1327, Hugh de louther born in Cumberland, England, s/o 2955144. Sir Hugh de Lowther & 2955145. Margaret de Lucy.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
~1330, Maud born in Cumberland, England, d/o 2955176. Sir Peter de Tilliol.
By 1338, Hugh married to Maud.
1338, Marriage settlement. Sir Peter Tilliol of Scaleby Castle. Sir Hugh Lowther. Marriage of Hugh Lowther and Maud Tilliol. £20 of land in the manor of Newton Reigny. (S) UKNA.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349. [Breakouts would repeat over many years.]
10/30/1349, Maud’s father died, her older brother Robert (1477588) the family heir.
2/9/1355, Hugh riding towards Scotland by the church of Castelcayrok, which is near the king’s highway. (S) 10/1/1370.
By 3/1363, Hugh’s father died.
By 1363, Hugh knighted.
3/1363, Grants to Henry de Threlkeld … Inter testes, Sir Hugh de Lowther the son. (S) Trans. Cumberland & Westmorland, Vs9-10, 1889, P302.
11/12/1369, IPM of Margaret [Hugh’s mother] late the wife of Hugh de Louther, the elder, knight. Cumberland: Newton Reygne. A third part of the manor, held for life in dower of the king in chief by grand serjeanty, …. The reversion belongs to Hugh de Louthre and Maud his wife … Hugh his son and Maud wife of the latter in tail male, with the king’s licence. Wythop in Braythwayt. … as of the right of Maud his wife, of the inheritance of Lucy, by service … She died on the feast of All Saints last. Hugh de Louthre, knight, her son, aged 40 years and more, is her heir. Westmorland: Louthre. The manor, whereof Thomas de Anande, chaplain, enfeoffed Hugh de Louthre, knight, the elder, and Margaret, his wife, for life with remainder to Hugh de Louthre, son of the said Hugh, and Maud his wife, in tail male. … Louthrequale. The town is held … by service of rendering a sore sparrow-hawk or 6d. at St. Peter’s Chains. Quale. The hamlet is held …, by service of rendering 12s. 10d. for cornage at the terms aforesaid and 1lb. pepper at Christmas. (S) CIsPM.
10/1/1370, Proof of age of Joan daughter and heir of John de Eglesfeld. Cumberland: Hugh de Louther, knight, aged 44 years, says that he knows that Joan is of the full age of 15 years and more because on 3 February, 29 Edward III, he was riding towards Scotland by the church of Castelcayrok, which is near the king’s highway, and saw a child being baptized at the church door. He asked the bystanders whose the child was, and the priest answered that she was the daughter of John de Eglesfeld, and was named Joan. (S) CIsPM.
3/28/1371, Hugh de Louthre, James de Pikeryng, … appointed to assess on all persons in the county of Westmoreland the subsidy … (S) CFRs.
11/18/1372, The K. appoints Peter Tiliol, Hugh de Louther, and Richard de Denton to inquire into the complaint of William de Bohun, earl of Northampton, that his men of Annandale coming by the Solway to sell their goods at Carlisle are unduly taxed by the keeper of the Solway. (S) Cal. of Doc.’s Relating to Scotland, 1887, P250.
1373, Sir Hugh, Knight of the Shire for Westmoreland.
7/12/1376, Commission of oyer and terminer … on complaint by William de Whitlawe of Penreth that Hugh de Louther, knight, John de Louther, Robert de Louther, William son of Hugh de Louther, … assaulted him and carried away his goods at Penreth, co. Cumberland. (S) CPRs.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
7/1377, Commission … Roger de Clifford, … Thomas de Roos … Hugh de Louther, … Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
5/27/1379, Hugh de Louthre, ' chivaler,' appointed to assess on all persons in the county of Westmoreland the subsidy granted by the lords, magnates and commons of the realm … (S) CFRs.
6/20/1380, Commission of peace … Roger de Clifford, … Thomas de Roos … Hugh de Louther, … Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
1381, Peasant Revolt against new Poll tax. [Aka Wat Tyler’s Rebellion.]
12/20/1382, Commission of peace and oyer and terminer … Roger de Clifford, Ralph baron of Greystoke, … Thomas de Roos of Kendale, James de Pykeryng, Hugh de Louther, … Westmorland. (S) CPRs.
1384, Hugh de Louther and John de Orreton, Knights of the Shire for Cumberland. (S) Hist. and Antiq. of Westmorland, V2, Nicolson, 1777, P576.
(S) The Irish & Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry, O’Hart, 2000, P216. (S) The History and Antiquities of Cleveland, Ord, 1846, P387. (S) Collins’s Perrage of England, V5, 1812, P697.
Children of Hugh and Maud:
i. Hugh de Louther, born ~1357 in England.
11/12/1369, … Westmorland: Louthre. The manor, whereof Thomas de Anande, chaplain, enfeoffed Hugh de Louthre, knight, the elder, and Margaret, his wife, for life with remainder to Hugh de Louthre, son of the said Hugh, and Maud his wife, in tail male … (S) See Above.
2/1378, Hugh de Louther ‘le fitz,’ knt., against Robert de Louther brother of Hugh de Louther in a plea that he render unto him £100 which he owes. (S) Barony of Appleby, Wilson, 1932.
ii. Robert Lowther (738786), born ~1365 in England.