KYNG, William, of Reading, Berks.

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

Family and Education

prob. s. of John Kyng of Reading by his w. Maud. m. Alice.1

Offices Held

Cofferer of the merchant guild, Reading 1424-5.2


Kyng, having witnessed the election of 1420, was himself returned to the second Parliament of 1421, William Wilton* and Walter Mustard* being his sureties. Between 1429 and 1434 he rented several properties in Castle Street from the commonalty of Reading, for one of which he paid 5s.3d. p.a.3

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: Charles Kightly


  • 1. E179/73/42; Reading Pub. Lib. cofferers’ acct. R/FA/1432-3.
  • 2. Cofferers’ acct. 1424-5.
  • 3. C219/12/4, 6; cofferers’ accts. 1429-34.