Friday, May 6, 2011

G23: 5910288

5910288. Sir Hugh de Lowther


1283, Hugh founded the Louther estate when he was granted a licence to make a deer park.

6/6/1284, Letters for Ingram de Gynes and Christiana his wife, staying in Scotland, nominating Hugh de Louther … attorneys … (S) CPRs.

Hugh married d/o Sir Peter de Filiol of Scaley Castle in Cumberland.

1287, Alice, daughter of Peter de Thrimby quitclaimed certain lands to Hugh de Louthre. (S) Lowther, The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby, 1932.

Sir Hugh the first of the family to be knighted.

1292-93, Sir Hugh de Lowther, Attorney General to Edward I and a Justice of the King's Bench. [Hugh represented the king and queen in court.]

10/1292, Hugh de Louther, as Attorney for the King, sued the Abbot of Shrewsbury. (S) Antiquities of Shropshire.

7/19/1294, Appointment of Hugh de Louther as senesch of the archbishop John le Romeyn’s lands. (S) The Register of the Archbishop.

11/11/1298, “Debtor: Hugh de Lowther {Louther} [of Westmorland], knight.” (S) UKNA.

1300, Christiana de Musgrave in a case brought by Hugh de Lowther concerning rents in Killington and Great Musgrave (which Hugh won).

1300, Hugh represented the shire of Westmoreland in Parliament.

3/6/1301, Commission of oyer and terminer to ... and Hugh de Louther, ... at Lupton, co. Westmoreland, ... (S) CPRs.

3/24/1304, Commission of oyer and terminer to ... and Hugh de Louther ... (S) CPRs.

12/8/1304, Commission of oyer and terminer to Hugh de Louther, ... Co. York, ... (S) CPRs.

1305, Hugh de Lowther, knight of the shire for Westmoreland (Parl. Writs). (S) Notes and Queries, London, 10/13/1383, P281.

1305, Hugh “a justice itinerant and escheater on the north side of the Trent”.

2/14/1307, ... record of Hugh de Louther and John de Wygton, justices appointed to deliver that gaol [Carlisle] ... (S) CPRs.

3/4/1308, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Insula, Hugh de Louther, ... co. York. (S) CPRs.

1310, “Hugh de Louthre (Louther), justice of the Bishop of Durham;” (S) UKNA.

12/16/1310, … the king commissions Hugh de Louther, … to hear the cases … county of Northumberland, and upon conviction to levy fines according to the gravity of the offence, … (S) CPRs.

10/9/1311, Commission to Hugh de Louthre … enquire … persons who have usurped and appropriated lands … county of Westmoreland … (S) CPRs.

10/1/1313, Hugh appointed to a commission of oyer and terminer associated with trespasses by Walter de Faucomberge, but was “unable to act”. (S) CPRs.

1314, the moiety of Simon de Alve of Lowther manor was possessed by Hugh de Lowther.

10/24/1314, “Hugh de Louther, Justice of the king;” (S) UKNA.

1315, Hugh named in a request of Thomas of Lancaster to inquire into the death of John de Swinnerton. (S) Plantagenet England, Prestwich, 2005, P519.

3/6/1316, “Hugh de Louther, justice; …” (S) UKNA.

3/28/1316, Commission de walliis et fossatis to John de Donecastre, Hugh de Louthre, … for the banks of the river Ouse, … co. York. (S) CPRs.

2/20/1317, Sir Hugh, of Whale, Thurmby, the manor of Lowther, and the manor and town of Widehope in Cumberland, died.

(S) The Great Governing Families of England, Sanford, 1865, P55.

Child of Hugh and ?:

i. Hugh de Lowther (2955144), born 1287 in England.

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