CLERE, John (by 1479-1538/39), of Colchester, Essex.
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Chamberlain, Colchester 1505-6, bailiff 1513-14, 1518-19, 1520-1, 1524-5, 1532-3, 1536-7, alderman by 1516; commr. subsidy, Essex 1512, Colchester 1515, 1523, 1524.3
John Clere was a clothier living in St. James’s parish, Colchester. His father died in 1500 owning at least ten houses in Colchester, among them one in East Street where John Clere then dwelt; as he was an executor of his father’s will Cler