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date: 02 March 2021

Paston, Johnlocked

(1421–1466)
  • Helen Castor

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Paston, John (1421–1466), landowner and letter writer, was the eldest son of William Paston (1378–1444) of Paston in Norfolk, justice of common pleas, and his wife, Agnes (d. 1479), daughter and coheir of Sir Edmund Barry of Orwellbury, Hertfordshire. He was born on 10 October 1421. ...

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Chancery records (Public Record Office)