William Standon

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William Standon (died 1410), of Wimpole, Cambridgeshire and London, was Sheriff and Mayor of London and a Member of Parliament.

He was the son of John Standon and his wife Elizabeth. He held a number of public appointments such as buyer for the King’s household (1378–1396) and tax collector for London (1382) and served on a number of Commissions.

A member of the Worshipful Company of Grocers, he became an Alderman of London and acted as Sheriff of London in 1386 and Mayor of London in 1392 and 1407.[1]

He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for City of London 1391, 1394, January 1397, January 1404 and 1406, and for Cambridgeshire in October 1404.[2]

He married three times; firstly Elizabeth, secondly Agnes and thirdly another Agnes, the daughter and eventual coheiress of Sir Adam Francis and widow of Thomas Basings (d.1400) of Kenardington, Kent. They had one daughter.

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