CONNOCK, John (bef.1512-81/2), of Liskeard, Cornw.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Nov. 1554

Family and Education

b. bef. 1512. m. Jane or Joan, da. of William Ro(w)e of Lanrake, 3s. inc. Richard 3da.

Offices Held

Receiver, duchy of Cornw. 1532; mayor, Liskeard 1553-4, 1566-7, 1572-3, 1581.


Connock was a tanner, who owned the manor of Hagland as well as a town house at Moncton’s Corner, Liskeard. ‘A common quarreller, railer and perturber’, he received a grant of arms in March 1577, died ‘very aged’ during his fourth term as mayor of Liskeard, and was succeeded by his son John.

Vivian, Vis. Cornw. 93; J. Allen, Liskeard, 208, 233, 257, 449, 462; St. Ch. 2/23/3; C3/30/21; Req. 2/62/50.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: J. J. Goring