Name: Richard Hall
Death: 11 NOV 1508 in Swerford, Oxon
Burial: Swerford, Oxon: Chancel of the Parish House
Change Date: 30 SEP 2008
Presumably descendant of Richard Hall of Swerford (qv).
He was educated on 3 Nov 1457 at Oxford University, Oxford; B.A.
He was a lawyer at Oxfordshire, England.
He resided on 9 Mar 1464 at South Newington, Oxfordshire, listed as a gentleman.
He was appointed Commisioner of the Peace in 1475 at Oxford University, Oxford.
He was appointed to a commission to survey rivers flowing into the Thames for obstructions and weirs in 1507 at Oxfordshire.
He left a will on 20 Aug 1508 at Oxfordshire.
Had a son Edmund or Edward who was ?a lunatic?, and died bef 20 Aug 1508. Edmund married Elizabeth ___ and had Elizabeth who married Lawrence Woodhull of Thenford, Northants, and Alice who married Richard Harcourt.
The inquisition found that Edward Hall of Swerford was of limited memory and fuddled and had for the past twenty years been a lunatic.
(The Genealogist. 1986. Page 126.)