Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/239/46 depositions: Edw earl of Oxford v Roger and Rich Harlakenden)

16.4.36Eliz (Tuesday 16 April 1594)

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eight that he well knoweth and is very sure that the said sum of 52li or thereabouts was paid and given to the said Felton by the said Roger Harlakenden in consideration that the said Felton should join in the court with the said Roger touching the value of certain lands which the said earl had then to fore sold to the said Harlakenden for this examinant saith that the said Roger being the rather by means of the said Felton entertained by the said earl for his surveyor of his lands and receiver of his rents and revenues as aforesaid and being afterwards put in trust by the said earl to make sale of the lands before mentioned in the third interrogatory to the best benefit of the said earl combined with the said Felton to join with him to report to the said earl of the value of that land much under the worth and also to assure the said earl that the said Roger endeavoured the profit of the said earl in the sale of that land the best he could by means whereof the said Roger had those lands at his own rate and in regard of that benefit yielded unto him the rather by the said report of the said Felton unto the said earl the said Roger Harlakenden did give and pay unto the said Felton the said sum of 52li or thereabouts and for none other matter or use and more he saith not in this matter Barnaby Worthy