FOLKTON, John, of Scarborough, Yorks.

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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Sept. 1388

Family and Education

Offices Held


Folkton remains a shadowy figure about whom little is known, although he evidently lived in or near Scarborough. In March 1390 he served on a jury at an inquisition ad quod damnum held in the town regarding a proposed endowment of St. Mary’s church, but he then disappears from the records.1

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: C.R.


Variant: Folkedon.

  • 1. C143/409/22.