Catalogue description Court of Wards and Liveries: Pleadings

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Details of WARD 13
Reference: WARD 13
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.

Related material:

There is a contemporary list of the terminal files in:

IND 1/10218

IND 1/10219

IND 1/10220

IND 1/10221

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 174 bundle(s)

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