TAVERNER, Thomas, of Rochester, Kent.
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m. bef. Feb. 1411, Margaret.
Taverner witnessed a deed at Rochester in May 1401. Early in 1405 he was employed by the sheriff of Kent to deliver a summons to William Swinburne*, requiring his appearance in Chancery. His wife had inherited a messuage and lands to the south of Rochester, at East Malling, which, however, the couple sold in 1411.1
Ref Volumes: 1386-1421
Author: L. S. Woodger
He may have been related to a namesake of Rochester who died before 1360, but, if so, not closely, for that Thomas Taverner’s heirs were his nephews, Thomas and John Campenade: CAD, ii. B3072, 3154, 3156.
- 1. Arch. Cant. xxi. 315; CPR, 1401-5, p. 494; CP25(1)112/275/539.