Name: John Rede
Residence: Rougham, Norfolk
Occupation: Target of the Peasant?s Revolt
Change Date: 21 MAR 2013
Richard de Rougham was steward of Lynn 1358-61, and in 1361/2 a John Reed, son of Richard Reed de Rougham, was clerk to the steward. This John was subsequently steward himself (1370/1), by which time he had married the daughter of alderman William de Bitering; he entered the franchise 1371, was chamberlain and jurat later in the decade, and possibly the Norfolk escheator of that name c.1380.
John Reed had become lord of the manor of Rougham before 1381 through his marriage to Alice de Rougham [?] . He did not neglect to assert his rights. ...
(Studies Towards a History of the Rising of 1381 in Norfolk by Barbara Cornford, Norfolk Research Committee. 1984. Page 31.)
Father: Richard Rede
Alice de Bitering
- Richard Reade or Rede
- Text: The Men Behind the Masque: Office-holding in East Anglian boroughs, 1272-1460.