Hals, John ( - 1434)

Born / Died

Birth Date: n.d.
Death Date: ca. 1434

Parents

Details of Offices

Began Ended Notes
JP, Huntingdonshire 1413 n.d.
JP, Bedfordshire 1413 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1413/14 1415
JP, Norfolk 1413/14 1416
JP, Buckinghamshire 1413/14 n.d.
JP, Cambridgeshire 1413/14 1415
JP, Cambridgeshire 1413/14 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1413/14 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1414 1415
JP, Huntingdonshire 1416 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1416/17 n.d.
JP, Suffolk 1416/17 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1416/17 1418
JP, Norfolk 1417 n.d.
JP, Cambridgeshire 1417 n.d.
JP, Huntingdonshire 1417/18 n.d.
JP, Norfolk 1418 n.d.
JP, Cambridgeshire 1418 n.d.
JP, Cambridgeshire 1418/19 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Pembrokeshire 1419 n.d.
JP, Devon 1420 n.d.
JP, Kent 1420 n.d.
JP, Devon 1421/2 1424
JP, Middlesex 1421/2 1423
JP, Kent 1421/2 1423
JP, Surrey 1421/2 1423
JP, Essex 1421/2 1423
JP, Sussex 1421/2 1423
JP, Hertfordshire 1421/2 1423
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Essex 1423 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1423 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Cambridgeshire 1423 n.d.
Justice of the Common Bench, England 1423-5-5 n.d.
Justice of the King's Bench, England 1423/4-1-23 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Cornwall 1424 n.d.
JP, Berkshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1424 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Gloucestershire 1424 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1424 n.d.
JP, Herefordshire 1424 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Warwickshire 1424/5 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1426 n.d.
JP, Oxfordshire 1426 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1426/7 1428
JP, Herefordshire 1427 1428
JP, Devon 1427 n.d.
JP, Worcestershire 1427 n.d.
Commissioner of Gaol Delivery, Cornwall 1428 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Cornwall 1428/9 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Middlesex 1429/30 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Oxfordshire 1429/30 n.d.
JP, Staffordshire 1429/30 n.d.
JP, Shropshire 1430 n.d.
JP, Dorset 1430 1433
JP, Somerset 1430 1431
JP, Worcestershire 1430 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Somerset 1430/1 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Cornwall 1431 1432
JP, Cornwall 1431 1433
JP, Devon 1431 n.d.
JP, Hampshire 1431 n.d.
JP, Wiltshire 1432 1433
JP, Somerset 1432/3 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1433 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Southampton 1433 n.d.
Commissioner of Oyer and Terminer, Devon 1434 n.d.

Details of Properties

Residence

  • Keynedon, Devon
    Via 2nd wife
    Acquired: after 1412-10-06
    Divested: ca. 1434

Lands

  • Devon: West Prawle
    Purchased

Events Naming Patron

Event Date Location Troupe
Performance 1425-1426 Exeter (Unknown), Exeter , Exeter (city-county) in Devon Mr John Hals' Fool

Patronized Troupes

Troupe Name Patron Troupe Type # of events
Mr John Hals' Fool Hals, John (0 - 1434) Entertainers/Minstrels 1

Owned Venues

Venue Name County Venue Type
Keynedon Hall Devon Private Residence

Bibliographic Sources

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry V [1413–22]. 2 vols. London: HMSO, 1910–11.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry VI [1422–61]. 6 vols. London: HMSO, 1901–11.
Foss, Edward. The Judges of England. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1851.
The Visitations of the County of Devon, comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, with additions by Lieut-Col J.L. Vivian. Exeter: For the Author by H.S. Eland, [1895].
Waterhouse, Robert. 'Keynedon Barton, Sherford, Kingsbridge.' Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society 58 (2000): 127–200.