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Say [Fynys], Sir John (d. 1478), administrator and speaker of the House of Commons

J. L. Kirby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24764

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Say [Fynys], Sir John (d. 1478), administrator and speaker of the House of Commons, was of unknown parentage, though certainly related to James Fiennes, Lord Say and Sele (d. 1450), in whose company he is often recorded—in 1449 he was even referred to as '...

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