738 Unknown v Marsh

The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640.

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Unknown plaintiff v John Marsh of the Middle Temple, London, gent

June - October 1637


The cause and result of this complaint against Marsh remain unknown as only Marsh's bond of 28 June 1637 survives.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Defendant's bond: 3/167 (28 Jun 1637)

Initial proceedings

3/167, Defendant's bond

28 June 1637

Bound to appear 'in the Court Military in the painted Chamber within the Pallace of Westminster' between 8 and 11 a.m. on 14 October 1637.

Signed by John Marsh.

Sealed, subscribed and delivered in the presence of Humphrey Terrick.


John Marsh, son and heir of Thomas Marsh of Denton, co. Kent, gent, was admitted to the Middle Temple on 11 June 1634.

H. A. C. Sturgess (ed.), Register of Admissions to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, vol. 1, 1501-1781 (London, 1949), p. 129.

People mentioned in the case

  • Marsh, John, gent
  • Marsh, Thomas, gent
  • Terrick, Humphrey

Places mentioned in the case

  • Kent
    • Denton
  • London
    • Middle Temple
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster

Topics of the case

  • inns of court