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James Pickering, Speaker of the House of Commons

Male Abt 1332 - 1398  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name James Pickering  [1
    Suffix Speaker of the House of Commons 
    Born Abt 1332  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1398  [2, 3
    Person ID I1378  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2021 

    Father Robert de Pickering,   b. Bef 1290,   d. Aft Nov 1351  (Age > 62 years) 
    Mother Maud 
    Married Bef 4 Feb 1332  [3
    Family ID F5085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes 
    Children 
    +1. Joan de Pickering,   b. Abt 1360,   d. Between 1 May 1426 and 12 Jun 1426  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F5052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Westmorland, 1362; Westmorland, 1365; Cumberland, 1368; Westmorland, Oct 1377; Westmorland, 1378; Westmorland, 1379; Westmorland, Oct 1382; Yorkshire, Feb 1383; Yorkshire, Nov 1384; Yorkshire, Sep 1388; Yorkshire, Nov 1390; Yorkshire, Sep 1397.

      His eventful public life is chronicled in his History of Parliament entry. On 2 Feb 2013, John Watson posted a well-documented overview of the Pickering family to SGM, in the process correcting some errors in the HoP account.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5159] The Parliamentary Representation of the County of York, 1258-1832 ed. A. Gooder. 2 volumes. Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1935-38.

    2. [S344] John Watson, 18 Jul 2014, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.

    3. [S815] John Watson, 2 Feb 2013, post to soc.genealogy.medieval.