Court of Requests (PRO REQ2/105/12 Edw Sibthorpe of Braintree v: Xoph Sibthorpe Math Everard and wife Roger Harlakenden etc 1591-2)

17.1.34Eliz1 (Monday 17 January 1592)

document 19601379

answer of# thirtyfifth says that widow Stammer in her widowhood did sell beforehand to Jn Lingewood 2cwt of hops and to Rich Marsh another 2cwt of hops at 24s the cwt and the said widow entered into several bonds unto the parties for the delivery of the hops and this deponent was bound with her for a surety for the same as he remembers the same hops were to be delivered at Braintree as he thinks and Lingewood took his money again that she had not any other hop grounds likely to serve such a bargain more he cannot say thirtyeighth and thirtyninth says that the letters and other several writings to him showed forth were the handwritings of Xoph and his brother in law as he verily thinks according as Robt Morgan before has deposed