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Caxton, Jeremy of (d. 1249), sheriff and justice

David Crook

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Caxton, Jeremy of (d. 1249), sheriff and justice, was probably a relative of Geoffrey of Caxton, a knight active in Cambridgeshire affairs in the 1230s and 1240s, perhaps a younger brother or cousin. Both took their name from the Cambridgeshire village of Caxton...

Reference Entry.  581 words. 

Subjects: Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice

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