FARTHING, Robert, of Canterbury, Kent.
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Family and Educations. of Robert Farthing of Canterbury.
Jurat, Canterbury Mich. 1394-6, 1397-9.1
Farthing was admitted as a freeman of Canterbury by birth on 31 Mar. 1393, and before a year had passed was elected to represent the city in the House of Commons. He received 30s. in advance for his parliamentary wages, but had to wait until 1395-6 for payment of £2 more, as the balance of the sum owing.2 He is not recorded after his re-election as a jurat at Michaelmas 1398.