BAKER, John V, of Devizes, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1386-1421, ed. J.S. Roskell, L. Clark, C. Rawcliffe., 1993
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Dec. 1421

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Baker served as a juror at an inquisition held at Devizes in June 1428 to assess the contribution due from the neighbouring hundred of Melksham for a parliamentary levy. In February of the previous year Thomas Luke of East Coulston (near Westbury) had been pardoned his outlawry for failure to appear to answer a charge of trespass brought against him by this Member.

Feudal Aids, v. 265; CPR, 1422-9, p. 372.

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly