646 Tooker v Terricke

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Charles Tooker of Abingdon, co. Berkshire, LL.D. v Humphrey Terricke, Proctor of the Court of Arches

November 1640


The origin and result of this cause remain unknown as only Tooker's bond of 26 November 1640 to prosecute Terricke survives. Tooker frequently appeared as counsel and Terricke as an officer in the Court of Chivalry.

Initial proceedings

5/168, Plaintiff's bond

26 November 1640

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

Signed by Charles Tooker.

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


Charles Tooker of Abingdon was the son of George and Anne Tooker who appeared in the Berkshire Visitation of 1623.

W. H. Rylands (ed.), The Four Visitations of Berkshire, 1532, 1566, 1623, and 1665-6, vol. I (Publications of the Harleian Society, 56, 1907), p. 135.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 5/168 (26 Nov 1640)

People mentioned in the case

  • Terricke, Humphrey, proctor (also Terrick)
  • Tooker, Anne
  • Tooker, Charles, lawyer
  • Tooker, George
  • Watson, John

Places mentioned in the case

  • Berkshire
    • Abingdon
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster

Topics of the case

  • Court of Arches
  • other courts