660 Vaughan v Prichard

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660 VAUGHAN V PRICHARD

David Vaughan of Pembrey, co. Carmarthen, esq v John Prichard of the same, gent

November 1637 - February 1638

Abstract

Dr Talbot delivered the libel for Vaughan on 12 February 1638, but the cause and result of his complaint against Prichard remain unknown as only their bonds dated 21 November 1637 and 22 January 1638 survive. [For Prichard's countersuit, see cause 542.]

Initial proceedings

3/84, Plaintiff's bond

21 November 1637

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

Signed by John Watkins of Bedwellty, co. Monmouth, gent, on behalf of Vaughan.

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

3/16, Defendant's bond

22 January 1638

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

Signed by John Prichard.

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

Summary of proceedings

Dr Talbot acted as counsel for Vaughan and Dr Gwyn for Prichard. On 27 January 1638 Prichard was required to appear in accordance with his bond. On 12 February 1638 Dr Talbot produced the libel, just as the cause was about to be dismissed for his failure to do so.

Notes

Neither party appeared in M. P. Siddons (ed.), Visitations by the Heralds in Wales (Publications of the Harleian Society, new series, 14, 1996).

Documents

  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/84 (21 Nov 1637)
    • Defendant's bond: 3/16 (22 Jan 1638)
  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Maltravers: 1/5, fos. 1-15 (27 Jan 1638)
    • Proceedings before Arundel: 1/5, fos. 23-35 (3 Feb 1638)
    • Proceedings before Arundel: 1/5, fos. 38-56(12 Feb 1638)

People mentioned in the case

  • Dethick, Gilbert, registrar
  • Gwyn, Thomas, lawyer
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey
  • Prichard, John, gent
  • Talbot, Clere, lawyer
  • Vaughan, David, esq
  • Watkins, John, gent
  • Watson, John

Places mentioned in the case

  • Carmarthen
    • Pembrey
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster
  • Monmouthshire
    • Bedwellty
  • Wales