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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Little is known about this Member, although he may have been related to the Geoffrey Thoresby who, in 1347, acquired a rent of 4s. p.a. from property in Grimsby. In 1398 a John Thoresby witnessed a deed at Lincoln for the chapter of the cathedral. It was probably he who, some 16 years later, bound himself to pay 20 marks to a clerk named Nicholas Wymbush and John, his brother. He is described on this occasion as coming from Lincolnshire, and he did indeed offer property there as security for the transaction.

CAD, ii. C2573; CCR, 1396-9, p. 430; 1413-19, p. 116.

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: C.R.