Francis Moore (barrister)


Francis Moore (barrister)

Sir Francis Moore (1558-1621) was a prominent Jacobean barrister.

He was born in East Ilsley in Berkshire and educated at Reading School and St John's College, Oxford. He became an eminent barrister, working in the Middle Temple, but spent his family life at South Fawley Manor in Berkshire. He began the famous sheep market at East Ilsley and was MP for the local town of Reading. He was knighted in 1616, soon after being appointed Under Steward of Oxford University. Sir Francis had several legal reference works published and died at South Fawley on 20 November 1621.

External links

* [http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/fmoore.html Royal Berkshire History: Sir Francis Moore]


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