Viewing Event Record: London Consistory, Newton vs Waters: Newton responds

Abstract

John Newton responds in his case against Joan Waters for enforcement of a marriage contract. He identifies himself as a player and member of the Duke of York's Men. Newton affirms that he believes that Waters was in good reason and temper when she signed the marriage contract and that she was aware of the contents of the note. Newton says that she told her friends and his friends that she signed the note with intent to marry him.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 8 June 1611 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: October 1610 To: February 1611 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head
Name
Curtain

People

Name Role
Waters, Joan defendant
Stuart, Charles patron
Newton, John plaintiff

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Event Type

  • court case
  • player context