Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/551 pt 2 depositions: Rich Harlakenden v Ambrose Coppinger and Francis Harrison)

5.2.1629 (Thursday 5 February 1629)

document 18100178

ten that he was also present in the high court of chancery in 41Eliz1 or about that time at a hearing of a cause in a suit then before brought by the said earl Edw against the said complainant and his said father touching the said manor lands and tithes and saith that at that said hearing there was not any such proof made as in this interrogatory is mentioned nor any proof that there was any such particular made or delivered to the said earl wherein the said tithes were set down or particularly expressed as by this interrogatory is intended but saith that he well remembreth that at the same hearing the said Roger Harlakenden being interrogated by the said lord keeper Egerton whether the said portions of tithes were belonging to the rectory of Earls Colne or not he answered that he did not know and thereupon the said lord keeper did order and decree that the said earl and his heirs and assigns should have and enjoy the said portions of tithes until good cause should be shown to the contrary by the said Harlakenden or to such effect