680 Ward v Aylett

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Mr Ward, gent v Mr Aylett of co. Essex, gent

No date


The cause of Ward's complaint against Aylett remains unknown but the quarrel was settled by arbitration.

Sentence / Arbitration

EM298, Petition of John Goldsborough

John Goldsborough was a messenger of his Majesty's chamber and he petitioned that he was employed about 6 months ago to go to Essex with a warrant against Mr Aylett to bring him before the court upon the complaint of Mr Ward. The difference being settled between the parties, and Ward not having paid the petitioner the 4li as agreed, Goldsborough requested relief.

No date.

No signatures.


The defendant may have been Jeremy or Thomas Aylett, gents, who were mentioned in a licence of alienation concerning Tolleshunt Major, co. Essex, on 21 June 1629.

J. Broadway, R. Cust and S. K. Roberts (eds.), A Calendar of the Docquets of Lord Keeper Coventry, 1625-1640 (List and Index Society, special series, 36, 2004), part 3, p. 590.


  • Sentence / Arbitration
    • Petition: EM298 (no date)

People mentioned in the case

  • Aylett, Jeremy, gent
  • Aylett, Mr, gent
  • Aylett, Thomas, gent
  • Goldsborough, John
  • Ward, Mr, gent

Places mentioned in the case

  • Essex
    • Tolleshunt Major

Topics of the case

  • arbitration
  • royal servant