Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Sheffield, Sir Robertlocked

(b. before 1462, d. 1518)
  • Julian Lock


Sheffield, Sir Robert (b. before 1462, d. 1518), lawyer and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Robert Sheffield (c.1430–1502), a lawyer and administrator of South Cave, Yorkshire, and his wife, Jane Lounde. It was through his mother that the younger ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Notes and Queries
Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research
S. T. Bindoff, ed., , 3 vols. (1982)
J. S. Brewer, J. Gairdner, & R. H. Brodie, eds., , 23 vols. in 38 (1862–1932); repr. (1965)