WATERDEN, John (d.1435), of Bishop's Lynn, Norf.

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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Dec. 1421

Family and Education

?s. of Thomas Waterden* and yr. bro. of Richard Waterden (d.1430).

Offices Held


Unlike other members of his family, who were merchants, John trained to be a lawyer. He is first heard of in May 1410 as ‘of Norfolk’, when standing surety in Chancery for the release of a local man from prison. In 1419, along with his kinsmen, Thomas and Richard Waterden, he assisted in the conveyance of a messuage in Bishop’s Lynn to