667 Wade v Sewell

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Edward Wade of Arundel, co. Sussex, gent v Richard Sewell of Ferring, co. Sussex, yeoman

June 1637


The cause and result of Wade's complaint against Sewell remain unknown as only Wade's bond to prosecute the cause survives.

Initial proceedings

3/170, Plaintiff's bond

28 June 1637

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

Signed by Edward Wade.

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


Edward Wade of Fering, co. Sussex, was the son of William Wade of co. Suffolk, and Frances, daughter of Mr Meade of co. Essex. Edward married Susan, daughter of Thomas Stradwick of Wisborough Green, co. Sussex. His second wife was Mary, daughter of Dr Foulk of Suffolk.

W. Bruce Bannerman (ed.), The Visitations of the County of Sussex in 1530 and 1633-4 (Publications of the Harleian Society, 53, 1905), p. 163.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/170 (28 Jun 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Foulk, Dr
  • Foulk, Mary
  • Meade, Frances
  • Meade, Mr
  • Sewell, Richard, yeoman
  • Stradwick, Susan
  • Stradwick, Thomas
  • Wade, Edward, gent
  • Wade, Susan
  • Wade, Frances
  • Wade, William
  • Watson, John

Places mentioned in the case

  • Essex
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster
  • Sussex
    • Arundel
    • Ferring
    • Wisborough Green