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  • ID: I25096
  • Name: Alexander 3rd Baron de HILTON , Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 1311 in Hilton near Wearmouth, Durham, England 2
  • Death: ABT APR 1361 1
  • Burial: Hilton Chapel, Wearmouth, Durham, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF HYLTON (III) 1322

    ALEXANDER (DE HILTON), LORD HILTON, of Hilton, co. Durham, Shilbottle, Hazon, Guyzance, Rennington, and Newton-on-the-Moor, Northumberland, son and heir. In April 1332, being then a knight, he was about to go beyond seas in the retinue of William la Zouche de Mortemer, in attendance on Eleanor, daughter of Edward II, who was about to marry Renaud, Count of Gueldres. He was summoned for Military Service, 27 March 1335, to attend the King at Newcastle by Trinity Sunday; and was summoned to Parliament from 27 January 1331/2 to 22 January 1335/6, by writs directed Alexandro de Hilton'. In 1334 he had licence to alienate land to the Abbot of Alnwick. On 15 November 1335 he obtained confirmation of the charter of free warren granted to his great-grandfather Robert in 1256. In 1336 he claimed land in Lawford, Essex, as heir of Robert de Hilton and Joan his wife. He presented to Hilton Chapel in 1338; was a justice in Durham in 1344; and a commissioner of oyer and terminer, &c., 1344, 1345. He had pardon for his part in the death of John de Farnakers February 1348/9.

    In 1351 he and his (2nd) wife Maud presented to the chapel of Jesmond in right of Maud. He married 1stly, Alice (c). He married, 2ndly, Maud, widow of Richard DE ACTON, of Whittington, Northumberland (who died before 17 May 1342), and 2nd daughter and coheir of Richard DE EMELDON (died 1333), of Embleton, co. Durham, and Jesmond, Northumberland, by his 1st wife, whose name is unknown. He died about April 1361, and was buried in Hilton Chapel at Wearmouth. His widow, who was aged 23 in 1333, died 8 September 1369. [Complete Peerage VII:23-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (c) By his charter dated at Alnwick, 7 Mar 1332/3, Alexander de Hilton gave, "pro salute anime mee et Alicie uxoris mee," land in the hamlet of Broxfield, Northumberland to the Abbot and Convent of Alnwick.




    Father: Robert 2nd Baron de HILTON , Sir b: BEF 1288 in Hilton near Wearmouth, Durham, England
    Mother: Joan b: ABT 1290 in England

    Marriage 1 Alice b: ABT 1315 in Broxfield, Northumberland, England
    • Married: in 1st wife 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert 4th Baron de HILTON , Sir b: BEF 1335 in Hilton near Wearmouth, Durham, England

    Marriage 2 Maud (Matilda) de EMILDON b: ABT 1310 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
    • Married: BEF 1351 in 2nd husband 2nd wife

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:23-4
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:23-4
      Text: knight by Apr 1332 (of age)
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: VII:24
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