Court of Wards and Liveries: Pleadings
|Title:||Court of Wards and Liveries: Pleadings|
This series contains bills, answers, replications, rejoinders and other documents associated with pleadings before the Court of Wards and Liveries.
Many of the documents bear an earlier date, probably that when they were delivered into court, which may be anything up to several years earlier than the date of the file.
The catalogue does not currently contain any descriptions of these cases. Details of parties are available in paper finding aids at The National Archives described below
|Date:||Edward VI - Charles I|
Arrangement is contemporary and based on a system of files organised by legal term until 1600 when an alphabetical arrangement by plaintiff's name was introduced alongside the terminal one. From 1638 the arrangement is purely alphabetical by plaintiff's name.
There is a contemporary list of the terminal files in:
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||174 bundle(s)|