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Vavasour, Sir Johnlocked

(d. 1506)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Rosemary Horrox


Vavasour, Sir John (d. 1506), judge, was the eldest son of John Vavasour of Spaldington in Yorkshire, and his wife Isabel, daughter and coheir of Thomas de la Hay, lord of Spaldington. He studied law at the Inner Temple. His first employment in court recorded in the year-books took place in Trinity term 1467, and in Trinity term 1478 he was invested with the order of the coif. He acted as legal adviser to various corporations and individuals, including ...

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