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

6.5.36Eliz1 (Monday 6 May 1594)

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to the ninth interrogatory this deponent saith that he knoweth by the information of the parties which have paid money towards the arrearages of a yearly tenth of 66li that the said Jn Green who holdeth the lands above rehearsed by lease hath paid 18li or thereabouts towards the same and one Jn Church hath paid 5li or thereabouts for such lands as he holdeth by lease and one mrs Peerson hath paid likewise 24s and there was levied upon this deponent about one year now past by the then sheriff of the said county of Essex the sum of 14li towards the arrearages of the said tenth and this deponent further saith that he doth not know of any sum or sums of money that either of the defendants have paid towards the said tenth