- Francis Moore (barrister)
Sir Francis Moore (1558-1621) was a prominent Jacobean barrister.
He was born in
East Ilsleyin Berkshireand educated at Reading Schooland St John's College, Oxford. He became an eminent barrister, working in the Middle Temple, but spent his family life at South FawleyManor in Berkshire. He began the famous sheepmarket at East Ilsley and was MP for the local townof 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 November1621.
* [http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/fmoore.html Royal Berkshire History: Sir Francis Moore]
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