About Roger de Horton
ROGER DE HORTON was born abt 1190 in Northamptonshire, England. The recorded beginnings of Roger de Horton begin with a passage from: Loosemore of Devon, Chapter 3, Loosemore of Oxford, before AD 1500. Devon Eyre Roll for AD 1238, St. Hilary's Day 17, Henry III (13 Jan 1232): "Robert de Sicca Villa appeals Walter Losmer, Ralph de Hapse, John the Welshman (Walensis), Roger de Horton and Robert the huntsman that on the feast of St. Hilary in the seventeenth year they seized him at Lesmere, took him to Acford and imprisoned him there."
Eyre Roll, 1249, Final Court Summary of Crown Pleas, Witheridge Hundred tells that a murder was committed which Roger de Horton and four guests in his home witnessed but did not hold the murderers which earned them the courts displeasure for which they had to pay a fine.
A2A Catalogue, The Money-Kyrle Family, Estate of Whetham, Calne, Wiltshire, file (no title) reference 1720/77, date 1273: From Scope and Content: Grant by Roger le Chamberleng to Thomas Puke and Lucy his wife of all his land in the town of Whetham, i.e. the messuage and virgate which Roger de Horton, his mother's uncle, gave him, to hold to them and their son Thomas and his issue.
Roger de Horton had three sons: HENRY DE HORTON, JOHN DE HORTON and SIR WILLIAM DE HORTON born 1217. Sir William de Horton had two daughters, DIONYSIA HORTON born 1238, married Lord William Tempest. MABEL HORTON born 1243, married Sir John Knyvett. Antrobus Papers,ref. D(W)1761/A/4/9-10,date c.1240:"Scope and Content:............Witnesses......Wm. de Horton