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Speldhurst, Kent, England
|Resting place||Tonbridge Wells, Kent, England|
|Spouse(s)||Silvia Waller (née Gulby)|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Agincourt|
Battle of Verneuil
|Sheriff of Surrey and Sussex|
|Sheriff of Kent|
Richard was born in Groombridge, Kent around the year 1395. His father was John Waller and his mother was Margaret Waller (née Landsdale). His mother was originally from Sussex and his grandfather, Thomas Waller, also hailed from Sussex.
Richard served in the English army under Henry V during the Hundred Years' War. He fought in the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, where he captured Charles d'Orléans, the Duke of Orléans. He was knighted on the battlefield for his actions by his king. Richard also fought in the Battle of Verneuil.
After his military service, Richard served as an official. He served as sheriff of Surrey and Sussex from 1433 until the following year; additionally, he was made sheriff of Kent in 1437 and again only remained in office until the following year.