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  • A legal document created as part of a case in an ecclesiastical court. Contains witness statements.

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Deposition book.

Includes on f.50v, extracts from the court roll of the Manor of Wenhaston Grange of the abbot. Being the first court of the Revd Father John Goodwyn, Abbot of the Monastery of the BVM of Sibton held 26 March 12 Hen VIII [1521], evidencing the granting by the lord of 20a of meadow in Wenhaston. Also lists homage members

Deposition of Martin Flowerdewe in marriage cause against Martin Flowerdewe

Abstract: Helen Crowe v Martin Flowerdewe. Examined 8 Aug 1550. Martin F. believed that he had contracted marriage at diverse times. He has given her token such as a girdle and 'nekerchief', at leastly partly in the way of marriage. Other than this, all the points of the allegation are untrue.

Deposition of Sir Peter Wattes in marriage cause against Martin Flowerdewe

Abstract: Helen Crowe v Martin Flowerdewe. Examined on 5 Sep 1550 in a high chamber in John Manne's house in Norwich. Rector of Winterton. Has known Flowerdewe for about 4 years. About 4 years past, when Helen Crowe, his neice, was dwelling in John Manne's house in p. St Michael of Mustowe [at Plea] , he perceived that Martin Flowerdewe was resorting to Helen. When questioned both Martin and Helen had said that they desired to marry. She was rebuked by Sir Peter for proceeding so far without her parents' consent. When Martin was asked where they would live together, he said that his grandfather had given him the house called the sign of the Bull in Wymondham, worth £100. two years later, they contracted marriage in the presence of him and of her mother, Alice Crowe. Agnes Crowe is her aunt.

Deposition of Robert Sucklyns/Sucklinge in marriage cause against Martin Flowerdewe

Abstract: Helen Crowe v Martin Flowerdewe. Has known both parties for 5 years. Sucklinge has heard Martin's father when they were apprentices together, promise Martin that he would give him 100 marks which his grandfather had left him in his will when Martin came out of apprenticehood. Waller then was master to Martin. A house called Kettes in Wymondham was left to Martin in William Flowerdewe's will.

Deposition of John Howse alias Steven in tithe cause against unidentified

Abstract: 2 Oct 1550. Sir John Thorp v ?. Responses on the part of the vicar of Stowe [St Peter]. That the church or Our Lady [St Mary's] was taken down, and that all the tithes of Stowe St Peter belong to Sir John Thorp, the vicar there, but that he is not due tithes from the parishioners of St Mary's, who pay 4d at Lammas for their tithe cheese and milk. The text includes many minor place-names.

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