Document ReferencePl C 1/814
TitleMemorandum concerning Mr Vernon's villainous conduct against Mr Wenman; n.d. [c.1729]
Date1729 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionCopy of Thomas Vernon's receipt dated 15 Dec. 1724 for £310 from William Wenman as agent to the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Mortimer for the purchase of his church lease at Mansfield; note of new lease granted by the minister and churchwardens of Mansfield in trust for the Earl of Oxford; Vernon's action for trespass at the Lent Assizes 1726; his bill in Chancery against Wenman in Trinity Term 1727, after Wenman had delivered up vouchers for the payment of the purchase money; Wenman's answer and schedule of sums paid; Vernon 'maliciously prefers an indictment against Mr Wenman for wilful and corrupt perjury, Lammas Assizes 1728; further details of arguments; bill returned 'ignoramus' by the Grand Jury; further indictment, Lent Assizes 1728 [1728/29] and similar return by the Grand Jury.

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Termlegal cases, perjury

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA38872Vernon; Thomas (fl 1717-1729); Mr; tenant of the church in the manor of Mansfieldfl 1717-1729
NA38704Wenman; William (-1750); Mr; secretary and agent to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle and the Earl and Countess of Oxford-1750
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