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date: 24 October 2019

Pollard, Sir Johnlocked

(b. before 1508, d. 1557)
  • J. H. Baker

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Pollard, Sir John (b. before 1508, d. 1557), judge and speaker of the House of Commons, was the eldest son of Walter Pollard of Plymouth and Avice, daughter of Richard Pollard of Way, Devon. His father's family had been merchants in Plymouth, but through his mother he was related to two other distinguished lawyers of the same surname, ...

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J. H. Baker, ; SeldS, suppl. ser., 5 (1984)
S. T. Bindoff, ed., , 3 vols. (1982)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London