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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Lord Richard de Houghton & Sibyll de Lea

11819854. Lord Richard de Houghton & 11819855. Sibyll de Lea

~1280, Richard de Hoghton born in Lancashire, England, s/o 23639708. Richard de Houghton.

~1285, Sibyll, born in England, d/o 23639710. William de Lea & 23639711. Clemence Banastre.

7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.

1312, Richard (23639708) son of Adam de Hoghton granted to Richard (11819854) his son his manors of Alston, Hothersall and Dilworth, together with the services of all the free tenants.

1313, Henry son of Richard de Withnell granted a third part of the mill to Richard son of Richard de Hoghton. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V6, 1911, Withnell.

1315, Sibyll heiress of her brother Henry de Lea, making Richard the chief lord of Hoghton and many other manors under Thomas, earl of Lancaster. (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, P1, 1899. [Henry executed as a rebel, Sibyll was unable to secure his lands.]

1316, Thomas son of Sir Adam de Hoghton released to Richard (11819854) son of his brother Richard de Hoghton (23639708) all his claim to the manor of Alston and lands in Hothersall, Dilworth, Goosnargh, &c.

1318, Richard’s father died.

1318, Richard de Hoghton and Sibyl his wife state that the manor of Mollington in Cheshire ought to descend to Sibyl because of a gift made by Robert Banastre to William de Lee and Clemence his wife and the heirs of their bodies legally begotten, but was seized into the hand of the Earl of Chester because Henry, their son and Sibyl's brother, was beheaded, without process or judgment, in the company of Adam Banastre. Sibyl has sued for this manor, but has never been able to recover it. They request a remedy for Sibyl, and that she might have restitution of the issues of the manor for all the time when it was in their hand. (S) UKNA.

1321, Richard de Hoghton and Sibyl his wife required John Fitton as mesne lord to acquit them of the service demanded for Withnell and Wheelton by the Earl of Lancaster. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Lancaster, V6, 1911.

3/25/1322, Commission to Robert de Leyburne and Richard de Hoghton, select 3,000  in Lancaster for the Scotch expedition and to conduct them to the king at Newcastle on Tyne. (S) CPRs.

2/7/1323, Commission to Richard de Hoghton, John Travers and Thomas de Lathum to array all the ment between 16 and 60 of the county of Lancaster to be ready to march upon receiving 3 days notice. (S) CPRs.

1323, Richard a knight of the shire for Lancaster.

6/16/1324, Richard de Hoghton associated with the a complaint of the abbot of Evesham. (S) CPRs, 4/1/1324.

12/25/1325, Commission to array all men in the county … to see that beacons be erected and watchmen and sentinels placed in all proper stations … Richard de Houghton, Michael de Haverington, Thomas de Lathum } Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

5/16/1326, Commission of oyer … that Richard de Hoghton, knight, Robert son of Adam Banastre of Bank, .. and others broke by night the sluices of his mill at Ravenesmeles, co. Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

6/2/1327, Commission of the peace … Thomas de Lathum, Richard de Hoghton and Edmund de Nevill for the county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

1328, Richard de Hoghton, chief lord, appeared among the defendants to a claim for a messuage and lands put forward by Emma daughter of William the Ward of Chipping. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V7, 1912, Chipping.

1328, Richard de Hoghton granted his son William the homage of John son of William de Dodhill.

1329, The monks of Whalle agreed with Sir Richard de Hoghton and his wife Sibyl to pay a rent of a gilt spur, or 4d., and reserve the eel fishery to the lord of Raven Meols. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V3, 1907, Formby.

2/16/1331, Commission of the peace … Thomas de Lathum, Richard de Hoghton } county of Lancaster. (S) CPRs.

2/22/1333, Thomas de Lathum and Richard de Hoghton to array in co. Lancaster 500 archers and 200 hobelers. (S) CCRs.

7/19/1333, Battle of Halidon Hill, a small rise of 600 ft. 2 miles to the north-west of Berwick, Northumberland. Scots under Sir Archibald Douglas defeated by forces of Edward III.

7/8/1334, Between Adam de Hoghton (son), chivaler, and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, … and Richard de Hoghton, chivaler, deforciant of 12 messuages, a mill, 120 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, and 29s. 3d. of rent in Assheton. … to have and to hold to them and the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of Adam. [On the marriage of Adam to Margaret, who was still under guardianship.] (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, P2, 1902, no.61.

1336, Richard knighted. (S) Hist. of Co. Palatine and Duchy of Lanc., V4, 1891, P246.

1336, John son of John de Withnell gave Sir Richard de Hoghton the homage of Alice and Cecily daughters of Henry de Brereworth. (S) Hist. of Lancaster, V6, 1911, Withnell.

1337, The king granted to Sir Richard de Hoghton and his heirs the privilege of free warren in their demesne lands at Withnell.

10/8/1337, Richard de Hoghton and William de Farynton in Lancaster to levy the 15th and 10th. (S) CFRs.

1339, Margery daughter of Adam de Dilworth gave lands to Sir Richard de Hoghton.

11/17/1339, To keep the peace pursuant to the statutes of Winchester and Northampton … Richard de Houghton, … (S) CPRs.

7/15/1340, Richard de Hoghton [1 of 4] in co. Lancaster charged with the 9th and the sums charged upon them to the receiver of that subsidy. (S) CCRs.

1341, Richard died.

(S) Hist. of Lancaster, V6, 1911, Hoghton. (S) Ancestry of John Barber White, White, 1913, P197. (S) Victoria History, Lancashire, V7, 1912.

Children of Richard and Sibyll:

i. Adam de Houghton, born ~1305 in England.

1385, Adam died.

Son: Sir Richard de Hoghton. [Family heir.]

ii. Katherine de Houghton (5909927), born ~1310 in England.

10/1368, Inquisition after the death of Hugh de Venables Knight … After the decease of the aforesaid Elizabeth his Wife the said Hugh again married to Katharine Daughter of Richard de Houghton … (S) UKNA, DVE/1/1 1/8.

iiI. William de Houghton, born ? in England.

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