He was clerk of the crown in 1444. Henry V granted him a manor near the church of St. Peter in Caen, Normandy, in 1427, probably a reward for some military or civil service. He was a member of the Mercers Company and is first mentioned in the Close Rolls in 1428. He exported grain and other goods to the Low Countries and to Aquitaine in the 1430s, 40s, and 50s.
• Will, 14 Mar 1456.
• Probate, 1 Jun 1457, Lambeth, London, GB.
Richard married Joan.1
1 Josiah C. Wedgewood and Anne D. Holt, <i>The History of Parliament: 1439-1509</i>, 3 (London, GB: His Majesty's Staionery Office, 1936), 1: 358.
2 Frederick Charles Cass, <i>Parish of South Mimms: A Complete History of the Parish with Pedigrees,Biographies of Prominent Residents</i>, p. 96.
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