~1350, Hugh de Huls born in England, s/o §Hugh de Holes of Chester.
~1350, Margaret born in England, heir & d/o 2954954. John Domville & 2954955. Cecily de Mobberley.
Margery married 1st to Sir Henry Torbock. (S) A Hist. of the County of Lancaster, V3, 1907.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
1/13/1378, “Indenture between Hugh de Holes and William, son of William, son of John de Stanley, …” (S) UKNA.
[––Hugh & Margaret––]
~1378, Hugh married Margaret.
12/31/1383, “Release (confirmasse, ratificasse et relaxasse). (1) William de Bradburn', citizen of Chester, (2) Hugh de Holes of Chester and John de Holes of Norbury. (1)'s part of hamlet of Hargrave …” (S) UKNA.
1/21/1385, Hugh de Holes of Chester, … John de Holes of Norbury … make fine with the King for 2 marks for acquiring 1 messuage …
3/9/1387, Appointment of Hugh de Holes as vice-justice of Chester.
3/12/1387, Reginald de Grey of Ruthin and Weyesford leased the manor of Ruyssheton … to Hugh de Holes for 30 years for life [if Hugh died before then, executors were to maintain possession if they so willed.]
7/25/1387, Letters of the King to John de Wodehous, chamberlain of Chester, for a warrant to deliver to Hugh de Holes 6 oaks for the repair of his houses in those parts.
6/1/1388, Letters patent of King Richard II to John Markham and Hugh Huls appointing them justices to hear plea of novel disseisin … for a tenement in Cumquynton [Cumbria]. (S) UKNA.
12/1/1388, Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Chester of pontage for 3 years, by survey of John Wodehous, chamberlain of Chester, and Hugh Hulse. (S) CPRs. [Hugh owned a mansion known as Bultinghouse in the city of Chester. (S) Hist. of the County of Chester, V5, 2003.]
5/31/1389, Grant to Hugh Huls, justice of the King’s bench, 40£. to enable him to support his estate and the expense of his office. (S) CPRs.
3/11/1390 Commission of peace … Robert Nevill of Horneby, knight, … Hugh Huls, William Gascoigne, … within the town and liberties of Beverley and Ripon, co. York. (S) CPRs.
3/31/1392, John Domville grants to Thomas de Holes, his grandchild and heir, the son of Margaret (his daughter and heir) his manor of Modberleigh (now called Mobberley) in the county of Chester. (S) Biographia Britannica, V4, 1757, P2634.
1393, Hugh de Holes, farmer of the manor of Rushton.
1394, Hugh de Holes a justice for the eyre to be held at Macclesfeld.
2/19/1395, “Grant by George de Haukeston, kinsman and heir of Richard de Haukeston, his grandfather, to lady Elizabeth, late the wife of Nicholas de Audeley of Helegh, knight, John Tochet, knight and Hugh de Holes, of all his lands &c. in the county named: Salop.” (S) UKNA.
1395, Hugh Huls the justice of the goal at Carlisle castle & York castle. (S) UKNA.
2/18/1396, Grant by George de Haukeston, …, to lady Elizabeth, late the wife of Nicholas de Audeley of Helegh, knight, John Tochet, knight, and Hugh de Holes, of all his lands &c. in the county named. Sylvynton. (S) A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, V3, 1900.
1396, Robet Erneways, chaplain, obtained the manor of Brunstath from Sir Hugh de Holes, settled it on Hugh for life, remainder to Edmund son of Hugh, … remainder to Roger Holes, remainder to David, son of John de Holes, … (S) The Hist. of the County Palatine and City of Chester, V2, 1819.
7/10/1396, Hugh Hulse made Lt. Justice to Thomas, earl of Nottingham. (S) Hist. of Co. Palatine ..., P63.
4/11/1397, Hugh de Holes and Margery his wife, license by the King, to close a certain was leading under their garden from the banks of the Dee to the ‘Mereses’, … the ways were never used as common ways … the said Hugh to make other ways in lieu …
1397-98, Hugh de Holes the deputy justice of Chester and N. Wales.
Bef. 1398, Margaret’s father died.
1398, Mary de Tabney, widow of Thomas Hyde, covenants with Cicely, daughter of William de Mobberley, to settle all she had in Nether Knotsford to herself, remainder to Hugh Hulse and Margery his wife, remainder to Thomas Hulse, their son, in tail; and so to Edmund, and Andrew, brothers of Thomas, to Elinour, to Elizabeth, sisters of Thomas, in tail, remainder to the said Cicely and her heirs.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
9/30/1399, Appointment, during pleasure, of William Thirnyng as chief justice of the common bench … John Hill as one of the justices of the King’s Bench, … the like of Hugh Huls. By K. (S) CPRs.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
1399-1400, Hugh knighted.
2/16/1400, Grant to Hugh de Holes, ‘chivaler,’ one of the justices of the King’s Bench, and the heir male of his body, … by the forfeiture of John, late earl of Salisbury, and the reversion of the manor of Neston … (S) CPRs.
7/16/1401, “Indenture Between Edward Earl of Rutland and Hugh de Holes, 'chivaler', justice of the king, by which the Earl grants that when Hugh pays him 350 marks in the Church of the Carmelite Friars in Fleet Street, then John Mulso, Thomas Penere and John Hervy shall make an estate to the said Hugh of the reversion of the manor of Oxhey Richard.” (S) UKNA.
