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Æthelweard [Ethelwerd] (d. 998?), chronicler and magnate, was ealdorman of south-western England. He styled himself 'Patricius Consul Fabius Quaestor', a latinization of 'Æthel-/ealdorman/Fabius/-weard'. He was the father of Æthelmær, grandfather of one Æthelweard and grandfather-in-law of another: all also ealdormen, and two of the same south-western ealdormanry as ...

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Fitzthedmar [Thedmar], Arnold (1201–1274/5), alderman of London and chronicler, was born in London at 9.00 a.m. on 9 August 1201, according to his own brief autobiography. His father was Thedmar, a native of Bremen, while his mother, Juliana, was the daughter of Arnold von Grevingge...

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Horn, Andrew (c. 1275–1328), administrator and chronicler, probably belonged to a long-established London family, but his relationship to any of the earlier and numerous Horns of London and Southwark is unknown; his father may have been Edmund Horn (d. after 1296), whose tenement, probably in ...

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Packington [Pakington], William (d. 1390), administrator and supposed chronicler, probably came from the Leicestershire village of Packington near Ashby-de-la-Zouch; he later held the living of Burton Overy in the same county. His will refers to a brother named John and two sisters named ...

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Rochford [Rochefort], Sir John (c. 1350–1410), administrator and historical compiler, was the son of Sir Saer Rochford, sheriff and escheator of Lincolnshire, and MP for that county in 1343. The family had been prominent in Boston since the thirteenth century, and distinguished in ...