Viewing Event Record: Chancery, James Burbage vs Margaret Brayne and Robert Miles: the interrogatories for Gascoigne, Bett, and James


James Burbage's questions witnesses on his behalf in his Chancery suit against Margaret Brayne and Robert Miles. The interrogatories raise questions concerning John Brayne and Robert Miles' debts, and the financial dealings of the concerned parties after Brayne's death. The concluding interrogatory asks how many times the deponents have known Robert Miles to be indicted for adultery, and whether or not he was called before the Coroner's Inquest over the death of John Brayne. A note attached to the interrogatories indicates which questions are to be asked of which deponents.

Date Event Recorded

From: 8 May 1592 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

From: November 1590 (Source of claim: transcription)




Name Role
Brayne, Margaret defendant
Miles, Robert defendant
Gascoigne, Ellen deponent
Bett, Henry deponent
Hynde, John deponent
Norman, James deponent
Meade, John deponent
Rumney, Thomas deponent
White, William money lender
Noble, money lender
Burbage, James plaintiff
Brayne, John playhouse financier

Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse business