HOUGHTON, John, of Leicester.

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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Family and Education

Offices Held

Mayor, Leicester Mich. 1396-7.1


After being admitted to the freedom of the borough in 1380, Houghton owned land both in the town and its suburbs. He was still alive in 1403.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly


  • 1. Roll of Mayors, Leicester ed. Hartopp, 25.
  • 2. Leicester Bor. Recs. ed. Bateson, ii. 196, 412; Wyggeston Hosp. Recs. ed. Thompson, no. 570; CCR, 1402-5, p. 164.