LONDON, John, of Leicester.

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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Family and Education

s. of John London of Leicester. m. Elizabeth.

Offices Held

Mayor, Leicester Mich. 1402-3.1


A member of the important Corpus Christi guild of Leicester, London helped to found the guild chantry in 1392. He owned a house in the town near the north bridge, and between 1378 and 1400 rented, from the duchy of Lancaster, a farm (worth 28s. per year) in ‘Le Holyrodelane’.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly


  • 1. Roll of Mayors ed. Hartopp, 26.
  • 2. CPR, 1399-1401, p. 371; Trans. Leics. Arch. Soc. xiv. 160-1; Leicester Bor. Recs. ed. Bateson, ii. 258, 412, 418; DL29/212/3247-8.