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Legal cases - Gregory family


Two copies of the deposition of Mathew Wingfeild in the case between Simon Chambers, plaintiff, and John Gregory, Margaret his wife and Edward Waste, defendants; that during Michaelmas term last, when the plaintiff's bill was exhibited, John Gregory was in possession of all the extended lands; that the deponent was in possession of a close in Stivechall late in the tenure of Bennet Godfrey, and of a quarter of a yard land also in Stivechall late in the tenure of the same, and that John Gregory put his cattle in these closes and pastured them there during the Michaelmas Term; that after Hilary Term, a servant of the plaintiff came and demanded possession of the said lands by virtue of the injunction, the defendant then being in actual possession; that, although the plaintiff by his extent a year last May caused to be extended not only the said close but a quarter of a yard land and several houses in Coventry and Stivechall in the several tenures of John Clerke, widow Sadler, Richard Gregory and widow Phillipps, certain lands in Meryden in the tenure of Mr. Halsey, a house and lands in Corley in the tenure of Richard Shewell, and certain chief rents in Brinklowe; nevertheless, the plaintiff, on 1 December last, did not have possession of the said lands, nor had he received any rents from the same.