BAGGE, John, of Dunwich, Suff.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993
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Constituency

Dates

Oct. 1377
Jan. 1380
Sept. 1388

Family and Education

Offices Held

Bailiff, Dunwich Sept. 1363-4, 1366-7, 1369-70, 1373-5, 1377-9, 1382-7, 1388-91, 1396-7, 1398-9.1

Biography

In December 1361 Bagge accused a carpenter of theft in a case brought before the Suffolk j.p.s, and certainly he was living in Dunwich by 1367, when he was party to a transaction regarding property in the town and also nearby. Evidently a prominent figure in the local community, he was chosen bailiff at least 17 times, and is known to have made the parlia