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date: 22 February 2020

Northampton [Comberton], Johnlocked

(d. 1398)
  • Paul Strohm

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Northampton [Comberton], John (d. 1398), draper and mayor of London, was occasionally also called Comberton, a family name taken up by some chroniclers in a play upon the ‘comber’, or trouble, that his policies were supposed to have caused in London. The son of ...

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