Sir William de Beauchamp

Chamberlain of the King’s Household and powerful friend of Chaucer.

Sir William Neville

Knight of the King’s Chamber, admiral.

Sir John de Clanvowe

Knight of the King’s Chamber, possible author of “The Cuckoo and the Nightingale,” crusader.

Sir John Philipot

Collector of London wool customs between 1377-83, Member of Parliament, Mayor of London

Richard Morel

Well-off London grocer.