Sir Adam de Houghton Knight
- Born: Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Ellen 688
- Died: 1386, England 167,713
Other names for Adam were Sir Adam de Hogton Knight and Sir Adam de Hooton Knight.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 713
~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. II, p. 574, Banastre, Lee & Hoghton, of Molynton Pedigree, p. 574-575, Sir Adam de Hoghton, knight, son and heir, lord of Molynton Banastre, which he granted to Richard his son, Inquisition post mortem, 9 Richard II. His children were:
Sir Thomas Banaster, Knight of the Garter, 1375, whose garter place remains over his stall in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. His mother Petronill, married, second, John Trusell of cubblesdon. He was Taken Prison in 1369 in Anjou. He was at the Battle of Nazar in Spain in 1367. He drowned in the Irish sea, and his obituary was from 2 Richard II. His wife was named Agnes. (note: I have Sir Thomas Banaster as the son of Sir Adam Banaster)
Sir Henry de Hoghton, Knight, 9 Henry IV, held Molynton-Banastre for life, of the grant of his brother. His Inquisition post Mortem took place in 3 Henry VI.
Sir Richard de Hoghton, lord of Molyton-Bamastre after the death of his brother. (note: Even though Sir Henry died before Sir Richard, Sir Richard was the older of the two brothers according to several other sources including The Houghton Genealogy.)
• Background Information. 688
Sir Adam married Pillippa first, then Ellen, and with Ellen had issue. He was styled a Knight in deeds in 1349, and in this year he and John Cookaine served in Parliament as Knights of the Shire for the County of Lancaster and had £15 4s for their attendance, expenses, etc, for thirty days. In 1364 and 1366, he served again as Knight for the Shire, and had with the other Knight £17 4s, for forty days' attendance. He died in 1386, while his wife Ellen survived him.
Children of Adam and Ellen were:
Sir Richard, the elder brother and successor to the family estates, and Robert Clifton, were returned as Knights of the Shire for Lancaster in 1383. He was also returned in 1403, with Sir Nicholas Heverington, Knight. In this year the Sheriffs were directed to levy twenty-seven pounds for their coming, attendance, and returning, computing sixty-nine days. In 1365, he had license to inclose and impoart at Hoghton, as appears from Patent Rolls. he found a Chantry in the church at Ribchester in 1406, and died in 1425. His wife was named Jane.
Sir Henry, was one of the Knights of the Shire for the County of lancaster in 1406. He married Jeanette, daughter and heir to Sybill Clitherow, (daughter of Sir Robert Clitherow), by Richard Radcliff, Esq. of Ordsall.
~The Houghton Genealogy, pp. 23-24
Adam married Ellen.688 (Ellen died after 1386.)