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Thomas Dutton

Male 1314 - 1381  (67 years)

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  • Name Thomas Dutton  [1
    Birth 1314  of Dutton, Runcorn, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Death 1381  [2
    Person ID I26280  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LD, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2021 

    Father Hugh Dutton,   b. 8 Dec 1276, Dutton, Runcorn, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1326 (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Joan Holand,   b. Abt 1285 
    Marriage Bef 1314  [3, 4
    Family ID F9539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Thornton   d. Bef 1364 
    +1. Edmund Dutton   d. Bef 1387
    +2. Joan de Dutton
    Family ID F15728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2021 

  • Notes 
    • Seneschal, governor, and receiver of the castle and honor of Halton in Cheshire.

      In about 1352 he was indicted, with others, for an invasion the manor of Geaumes near Reading, held by Edward III's son Lionel, in which incident Michael Poynings and Thomas le Clerke were killed, and Margary, wife of Nicolas de la Beche, was raped. For this involvement he was pardoned by the king.

      Sheriff of Cheshire 1356 and 1359. Knighted in 1361.

  • Sources 
    1. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from

    2. [S77] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester by George Ormerod. Second edition, revised and enlarged by Thomas Helsby. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882.

    3. [S356] W. H. B. Bird, "The Representation of the Barons of Dunham." The Genealogist (NS) 16:16, 1900.

    4. [S4034] The English Ancestry of Peter Talbot of Dorchester, Mass. by J. Gardner Bartlett. Boston, 1917., says "about 1312".