Thorp, Sir William
- Richard W. Kaeuper
Thorp, Sir William (d. 1361), justice, was of obscure origins. He first appears as a clerk of the king's bench in 1315, and in that status was assaulted in 1318 by enemies who caught him on the way to court, trampled upon him, and contemptuously urinated on him. He is quoted in two cases during the ...