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Oldhall, Sir William (d. 1460), soldier and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir Edmund Oldhall (d. 1417) of Narford, Bodney, East Dereham, and Little Fransham, Norfolk, and either his first wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Henry English...

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Redman [Redmayne], Sir Richard (d. 1426), soldier, administrator, and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir Matthew Redman of Levens, Westmorland, and his first wife, Lucy. The Redman family had been prominent in north-west England since the mid-twelfth century, usually as soldiers, and ...

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Retford [Redford], Sir Henry (c. 1354–1409), soldier and speaker of the House of Commons, may have been son of Ralph Retford (fl. 1349–1374) of Castlethorpe, Lincolnshire. Henry Retford seems to have been a man of violent tendencies, twice in 1377 obtaining a pardon for homicide before turning to foreign wars. He served the king in ...