Catalogue description Short title: Hole v White. Plaintiffs: John Hole, clothier, constable of Wells....

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Details of STAC 8/161/1
Reference: STAC 8/161/1

Short title: Hole v White.

Plaintiffs: John Hole, clothier, constable of Wells.

Defendants: Edmund White, Thomasyne White his wife, Thomas Haggett, William Williams alias William Morgan, Robert Atwill, John Rodwaye, Oliver Martyn, Walter Smyth, Thomas Bysen of Wells, graver, Henry Foster, Thomas Peters, John Gilbert gent, George Greenestrete, Edward Cary, William Atwell, William Stott, Edward Wadham, James Lydearde, William Gamage, John Hodges alias John Hiscox, Leonard Crosse gent, William Evans, William Bull Thomas Hall, Robert Creese, Alexander Towse, mayor of Wells, and others.

Subject: Acting 'May games, new, devised lordes and ladyes', etc, on Sabbaths against the King's proclamation, rescue of vagrants from arrest, satires against plaintiff John Hole and other tradesmen, compelling contributions for their expenses, libels, contempt of a writ, procuring indictment of battery, etc.


Barnes category: offence against religion; contempt of proclamation; assault; duelling; unlawful assembly; contempt; vexatious litigation; conspiracy.

Another action was also brought before of Assizes

Date: 1608 April
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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