HORE, John II (d.c.1452), of Bridport, Dorset.

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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May 1421

Family and Education

m. by 1426, Joan,1 2s. 2da.

Offices Held

Cofferer, Bridport Mich. 1422-3, 1427-8, 1429-30, 1431-2; bailiff 1430-1, 1436-7, 1438-9, 1443-4; constable 1440-1.2

Tax collector, Dorset Jan. 1436, Mar. 1442.


Early in Henry IV’s reign Hore, who had been born in Carmarthen, settled in Bridport, where he established a small business trading in wine imported through Southampton.3 In 1426 the cofferers of Bridport leased to him, his wife and their son, John, a tenement and