88 Burghill v Gunter

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Richard Cust. Andrew Hopper, '88 Burghill v Gunter', in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) pp. . British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/88-burghill-gunter [accessed 27 May 2024].

Richard Cust. Andrew Hopper. "88 Burghill v Gunter", in The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ) . British History Online, accessed May 27, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/88-burghill-gunter.

Cust, Richard. Hopper, Andrew. "88 Burghill v Gunter", The Court of Chivalry 1634-1640, (, ). . British History Online. Web. 27 May 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/no-series/court-of-chivalry/88-burghill-gunter.

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Thomas Burghill of Llanfihangel Cwmdu, co. Brecon, gent v Thomas Gunter of the same, yeoman

June 1637


Burghill entered bond to prosecute Gunter in the Court of Chivalry on 29 June 1637; but no further proceedings survive.

Initial proceedings

3/164, Plaintiff's bond

29 June 1637

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

Signed by Thomas Burghill.

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


Burghill did not appear in M. Powell Siddons (ed.), Visitations by the Heralds in Wales (Publications of the Harleian Society, new series, 14, 1996), p. 181.


  • Initial proceedings
    • Plaintiff's bond: 3/164 (29 Jun 1637)

People mentioned in the case

  • Burghill, Thomas, gent
  • Gunter, Thomas, gent
  • Terrick, Humphrey, lawyer

Places mentioned in the case

  • Breconshire (also Brecknockshire)
    • Llanfihangel Cwmdu
  • Middlesex
    • Westminster
    • Wales