PYKWELL, 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

m. Margaret.

Offices Held

Bailiff, Leicester Mich. 1424-5; mayor 1426-7.1


Pykwell, who attended the borough election to the Parliament of 1423, owned a messuage in Leicester near the north bridge. He earned a living as a merchant.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly


  • 1. Roll of Mayors ed. Hartopp, 30-31; Leicester Bor. Recs. ed. Bateson, ii. 417; Wyggeston Hosp. Recs. ed. Thompson, nos. 590, 592.
  • 2. Leicester Bor. Recs. ii. 418; C219/13/2.