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William Catesby (b. in or before 1446, d. 1485) memorial brass, c. 1506 [with his wife, Margaret] reproduced by courtesy of H. M. Stutchfield, F.S.A., Hon. Secretary of the Monumental Brass Society

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Catesby, William (b. in or before 1446, d. 1485), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons  

Rosemary Horrox

Catesby, William (b. in or before 1446, d. 1485), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir William Catesby (d. 1478/9) of Ashby St Ledgers [see under Catesby family] and his first wife, Philippa Bishopestone...

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Doreward, John (d. 1420), speaker of the House of Commons and royal councillor  

Linda Clark

Doreward, John (d. 1420), speaker of the House of Commons and royal councillor, inherited estates from his parents, William Doreward and Joan, daughter and heir of John Oliver of Stanway. Situated mainly in eastern Essex and focused on Bocking, they were estimated in 1412 to be worth ...

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Englefield, Sir Thomas (1455–1514), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons  

Michael Riordan

Englefield, Sir Thomas (1455–1514), royal councillor and speaker of the House of Commons, was almost certainly born in Englefield, Berkshire, which his family had held since the twelfth century. He was apparently the only son of John Englefield (d. 1465) and Jane...