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Legal cases - Gregory family


Deposition of John Burdett, gent., in the case between Simon Chambers, plaintiff, and John Gregory, Margaret his wife and Edward Waste, defendants;, that on 6 March last he served John Gregory, defendant , and Margaret his wife with a writ commanding them not to disturb the plaintiff's [Simon Chamber] possession of certain lands until the court ruled otherwise; that since then, the deponent has heard from one ----- Howe, a tenant of the manor of Brincklowe, that at Midsummer last, Mathew Wingfeild accompanied by Daniel Bond, a servant of the said John Gregory and a brother of the said Margaret, came to the said ----- Howe and other tenants in Brincklow and received from the said ----- Howe, in the name of John Gregory, 10 shillings for a year and a half's rent; that the said Wingfeild and Bond had also disturbed the plaintiff's possession in a close in Stivechall; and that on speaking with the said John Gregory, he acknowledged that it was done with his consent.