John Bowes (speaker)
In 1428 he was appointed Escheator for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. In 1429, 1432, 1435 and 1439 he was elected knight of the shire (MP) for Nottinghamshire, being elected Speaker of the House in October 1435.
He died some time in 1444 and, Bowes having no children, his estate passed to his brother William.
- Payling, S.J. (2004). "Bowes, John (c. 1383–1444), lawyer and speaker of the House of Commons". www.oxforddnb.com. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/92981. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
- "Parliamentary Information List: Briefing Paper 04637a - Speakers of the House of Commons" (PDF). parliament.uk. House of Commons Library. 21 August 2015. p. 2. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 February 2019. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
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