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Gregory, Williamlocked

(d. 1467)
  • Elspeth Veale

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Gregory, William (d. 1467), chronicler, was the son of Roger Gregory of Mildenhall, Suffolk. William married three times—to Johanne, Julian, and Johanne—and had two daughters, one of whom, Margaret, married John Croke, alderman and skinner. Gregory himself trained in London as a skinner, and his main interest was in the preparation and sale of furs. He sold ermine, marten, and squirrel furs to the royal household, and even as an old man had men and apprentices in his service. He probably served as master of the ...

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