St Paul's in 1396; and the doom of Sir John Oldcastle was sealed at the latter place in 1413.
1 Further papers from his pen signed "John Trot" appeared in the Craftsman in 1728, and in 1730 followed Remarks on the History of England by Humphrey Oldcastle, attacking the Walpoles' policy.
He practised as an ecclesiastical lawyer, was an assessor at the trial of Oldcastle, and in 1415 was made dean of the Court of Arches.
The story of Falstaff originated partly in Henry's early friendship for Oldcastle (q.v.).
With Oldcastle Henry used his personal influence in vain, and the gravest domestic danger was Lollard discontent.