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St Paul, Johnlocked

(d. 1362)
  • Philomena Connolly


St Paul, John (d. 1362), archbishop of Dublin and administrator, was the son of Thomas St Paul of Owston in Yorkshire. His parents' clandestine marriage resulted in uncertainty as to his legitimacy, which was confirmed in 1339.

St Paul became a chancery clerk before 1318. He acted as keeper of the great seal during the chancellor's absence on several occasions from 1334 onwards. On 28 April 1337 he was appointed master of the rolls and on 7 June 1339 keeper of the ...

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W. H. Bliss, C. Johnson, & J. Twemlow, eds., (1893–)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
National Archives of Ireland, Dublin
Chancery records (Public Record Office)