braose of wiston The Inquest of
John de Brewes
Sussex 1426

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National Archive Document

C 139/29/42


Doug Thompson (Sussex, UK) and Paul Mackenzie (Brisbane, QLD) have collaborated to produce a transcription and translation of this 15th century document which will be of interest to historians studying the Brewes family or the county of Sussex

Thanks are due to Dr Matt Tompkins of Leicester University who supplied us with numerous corrections in February 2011.


John is depicted below in an image derived from his magnificemt commemorative brass at Wiston church in Sussex.

brass of John de Brewes

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