Adam de Dutton
- Born: Abt 1160, Dutton, Cheshire, England
- Marriage: Agnes Fitz Alured
- 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 Dutton. 713
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• Background Information. 713
Adam de Dutton, by his marriage with Agnes Fitzalured, daughter and heir of Roger Fitz Alured, 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, Geoffrey, 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
• Background Information. 750
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
• 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. 3, p. 171
• Records and Notes.
Charter of Roger Fitz Alured, by which he grants to Adam de Dutton and his heirs his house 'de cestria.' Witnesses: John FitzAlured, Hugh de Dutton, Ham' de b'dinty, Geoffrey de Dutton, William Hanselin, William Franceis, Aluren FitzSimon, Ham' Brito, Robert Clerk. Undated. Seal, a lion passant with incription, 'Sigillum Roger' filius Alured'
Adam married Agnes Fitz Alured, daughter of Roger Fitz Alured and Unknown.