CP.F.168
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Reference:CP.F.168
Repository:Borthwick Institute GB 193


Court:Curia Ebor
Case:Matrimonial (annulment)
Details:7 Pieces; Has deposition; Has libel; Has sentence
Outcome:Plaintiff, William Gell, wins; plaintiff, Thomas Smith loses.
Date: 20/10/1427 — 26/03/1428


People & Places
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Participant:William  Gell [Gell]
Role:plaintiff
Details:male; Son of Roger Gell
Location:Kirk Hammerton (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kirk Hammerton (Kirkehamerton) : undefined
York (Ebor') : diocese
Yorkshire, North Riding

Richmond (Richm') : rural deanery
Notes:William Gell is also described as 'Willelmus Gell filius Rogeri Gell de Whixley'.



Participant:Thomas  Smith [Smyth]
Role:plaintiff
Details:male
Location:Wistow (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Wistow (Wistowe, Wystow) : ecclesiastical parish



Participant:Joan daughter of Roger  Searl [Serill;  Serle; Seryll]
Alternate name:Julianne daughter of Roger 
Role:defendant
Details:female
Location:Cawood (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cawood (Cawod) : undefined



Participant:Thomas  Appleby [Appilby]
Role:prosecution proctor
Details:male; clerk
Employment:proctor



Participant:William  Bispham [Bispham]
Role:prosecution proctor
Details:male; clerk
Employment:proctor



Participant:Robert  Easingwold [Esyngwald]
Role:defence proctor
Details:male



Participant:John  Selby [Selby]
Role:witness
Details:male
Employment:tapetere
Location:York (Ebor') : city
Place(s):York : city
Micklegate (Mekylgate) : street name




Participant:Richard  Gell [Gell]
Role:witness
Details:female; 30
Location:Hunsingore (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cattal (Cattall) : undefined



Participant:John  Gell [Gell]
Role:witness
Details:male; 28
Location:Hunsingore (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cattal (Cattall) : undefined



Participant:Richard  Simpson [Symkynson;  Symson]
Role:witness
Details:male; 17
Employment:tapetere, weaver (wever); servant of John Selby
Location:York (Ebor') : undefined



Associated Places
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Location:Kirk Hammerton (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Kirk Hammerton (Kirkehamerton, Kyrkhamerton) : township
Location:Cawood (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cawood (Cawod) : township
Location:Hunsingore (YorkshireWestRiding)
Place(s):Cattal (Cattall) : township
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