Oxford History: Mayors & Lord Mayors


Andrew Worminghall

Mayor of Oxford 1327/8

Andrew Worminghall (or de Wormhale/Wormenhale) was elected Bailiff on the council in 1316. He was the son of Robert Wormenhall, Mayor in 1298/9. He married Joan, the daughter of Philip de Eu junior (Mayor in 1286).

In 1325, 1327, 1330, 1331, 1332, 1336, January and September 1337, and 1339 he was elected one of the two Members of Parliament for Oxford.

In 1327 (by which time he had been knighted) Worminghall was elected Mayor. (Wood says that he was elected Mayor in 1340 as well.)

In 1337 Worminghall was one of three men chosen to discuss urgent business with the King at Westminster.






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Last updated: 13 September, 2012

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