Chancery Decrees and Orders (PRO C33/144 page 554 Rich and Thos Harlakenden v Blackwell and Wilkinson)

12.2.1622 (Tuesday 12 February 1622)

document 18300069

Rich Harlakenden esq and Thos Harlakenden executors of Mabel Stoner plaintiffs Mich Blackwell and Rich Wilkinson defendants for as much as this court was this present day informed by mr Thos Crewe being of the plaintiffs counsel that the plaintiffs in their bill hath the defendant Blackwell's heir of Wm Blackwell father of the defendant being seised of a parcel of land in the bill mentioned and pretending to have an estate thereof in fee simple to the said Wm and the said defendant his son and pretending himself to be of full age did by their deed indented for a great sum of money grant the said lands to one Wm Symonde's under whose estate the plaintiffs claim for their term of five hundred years and now after the possession hath gone illegible text the said Symond's title by the space of eighteen years the said defendant Mich set on foot a deed of entail and pretends that in the time of the said grant to Symond's he was not of full age and so under colour thereof would avoid his father's and his own deed and to that end he bought an ejection firme at the common law wherefore and for that the same are men liable# on the behalf of an infant whom the matter wholly concerns in point of interest illegible text was humbly prayed that an injunction might be awarded for stay of the defendants further proceedings at the common law against the plaintiffs or their tenants touching the premises until the hearing of the cause which this illegible text thought reasonable and doth order that a writ of illegible text awarded as was now desired provided the plaintiffs do proceed with effect and bring the cause to hearing