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Bussy, Sir John (d. 1399), speaker of the House of Commons and courtier, was the son and heir of Sir William Bussy of Hougham, Lincolnshire, and Thistleton, Rutland, and Isabel, daughter of John Paynell of Boothby. Bussy first appears in the records in 1378, when he served overseas under the command of ...

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William Catesby (b. in or before 1446, d. 1485) memorial brass, c. 1506 [with his wife, Margaret] reproduced by courtesy of H. M. Stutchfield, F.S.A., Hon. Secretary of the Monumental Brass Society

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Catesby, William (b. in or before 1446, d. 1485), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir William Catesby (d. 1478/9) of Ashby St Ledgers [see under Catesby family] and his first wife, Philippa Bishopestone...

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Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son and heir of Sir Thomas Charlton of Hillingdon (d. 1445), landowner and MP, and his wife, Elizabeth Fraunceys (d. 1451). Through his mother's aunt Maud...

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Doreward, John (d. 1420), speaker of the House of Commons and royal councillor, inherited estates from his parents, William Doreward and Joan, daughter and heir of John Oliver of Stanway. Situated mainly in eastern Essex and focused on Bocking, they were estimated in 1412 to be worth ...

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Englefield, Sir Thomas (1455–1514), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons, was almost certainly born in Englefield, Berkshire, which his family had held since the twelfth century. He was apparently the only son of John Englefield (d. 1465) and Jane...

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Hungerford, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1328, d. 1397), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Walter Hungerford and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Adam Fitzjohn of Cherhill, Wiltshire. Though best known as speaker of the ...

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Hungerford, Walter, first Baron Hungerford (1378–1449), soldier, administrator, and speaker of the House of Commons, was the fourth but only surviving son of Sir Thomas Hungerford (d. 1397) of Farleigh Montfort, Somerset, being the elder son of his second marriage, to Joan (...

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Waldegrave, Sir Richard (c. 1338–1410), courtier and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir Richard Waldegrave of Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, who was knight of the shire for Lincolnshire in 1335, and died late in 1339. A minor at his father's death, the younger ...

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Waweton [Walton], Sir Thomas (d. in or after 1450), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of John Waweton of Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, who was ten times knight of the shire for Huntingdonshire, and whose influence probably lay behind ...