Witness Depositions – William Rennison – 2 Apr 1690

Document Type: Witness Depositions
Date: 2 Apr 1690
Correspondent: William Rennison
Archive Source: TNA E 134 2W&M Trin15
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William Rennison a witness formerly Sworne on the Defts part and now Cross Examined upon Interr[ogator]yes on the Complts part, Sworne & Examined saith as followeth. 

This Depont saith that he is a Tennant & Farmer of a Cottage house in Stella, which he holds under the Deft Sr Thomas Tempest for which he payes the yearly Rent of Six shillings. 

Witness on behalf of Thomas Tempest in answer to Blackett's cross-interrogatories. See 2nd April 1690 'Questions to witnesses'  William Blackett, cross-interrogatories,  and notes given there for background to the case.

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