5909926. Sir Hugh de Venables & 5909927. Katherine de Houghton
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1307, Hugh born in England, s/o 11819852. Hugh de Venables & 11819853. Agatha de Vernon.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
~1310, Katherine born in England, d/o 11819854. Richard de Houghton.
9/10/1311, William de Cheny asks that the King's commission to him for the keeping of the lands which belonged to Hugh de Venables, until the majority of the heir, age 4, might be amended, granting him the wardship and marriage. (S) UKNA.
Katherine 1st married to Peter de Burnhull. [No children.]
Hugh married 1st to Elizabeth Modburlegh, d/o Ralph. [No children survived to adulthood.]
8/5/1326, Hugh de Venables, lord of Kynderton, on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
2/26/1327, Hugh de Venables on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.
4/7/1330, Grant from Adam del Holde to “Hugoi de Venables dno de Kynderton & Katrine uxi ej” of all his lands tenements etc. in Berterton, and to the said Hugh and Katherine and their heirs male, and … in Township of Legh with free ingress and egross thereunto, also to the said Hugh and Katherine and their heirs male the right of digging turf in Legh with one man for two days every year. Remainder failing issue male to the right heirs of the said Hugh. (S) UKNA.
By 1331, Katherine’s husband Peter died.
Hugh married Katherine.
4/11/1331, Hugh de Venables, of Kynderton, on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester for the bailiwick of the town of Northwich.
1334, Hugh de Venables, attermination of a fine of 13 marks.
7/13/1336, Hugh de Venables, Kt., on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester for the farm of a moiety of the town of Middlewich.
1337, Hugh de Venables of Kinderton on the recognizance rolls of co. Chester.
5/11/1337, In the vill of Merton, in the presence of Monsieur Hugh de Venables, Sir John de Arderne and Sir Periz de Thornton and others … agreement was made between the abbot and convent of Vale Royal on the one part and Thomas de Venables, son of William de Venables, on the other part. (S) The Ledger Book of Vale Royal Abbey, 1914.
9/5/1337, Hugh de Venables deputed by Walter de Mauny, captain and admiral of the king’s fleet of ships … to go to sea on the king’s service with ships laden with wools to be taken beyond the seas … power to punish the mariners of the ships in a just and usual manner. (S) CPRs.
3/21/1341-2, Hugh, of Wymbaldestroghford, on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.
1342, “Grant by "Thomas Dunfoul …" to "Hugoni de Venables dno de Kynderton et Katrine uxi ejus" of all those lands and tenements … in a field called Mereston near Eccleston To hold tothe said Hugh and Katherine for their lives Remainder in tail male to Hugh son of the said Hugh and to Roger brother of the said Hugh the younger Remainder to the heirs general of Hugh the elder.” (S) UKNA.
1343, “… Witnesses:- Hugh le Venables and Ralph le Vernon, knights, and others (named): [Chesh.]” (S) UKNA.
1344, Hugh de Venables witnessed a grant of John, s/o William de Baggelee, knight. (S) Cheshire Record Office.
1346, Richard d/o Richard s/o Stephan de Hulm granted to Hugh de Venables, knight, and Katheine his wife lands. (S) Cheshire Record Office.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
1348, Hugh on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.
9/10/1353, Hugh de Venables witnessed a charter of Urian de Sancto Petro, knight. [William de Venables was also a witness.]
4/21/1354, Katherine held in dower a third of the moiety of manor of Wyndhull of Peter de Burnhull [Peter’s sisters held the other two thirds]. (S) Final Concordes for Lancashire, Part 2, 1902.
1354, Hugh de Venables, Knt., constable of the castle of Flint witnessed a deed.
1/12/1355, Hugh de Venables, Kt., granted grant of free warren for himself and his heirs in Kinderton, Sprouston, Mersshton, Witton, Eccleston and Bradwell; … and those … which Philip de Eggerton and Matilda his wife held of the inheritiance the said Hugh.
9/8/1358, Hugh on the Recognizance Rolls of Chester.
Bef. 1/16/1357-8, Hugh, baron of Kinderton, co. Chester died. (S) UKNA.
(S) Ancestry of John Barber White and His Descendants, White, 1913, P197. (S) G.B. Public Rcds. Off. (S) Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper, V36, 1875.
Child of Hugh and Katherine:
i. Joan Venables (2954963), born ~1340 in England.