September 13th

On 13th September 1420, Sir Gerard Usflete III and his wife Elizabeth, Duchess of Norfolk, had no surviving children. His will said that all his lands and tenements in Swanland and Ousefleet should be sold and the proceeds distributed to the poor. In return, the poor were to pray for his soul every year. He fought at Agincourt, was an associate of the De la Poles, and was Sheriff of Yorkshire. Buried at North Ferriby.

On 13th September 1512, Christopher Person, mercer of Routh, claimed sanctuary at the church of St John, Beverley,  for debt.

 

Beverley Minster

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