GORE, William, of Maldon, Essex.

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

Offices Held

Supervisor of leather, Maldon Jan. 1416-17; weigher of bread 1419-20; constable 1421-2, 1428-9; wardman 1423-5, 1426-8;1 bailiff 1434-5.


Gore was fined 3d. in the borough court in 1414 for selling underweight bread. At the parliamentary elections of 1432 he was mainpernor for John Burgess* of Maldon. In May 1434, as bailiff, he was one of those from Essex who took the general oath not to maintain breakers of the peace.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: K.N. Houghton


  • 1. Essex RO, Maldon ct. bk. i, ff. 18, 19v, 21-24.
  • 2. Ct. roll 9 m. 4v; C219/14/3; CPR, 1429-36, p. 401.