings

Dr Duck acted as counsel, and on 3 February 1638 Anyan was required to appear in response to a summons.


Maurice Blount, clothworker, was entered under Faringdon without in the 1634 Visitation of London as the son of Maurice Blount of London, mercer, freeman of the clothworkers, and Dorothy, daughter of James Cleypole of Northborough, co. Northampton (now co. Cambridge). He married Jane, daughter of John Bridge of co. Essex.

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. 82; 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 before Arundel: 1/5, fos. 23-35 (3 Feb 1638)

People mentioned in the case

  • Anyan, Richard
  • Blount, Dorothy
  • Blount, Jane
  • Blount, Maurice, gent
  • Blount, Maurice, mercer
  • Bridge, Jane
  • Bridge, John
  • Cleypole, Dorothy
  • Cleypole, James
  • Duck, Arthur, lawyer
  • Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • London
    • Faringdon without
    • St Bride
  • Northamptonshire
    • Northborough

Topics of the case

  • city company