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date: 14 October 2019

Hawkwood, Sir Johnlocked

(d. 1394)
  • Kenneth Fowler


Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394), military commander, was the second son of Gilbert Hawkwood, a tanner and minor landowner at Sible Hedingham, Essex, where the family had held land since the beginning of the thirteenth century. The date of his birth is not recorded, but he was evidently in his early manhood by the time of his father's death in 1340, since, along with his elder brother, also called ...

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