ESSHING, John, of Arundel, Suss.

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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Esshing was fined in the hundred court of Arundel in 1427-8, for minor offences against local trading regulations.1 He was perhaps the father of Thomas Esshing†, who was to sit for Arundel in the Parliament of 1449 (Feb.), and to serve as mayor in 1454-5 and 1468-9.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: L. S. Woodger


  • 1. Arundel Castle ms M41.
  • 2. Bodl. Ch. Suss. 72; Chichester Diocesan RO, Cap. I/15/1; Suss. Feet of Fines (Suss. Rec. Soc. xxiii), no. 3099.