Adam de Dutton
- Born: Abt 1160, Dutton, Cheshire, England
- Marriage: Agnes de Cambray 713
- Died: Bef 1216, Dutton, Cheshire, England 957
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol I, p. 573-574, Warburton of Warburton Pedigree, Adam de Dutton, son of Hugh de Dutton, Lord of Dutton and Warburton during the Reign of Henry II, Richard I and King John. He married Agnes, daughter and coheir of Roger Fitz Alured. Their children given by Ormerod are Geoffrey de Dutton, a.k.a. as Sir Geoffrey de Buddeworth, Knight; John de Dutton and Agatha de de Dutton. 292
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information.
Adam de Dutton, by his marriage with Agnes Fitzalured, daughter and heir of Roger Fitzalured, became proprietor of the manor of Warburton, in the time of Henry II. One half he gave to the canons of Warburton, for the soul od his son John, who was buried there. He gave one half to the Knights Hospitallers in 1187. Adam had issue, Geoffry, the eldest son and heir, John buried at Warburton, and Agatha. The elder son, Sir Geoffry Dutton, resided principally at Sutton.
~The Dutton Family, Duttons of Dutton, p 13 169
The villiage of nether-Tabley was in the possession of Adam de Dutton towards the end of Henry the Second's reign. Adam de Dutton was the youngest son of Hugh de Dutton of Dutton in Cheshire, and lineal ancestor of Warburton of Arley, whose posterity living at Warburton in the reign of Edward II. Geffrey Dutton, Son of Geffrey, son of Adam Dutton, gave this township to Margaret his daughter and to her heirs about the very end of Henry III. Margaret Dutton first married Robert de Denbigh, but had no issue with him. Afterwards she married Nicholas de Leycester, about 1276, by whom she had issue.
~The History of Cheshire: Containing King's Vale-Royal, Vol. II, p. 784 750
• Background Information. 957
Adam de Dutton gave the moiety of the vill of Warburton, which had acquired with his wife Agnes, daughter of Roger, son of Alfred de Cumbray, to the church of St. Mary and St. Werburgh of Warburton and the Premonstratensian canons there. [Cockersand Chartulary, iv. p. 735-736] Adam made this grant to benefit the soul of Adam's son, John, who was buried at Warburton. Adam and his son Geoffrey witnessed a grant made by Gralam de Lostock to the same connons. This cannon that Adam de Dutton continued to make grants to failed to establish a community at Warburnton, and before 1216, Roger, abbot of Cockersand, surrendered all of Adam's gifts to Adam's son Geoffrey de Dutton. In 1271, cockersand abbey sold the advowson of the chapel of Warburton and all their land and rights there to Geoffrey de Dutton for eighty marks. [Cockersand Chartulary, iv. 738-739]
~VCH: A History of the County of Chester, Vol. III, p. 171
• Background Information. 957
After the death of John the Constable in 1190 Adam de Dutton gave the moiety of the vill of Warburton, which he had acquired with his wife Agnes, daughter of Roger, son of Alfred de Cumbray, to the church of St. Mary and St. Werburgh of Warburton and the Premonstratensian canons there. [Cockersand Chartulary, iv (Chetham Soc. N.S. xliii), 735\endash 6] The grant was made for the benefit of the souls of Adam's son, John, who was buried at Warburton, and of John the Constable, and for the bodies and souls of Roger the Constable and his wife, who were evidently alive at the time. [Cockersand Chart. iv. 735\endash 6.] Adam de Dutton and Geoffrey, another of his sons, witnessed a grant by their friend and associate, Gralam de Lostock, to the canons at Warburton of lands in Lostock Gralam whose bounds they had marked with crosses and also of pasturage for 40 cows and 20 mares for three years and for 60 sheep for one year. [Cockersand Chart. iv. 737\endash 8] Adam de Dutton was seneschal of Halton for the constables of Chester and in the closing years of the 12th century.
~History of the County of Chester, Volume III, p. 180
Adam married Agnes de Cambray, daughter of Roger de Cumbray and Unknown. (Agnes de Cambray was born about 1166 in England.)