10/30/1401, “By John Cokeyne 'luncle', Thomas Charleton, and Roger de Horton to Roger de Holes and David de Holes to receive (together with Henry, Prince of Wales, Robert Braybrok', bishop of London, Reginald de Grey of Ruthyn, kt, John Norbury, esq, Hugh de Holes, kt,) …” (S) UKNA.
10/10/1402, Sir William de Roos, Sir Richard de Grey, Sir William de Willughby, Sir William le Zouche, Sir Hugh Huls, … empowered to treat with Owen Glyn Dwr and his council for the release of captured Lord Reginald de Grey of Ruthyn. (S) Memoirs of Owen Glendower, Thomas, 1822, P85.
1404, Margaret’s mother Cicely died.
3/3/1406, Commission of oyer and terminer to John Cokeyn the elder, Hugh Huls, Nicholas Montgomery, … his closes and houses at Burton on Trent … (S) CPRs.
12/4/1409, Commission of oyer and terminer to Hugh Holes, … on complaint of Thomas, bishop of Worchester, … (S) CPRs.
1411-13, Hugh Huls the High Sheriff of Caernarvonshire.
1412, Writ of livery to Sir High de Holes, knt., … manor of Elton. (S) Hist. of Co. Palatine and City of Chester, V2, Ormerod, 1882, P26.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
4/20/1413, Grant to Hugh Holes, one of the justices of the King’s Bench, of full power to receive cognisances from any persons … (S) CPRs.
6/25/1413, Licence … John son of John Delves … to grant … to Hugh de Holes, knight, for twenty years, with remainder to Thomas son of the said John son of John and Anne daughter of the said Hugh de Holes … if she die before carnal copulation between herself and Thomas the remainder in his person shall cease and the premises shal remain to him and Philippa the daughter of the said Hugh de Holes … (S) CPRs.
11/11/1414, “Sir Hugh of the Holes, kt. Recites that the rent was in arrears and Roger re-entered lands and took the rent due to him at Martinmas before he died at Christmas.” (S) UKNA.
1414-15, Robert, younger son of Robert de Louthe of Rokesford, granted all his right in the manor of Oxhey Richard to Sir Hugh de Holes, justice of the King's Bench. (S) A Hist. of the County of Hertford, V2, 1908.
1415, General pardon to Hugh de Holes, Kt.
1415, Sir Hugh Hulse gave David Hulse, son of John Hulse of Norbury in Cheshire, all his lands in Knotsford. [Hugh had held the marriage of David and married him to Elizabeth, heiress & d/o Thomas Hasselford. David descended from Hugh Hulse of Picmere.]
6/1415, Hugh died. “Holes, Hugh de, kt: Herts, Salop, Wilts, Glos, Devon, Heref.” (S) UKNA, IPM.
7/29/1415, Order to the escheator in the counties of Salop and the adjacent march of Wales ; Hereford ; Gloucester ; Wilts ; Devon ; Hertford ; to take into the king's hand and keep safely until further order all the lands in his bailiwick whereof Hugh de Holes, knight ; who held of the king in chief, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death. (S) CFRs.
10/9/1415, Writ of livery to Thomas de Holes in Chester. Hugh de Holes, Kt., was seized … and of the residue of the fruit after the first shaking of the trees … service of finding the Prince’s household at Cheaster with vegatables … throughout Lent …
10/9/1415, Writ of “ouster le main” of Hugh de Holes, Kt. … died seized, for life, jointly with his wife Margery, of the manors of Brunstath and Oxton … remainder to Thomas their son … failing to Edmund brother of the said Thomas … failing to Hugh and Margery … failing to Ellen sister of the said Margery … failing to Matilda sister of the said Ellen … failing to Isabel sister of the said Matilda … failing to the right heirs of John Domville for ever; …
10/10/1415, Order to escheator in the county of Salop and the adjacent march of Wales ; … Hugh de Holes, knight, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death of a … and that Thomas de Holes is the son and next heir of the said Hugh, … to cause the said Thomas to have full seisin … (S) CFRs.
12/18/1415, Writ of livery to Edmund de Holes in Chester. Hugh de Holes died seized of the manor of Elton … with remainder to Edmund de Holes his son and their male of his body … them failing, to Roger de Holes … them failing to David son of John de Holes.
12/20/1415, Writ of livery to Thomas de Holes in Chester. Hugh de Holes, Kt., was seized in his demesne, as of fee, … 3 messuages in Castellone, Chester, … of 3 stalls in the Dee, together with the boat … 1 grange, 1 woodhouse, and 1 dovecot in Hondgrugge; … land in Claverton, Neubold, and Hondbrugge withing the liberty of the said city, … 3 messuages in Chester … 2 gardens … the said Thomas was his son and heir.
1416, Margaret died. (s) A Hist. of the County of Hertford, V2, 1908.
3/7/1416, Writ ‘diem clausit’ on the death of Margaret de Holes.
(S) Hist. of Co. Palatine and City of Chester, V1, Ormerod, 1882, P491. (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V37, 1876, P369. (S) Repts. Of Commissioners, V41, P237.
· This Hugh has many records over the years as an itinerant justice in various western counties.
· 1301, Hugh de holes to receive livery of his lands in Prestatyn, Chester.
Children of Hugh and Margaret:
i. Isabella Huls, born ? in England.
1/17/1421-2, Isabella married to John Godyn, grocer of London.
ii. Thomas Hulse (738738), born 1381 in England.
iii. Edmund de Holes, born ? in England.