SHAWE, John II (d.1431), of Oxford.
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Bailiff, Oxford Mich. 1408-10; surveyor of nuisances 1410-12, 1414-15, 1424-5; alderman 1426-9.3
A fishmonger, like his putative father, Shawe first appears in 1398 when he sat as a juror at an inquisition taken before the county escheator. In 1401 he and his first wife rented two tenements in St. Aldate’s parish, Oxford (which had once belonged to her father and grandfather) from Robert Boterwyk, the university beadle, in return for rendering 40s. and a barrel of red herring every year. In 1408, following the death of the elder John Shawe, whose property known as Laurence Hall he subsequently occupied, he received a licence from the bishop of Li