John Scarle

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John Scarle was keeper of the rolls of Chancery from 1394 to 1397 and Archdeacon of Lincoln before being named Lord Chancellor of England in 1399. He held that office until 9 March 1401.[1] He was also Clerk of the Parliament (as the office was then known) between November 1384 and February 1397.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Powicke Handbook of British Chronology p. 85
  2. ^ Scarle, John de (DNB00)  – via Wikisource.


  • Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961
Political offices
Preceded by Lord Chancellor
Succeeded by