SCOCE, Roger, of Colemore, Devon.

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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Sept. 1388

Family and Education

Offices Held


Roger may have been the son of John Scoce, who had married Isabel, daughter of William Wylkin, and been bailiff of Dartmouth in 1343-4.1 Two of his kinsmen, Michael and John Scoce, were among the mariners who gave evidence in 1394 to the court of chivalry in Sir John Roches’s* suit against John Hawley I*, while another, Richard Scoce, was recorded as living in Dartmouth in 1397. But, save on the occasion of his election to Parliament, Roger himself is recorded only once: some time before 1372 when, described as ‘of Colemore’, he was associated with the vicar of Townstall in a conveyance to Hawley’s parents of a messuage in Dartmouth.2

Ref Volumes: 1386-1421

Author: L. S. Woodger


  • 1. H.R. Watkin, Dartmouth, 35, 44, 183.
  • 2. C47/6/4/7; CCR, 1396-9, p. 197; Watkin, 59.