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Adam de Hoghton

Male - 1385


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  • Name Adam de Hoghton 
    Born of Hoghton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1385  [1, 2, 3
    Alternate death 1386  [4
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I36082  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2021 

    Father Richard de Hoghton,   b. of Hoghton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1337 
    Mother Sybil de Lea,   b. of Mollington Banastre, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1334 
    Married 1309  [5
    Family ID F911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret,   d. Abt 1415 
    Children 
    +1. Agnes Hoghton
     2. Henry de Hoghton,   b. of Mollington Banastre, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1424
    +3. Richard de Hoghton,   b. Abt 1342, of Hoghton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1422  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F21216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen 
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F21222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Several times knight of the shire for Lancashire. "Sir Adam Hoghton (who, in 1337, had secured with his father a royal charter permitting them to enclose a park of 500 acres at Hoghton), fought in the French wars of Edward III and, during the latter part of his life, held office for the King's son, John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, as master forester of Quernmore, Amounderness, Wyresdale and Myerscough." [History of Parliament, citation details below, entry for his son Richard]

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    2. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk.

    3. [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.

    4. [S5953] The Houghton Genealogy by John W. Houghton. New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1912.

    5. [S554] Parish of Blackburn, County of Lancaster: A History of Blackburn, Town and Parish by W. Alexander Abram. Blackburn, Lancashire: J. G. & J. Toulmin, 1877.