PAINTER, Robert (d.1420), 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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Family and Education

Offices Held

Wardman, Maldon Jan. 1405-7, 1412-13, 1414-15, 1416-d.; assessor of taxes 1407-8.1


The MP may have been the Robert Painter admitted as a freeman of Maldon in 1384, but if so he took no part in the town’s administration for over 20 years. In 1407 he was sued in the borough court for debt, and seven years later he was fined 6d. for non-attendance.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: K.N. Houghton


Date of Death: Essex RO, Maldon ct. bk. i. f. 19.

  • 1. Ibid. ff. 13-19; ct. rolls 9, 10.
  • 2. Ct. bk. i. f. 1; ct. rolls 3 m. 4, 9 m. 4v.