NIGHTINGALE, William, of Bletchingley, Surr.

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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May 1382
Oct. 1382
Feb. 1388
Jan. 1390

Family and Education

Offices Held


In February 1375, described as ‘of Bletchingley’, Nightingale witnessed a quitclaim of land in the manor made to Henry atte Helde† and his heirs. Nothing else is known of his career, although the Nightingales became an influential local family in the 15th century.

Surr. RO, 87/16/7; U. Lambert, Blechingley, i. passim.

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