WYBARD, Richard, of Hastings, Suss.

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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Jan. 1390

Family and Education

poss. s. of Thomas Wybard (fl. 1366) of Hastings.1 ?1s. Thomas*.

Offices Held


In the 1390s Wybard was engaged in importing wine from Bordeaux into Rye and Winchelsea. He was master of the Katherine, which in May 1404 joined a fleet from the same ports and Sandwich to capture and plunder a ship of Biscay sailing off Alderney. He divided with two men of Rye a share of the spoils, including 1,000 pounds of iron, 200 pounds of rosin and 22 quarters of salt. Later, he served on a ship supplied by Hastings for service to Henry V.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: A. P.M. Wright


  • 1. CPR, 1364-7, p. 369.
  • 2. E122/33/28, 30; CPR, 1401-5, pp. 431, 434-5; CCR, 1402-5, p. 356; E101/51/1.