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Writhe, Johnlocked

(d. 1504)
  • Adrian Ailes


Writhe, John (d. 1504), herald, was probably the son of William Writhe, who represented the borough of Cricklade in the parliament of 1450–51 and was receiver to John Beaufort, duke of Somerset, and of Agnes, daughter of John Gibbes. After his death he was incorrectly named ...

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