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Sturmy, Sir Williamlocked

(c. 1356–1427)
  • David Grummitt

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Sturmy, Sir William (c. 1356–1427), diplomat and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Geoffrey Sturmy, a younger son of an important Wiltshire family, and an unidentified mother. William came to prominence in 1381 when his uncle, Sir Henry Sturmy...

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