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Monday, September 5, 2011

Baron Hugh de Dacre & Elizabeth Maxwell

15211408. Baron Hugh de Dacre & 15211409. Elizabeth Maxwell

~1330, Elizabeth born in Scotland, d/o §§Lord Alexander Maxwell of Scotland. (S) A Genealogical History, Burke, 1866, P152.

1335, Hugh born at Gilsland, Northumberland, England, s/o 30422816. Baron Randolph de Dacre & 30422817. Margaret de Multon.

3/1339, Hugh’s father died; succeeded by the eldest son William.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

[––Elizabeth & William––]

Elizabeth 1st married to William Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale. [Who had been earl of Atholl for a short time.]

1346, William Douglas captured by the English at the battle of Durham [aka Neville’s Cross].

1353, William murdered while hunting by his kinsman and godson, William, 1st earl of Douglas. [There was long-standing feuds within these families.]


10/8/1354, King Edward III took guardianship Elizabeth, widow of William Douglas of Liddisdale, and ordered a restoration of her possessions. In dower, Elizabeth granted the castle of the Ermitage [Hermitage] and the valley of Lydel. If she should marry an Englishman, Edward granted the castle and valley to them and their heirs. She was not, without the king’s licence, to marry a Scot.

[––Hugh & Elizabeth––]

7/1/1355, Hugh, vallettus to King Edward, married Elizabeth, receiving her possession from the king.

1358, Liddesdale in possession of Hugh de Dacre and William his elder brother.

By 1360, Hugh’s older brothers William and Thomas died, succeeded by Ranulph. (S) Hist. & Antiq’s of the Counties of Westmorland, V2, 1777, P63.

12/1361, Hugh’s mother died.

1368, Thomas Brown granted Ellen de Huyton … [Thomas having obtained the property from Randle de Dacre] … remainder to Sir Hugh de Dacre, Randle’s brother.

10/20/1371, Henry, Lord Percy, requests a writ to the sheriff of Lincolnshire to levy from the lands of Hugh de Dacre the £100 in which he is convicted before the Wardens of the East March against the Earl of Douglas [William], and to pay them to Lord Percy, who has paid Douglas himself. (S) UKNA. [For breaking the peace with men of Scotland.]

3/29/1373, Protection for 1 year for Hugh de Dacre, ‘chivaler,’ gone beyond seas in the king’s service in the company of the king’s son John, king of Castile and Leon, duke of Lancaster. [Revoked 5/22/1373.] (S) CPRs.

2/13/1374, Pardon to Hugh de Dacre, ‘chivaler,’ of the county of York, outlawed in the husting of London, … touching a plea of debt of 60s. (S) CPRs.

11/6/1375, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry de Percy, ‘chivaler,’ … on complaint by Roger de Clyford that Hugh de Dacre, ‘chivaler,’ … and others, came armed and in array of war to the castle of Naward [Hugh’s family home] and the manor and park of Kirkuswald, co. Cumberland, … (S) CPRs.

8/1375, Hugh’s brother Ranulph died; Hugh his heir.

8/28/1375, IPM of Ranulf de Dacre. Lancaster: Halton and Fisshewyk. The manors. … Eccleston. A moiety … Overkellet. A moiety … He died on Friday after the Assumption last. Hugh de Dacre, knight, aged 40 years and more, is his brother and heir. Cumberland: Irthyngton. The manor … Brampton. The manor … worth nothing on account of the destruction of the Scots, … Kirkoswald. The manor … Laysingby. The manor, … Burgh on Sands. The manor … now lying waste on account of the destruction of the Scots. … Dacre. The manor … Westmoreland: Appilby. A burgage tenement … Barton. A messuage … (S) CIsPM.

7/10/1376, Order to Gilbert de Culwen, escheator in the counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, to deliver to Hugh de Dacre, 'chivaler,' brother and heir of Randolf de Dacre, who held in chief, the lands late of the said Randolf. (S) CFRs.

1376–1383, Hugh summoned to parliament.

7/15/1376, Pardon to Hugh de Dacre, ‘chivaler,’ for the death of Randolf de Dacre, his brother, … (S) CPRs.

12/1/1376, Hugh de Dacre, lord of Multon, summoned to parliament.

7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.

1377, “Hugh de Dacre states that his brother, whose heir he is, died seised of the manor of Dacre in Cumberland, … he died without an heir of his body, … Hugh … as being Randolph’s heir and of age, but he was delayed for a year, and in the meantime the keeping of the lands was given to Lord Clifford. He asks that Lord Clifford might be charged with answering to him for the issues received from his lands during this delay, as the law requires.” (S) UKNA.

8/4/1377, Lord Hugh de Dacre summoned to the 1st parliament of Richard II.

3/14/1378, “Grant: John son of Henry of Plesyngton to Sir Hugh of Dacre, Lord of Gillesland and William his son -- the manors of Halton in Lonesdale and Eccleston in Leylondshire …”. (S) UKNA.

10/9/1378, Thomas de Multon, son and heir of William de Multon, to Hugh de Dacre knight and William de Dacre his son, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor and advowson of Holbech and all lands in Holand that were of Thomas de Multon father of William. Witnesses: Henry Lescrope, Richard Lescrope knights, … (S) CCRs.

12/1378, The siege of Berwick-on-Tweed. The castle had been held by the Scots for 8 days. The Earl of Northumberland organized a counter-siege and killed all of the Scots.

2/18/1379, Commission to Roger de Clifford, John de Haryngton, Hugh de Dacre, … Cumberland … to array and equip with arms all the men capable of defending it. (S) CPRs.

2/6/1380 at London, Hugh de Dacre knight lord of Gillesland and William de Dacre his son of the one part and Robert de Plesyngton and Agnes his wife of the other part. Indenture … (S) CCRs.

1380, “Hugh de Dacre, knight. … Dacre requests an inquiry into his claim to the office of chief forester of Inglewood Forest, …” (S) UKNA.

12/14/1381, Commission … to preserve the peace, with power to arrest … to put down rebels with armed force … John, duke of Lancaster, Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, John de Nevill of Raby, Roger de Clifford, Ralph, baron of Greystoke and Hugh de Dacre, in the county of Cumberland. (S) CPRs.

8/20/1383, Hugh de Dacre, lord of Multon, summoned to parliament.

10/6/1383, Commission to Henry de Percy, earl of Northumberland, Hugh de Dacre, and the sheriff of Cumberland … (S) CPRs.

12/24/1383, Hugh, baron Multon of Gillesland died, buried at Lanercost Priory, Cumberland. (S) UKNA, IPM.

2/6/1384, Writ for IPM of Hugh de Dacre. Westmoreland: Appilby. A waste burgage tenement, … Hoffe. The manor …  including a fair-sized park and lands etc. at Dribek … He died on Thursday before Christmas last. William de Dacre, aged 26 years and more, is his son and heir. Cumberland: Glassanby, Warnhull and Neuland, burgage tenement in Carlisle, and fishery in the river Eden. … Kirkeoswold. The manor and the advowson of the church … Laysyngby. The manor … Burgh by Sandes. The manor … Farlam. The manor, which is entirely waste owing to the destruction of the Scots, … Eden. A fishery in the river, … Duchy of Lancaster: Halton. The manor, with the advowson of the church … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Origines Parochiales Scotiae, Anderson, 1851, P357.

Child of Hugh and Elizabeth:

i. William de Dacre (7605704), born 1357 in England.