POPE, Peter, of Strood, Kent.

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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In 1381 Pope was acting as a feoffee of property in Strood (across the Medway from Rochester), and as ‘of Strood’ he obtained a royal pardon for unspecified offences in the following year, on 16 May. Nevertheless, he is probably to be identified with Peter Pope ‘of the Isle of Thanet’ who, along with another man, was appointed as a buyer and purveyor of victuals for