Viewing Event Record: Chancery, Samwell vs Woodliffe: Willys deposes

Abstract

Edward Willys answers Richard Samwell the elder's interrogatories. He says that Woodliffe offered advice to Samwell's carpenters on how wide he would make the galleries and how far he would set the posts, 'If the case were mine, as it is Mr Samwell's.' Willys says that Samwell estimated the cost of rebuilding the Boar's Head cost about £280.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: February 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: July 1599 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head

People

Name Role
Woodliffe, Oliver defendant
Willys, Edward deponent
Samwell, Richard, the Elder plaintiff

Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse context