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Thomas Hilton, Kt.

Nicknames: "Lord Hilton"
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Birthplace: Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William "The Blind Baron" Hilton, III and Sibilla de Hilton (Lumley)
Husband of Elizabeth Hilton; Anne Hilton; Elizabeth Gascoigne Hilton and Agnes Baxter Hilton Bullein
Father of John Hilton and Henry "The Melancholy Baron" Hilton
Brother of Anne Hilton and William Hilton, IV

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About Thomas Hilton, Kt.

Thomas Hilton (by 1500–59)

Sir Thomas Hilton (by 1500 – 1559) was an English politician.


He was the eldest son of Sir William Hilton, de jure 9th Lord Hilton. He was knighted in 1523 and succeeded his father as de jure 10th Lord Hilton by 1537.


He was appointed High Sheriff of Durham for 1532–33 and 1533–34 and High Sheriff of Northumberland for 1543–44 and 1549–50.


He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Northumberland in 1547.[1]


He married four times: firstly Elizabeth, the daughter and coheiress of John Clervaux of Croft, Yorkshire; secondly Anne, the daughter of Sir Clement Harleston of South Ockendon, Essex, and widow of Nicholas Lambert of Owlton, County Durham; thirdly Elizabeth, the daughter and heiress of Sir Henry Boynton of Sedbury, Yorkshire and widow of Sir Henry Gascoigne of Sedbury; and fourthly Agnes, the daughter and heiress of John Ifield and widow of Matthew Baxter of Newcastle.

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hilton_(by_1500-59)

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  • HILTON, Sir Thomas (by 1500-59), of Hilton, co. Dur.
  • b. by 1500, 1st s. of Sir William Hilton, de jure 9th Lord Hilton, by Sybil, da. of Thomas Lumley of Lumley. m. (1) by 29 Oct. 1521, Elizabeth (d. 15 Apr. 1543), da. and coh. of John Clervaux of Croft, Yorks.; (2) Anne, da. of Sir Clement Harleston of South Ockendon, Essex, wid. of Nicholas Lambert of Owlton, co. Dur.; (3) Elizabeth (d. Mar. 1545), da. and h. of Sir Henry Boynton of Sedbury, Yorks., wid. of Sir Henry Gascoigne of Sedbury; (4) Agnes, da. and h. of John Ifield, wid. of Matthew Baxter of Newcastle. Kntd. 25 Sept. 1523; suc. fa. as de jure 10th Lord by 1537.
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/hilton-sir-thomas-1500-59

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  • HILTON, Sir William (d.1600), of Hilton Castle, co. Dur. and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumb.
  • 1st s. of William Hilton, who was bro. and h. of Sir Thomas Hilton†, baron of Hilton, by Margaret, da. of Sir James Metcalfe of Nappa in Wensleydale, Yorks. educ. Peterhouse, Camb. 1555. m. 1558, Anne, da. of Sir John York of Gouthwaite, Yorks., 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1562. Kntd. 1570.
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1558-1603/member/hilton-sir-william-1600

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  • Will of Thomas Hilton
  • I Sir Thomas Hilton in the County of Durham, whole of body and in fit mind, do ordain constitute and make this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following: first I bequeath unto Almighty the father my Soul, and to his son Jesus Christ who hath redeemed me and all mankind by his most glorious death and passion, hoping thereby to be resuscitate with the elect in the day of judgment when he shall come to judge the quick and the dead, and my body to be buried in the midst of my Chapel of Hilton, whereas my grandfather lieth buried.
  • Item, I give and bequeath to Agnes my wife, the one half of my goods, moveable and unmovable, and the lease of Tynemouth during my years.
  • Also, I give and bequeath unto my son Oswen Baxter £3 6s 8d by year during his natural life, to be levied upon my lands of Alston Moor. Also, I give to Oswold Mydfurthe 40s by year to be levied upon my lands of Alston Moor, during his natural life. Also, I give to William Bainbrigg 40s by year to be levied upon my lands of Alston Moor, during his natural life.
  • Also, I give and bequeath to Cuthbert Hilton, Roger Hilton, and William Hilton, according to their Patents. Also, I give to Margaret Hilton £20 to be levied on my goods and chattels, and my wife to have the ordering of her until she be married.
  • Also, I give to my four singing boys, that is to say, Thomas Hudson and Robert Hudson, Robert Hudsons sons, and to James Hudson and Thomas Hudson, William Hudsons sons, 40s by year during their natural lives, to be levied upon my lands of Alston Moor.
  • Also, I give to Emond Prior 26s 8d to be levied upon my lands of Alston Moor. Also, I give to all the residue of my servants having no patents, their whole years wages.
  • Also, I will that my wife have all my household stuff, both hangings, beds, and all other household stuff, as pots, pans, dishes, dublers, saucers and speits, during her natural life, and after her death to remain to the heirs of my lands. And further, I will that all the plate that came by her shall be hers during her natural life, and then to come to her son John Baxter; and for my own plate and my chain, she to have the occupation of it during her life, and then to remain to the heirs as heirlooms from one to another, upon this condition that they shall put sufficient sureties that it will descend from one heir to another, according to the entail that I made at London, in a thousand pounds of lawful money of England, and to be registered and recorded from time to time in the Chancery of Durham.
  • Also I will that the rents of Follonsby and Little Usworth shall go to the payments of my debts yearly, unto such time as my said debts be fully satisfied and paid, by the sight of my friends Sir Robert Brandling Knight and my son John Baxter Esq., and they to stand ceased of my said rents of Follonsby and Little Usworth unto such time as all my said debts be fully satisfied and paid, and then the said rents to go to the heir, if he will be bound in the Chancery of Durham that the whole lands shall descend from one to another, as is contained in my entail aforesaid.
  • Also I give to every one of my tenants in Hilton and Little Usworth 6s 8d. And to twenty maids in Hilton and Usworth, who shall be next married after my departing from this transitory life 6s 8d apiece. And to the two briggs of Hilton 20s, and to the mending of the highway at Barmston 10s.
  • Also I give to Bartholemew Hilton my servant £10 by year, to be levied on my lands in Alston Moor, during his natural life. Also I give and bequeath to Adam Hilton, 26s 8d by year, during his natural life, and the same to be levied on my lands in Alston Moor.
  • Also I will that Henry Wycliffe shall have £3 6s 8d out of my lands in Alston Moor, during his natural life. Also I will that William Jordan shall have and enjoy 33s 3d, that he hath now the occupation of in Grindon. Also I give to Thomas Simpson, and to William Cuthbert, according to their Patents. Also I give to Richard Blakenberie, £3 6s 8d during his natural life, to be levied on my lands in Alston Moor.
  • And the residue of my goods I give to Agnes my wife, whom I make full Executrix, to dispose the same as she thinks most expedient, and to be counselled by the right Honorable my very good Lord my Lord Wharton, Sir Robert Brandling Knight, and my son John Baxter, whom I make supervisors of this my last will and testament, to whom I give for their pains: to the Lord Wharton £20 and to Sir Robert Brandling, and my son John Baxter, £10 each. In witness whereof, I have subscribed this my last will and testament, the 8th day of November in the year of our Lord God 1558.
  • Item, further I give to Anne Leifeld 40s to her marriage, and to Jane, if she marries with Bartholemew Hilton40s. Also I give to Mr. Buller £6 8s 4d, and to Mr. Thomas Lawson £6.
  • Inquest on the death of Thomas Hilton, Knight 25 September 1561.
  • Holder of the manor of Hilton with one military fief except the tenth part, the Manors of North Biddick, Little Usworth, Follonsby, Forth and Grindon.

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Sir Thomas Hilton, Kt.'s Timeline

1514
1514
Yorkshire, England
1521
October 29, 1521
Age 7
1544
1544
Age 30
1561
January 17, 1561
Age 47
Yorkshire, England
1943
April 3, 1943
Age 47
October 22, 1943
Age 47
1945
March 14, 1945
Age 47
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