Sir Peter Dutton Knight & Lord of Dutton
- Born: 1367, Dutton, Cheshire, England 169
- Marriage: Elizabeth le Boteler 169,713
- Died: 1433, Dutton, Cheshire, England at age 66 169
Another name for Peter was Sir Piers Dutton Knight.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 169,713
Sir Peter Dutton was the heir of his uncle, Lawrence. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Butler of Beusy, Lord of Warrington, and had issue, Sir Thomas de Dutton, who married Alice, abt 1431, daughter of Sir John Stanley, and died without issue about 9 Henry 6, still in the life time of his father. His widow Alice married John Wolton, 11 Henry 6. His second son was John Dutton, suceeded his father. Richard Dutton, was living in 1440-1451 and had issue, Lawrence, who died without issue. Parnell, dauther of Sir Peter, married Hugh Venables, Baron of Kinderton, and her second husband was Richard Booth. Another daughter Elizabeth, married John Done, son and heir of John Done of Utkinton the elder. Ellen Dutton, married Griffith Hanmere, son and heir of John Hanmere, Esquire. The youngest daughter, Sibill, married Feffrey Starky, son of Randle Starky of Stretton in Chesire.
Sir Peter Dutton was made Lieutenant or Deputy in the office of the Seneschaly of the County of Chester, by Elizabeth, Countess of Salisbury, while they both should live, and to be of Council with her.
A bitter fued developed between Sir Peter Dutton and Sir William Athurton of Lancashire, which involved many partisans besides these two men.
Sir Peter Dutton was made Governor of Northwood Park in Over Whitley, during his life, with all the fees thereof in 1 Henry 6, 1423. Out of which he had order from Willian Harrington, Chief Steward of Halton under Henry, Archbishop of Canterbury, and other Feoffees of King Henry the Fifth, to deliver one Oak for Repair of Witton Bridge, then in decay, and another for the repair of Farnworth Chappel, dated 9 Henry 6.
Sir Peter Dutton died 12 Henry 6, 1433, at aged sixty-six years of age.
~The Duttons of Dutton, pgs. 20-21
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol I, p. 649
Peter married Elizabeth le Boteler, daughter of Sir William Lord le Boteler Lord of Warrington and Elizabeth de Havering 169.,713