Viewing Event Record: Chancery, Richard Langley vs Woodliffe: Court orders lawyers to determine sum


Richard Langley sues Oliver Woodliffe in Chancery Court. The court orders that the matter be referred to Mr Towse and Mr Ayloff, counsel for the defense, who are to determine the sum to be awarded. If unable to do so, they are to refer their difference to Mr Justice Walmesley, who is to act as final umpire.

Date Event Recorded

From: 28 January 1603 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

From: 28 January 1603 (Source of claim: original)


Boar's Head


Name Role
Woodliffe, Oliver defendant
Ayloff, defendant's counsel
Walmesley, Thomas judge of Common Pleas
Towse, William lawyer
Langley, Richard plaintiff
Stavorton, plaintiff's counsel

Event Type

  • court case
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