Viewing Event Record: Common Pleas, Woodliffe vs Langley: Woodliffe states his case

Abstract

Oliver Woodliffe sues Richard Langley over Francis Langley's forfeiture of the first bond for the balance owing on the Boar's Head. Woodliffe testifies that, according to an agreement made 12 November 1599, Richard Langley was to act as guarantor for the bond. When called upon to pay the £200 due, however, Langley refused. Woodliffe estimates the resulting damages to himself at £40. Woodliffe denies Langley's claim that he paid £100 on 2 November 1600.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 19 January 1601 To: 12 February 1601 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 12 November 1599 To: 2 November 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head

People

Name Role
Langley, Richard defendant
Woodliffe, Oliver plaintiff
Langley, Francis playhouse financier

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Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse business