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date: 19 September 2020

Paston, Williamlocked

  • Colin Richmond
  •  and Roger Virgoe


Paston, William (1378–1444), justice, was born at Paston in north-east Norfolk, the only son of Clement Paston (d. 1419) [see under Paston family] and his wife, Beatrice Somerton (d. 1409). Twenty years after William's death his son was accused of being descended from serfs. The ...

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