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About Sir John Huddleston, Knt.
Title: Lord of Millom.
Change Date: 29 DEC 2007
Birth: C. 1222
Event: 1251 was at a convention at York with his wife.
Death: C. 1252
DSCR: He was a younger son.
Sir JOHN DE HODLESTON, KNIGHT, in the year 1270 was witness to a deed in the Abbey of St. Mary in Furness. By his marriage with the Lady Joan, Sir John became lord of Anneys in Millom. In the 20th Edward I, 1292, he proved before Hugh Cressingham, justice itinerant, that he possessed JURA REGALIA within the lordship of Millom. In the 25th, 1297, he was appointed by the king warder or governor of Galloway in Scotland. In the 27th, 1299, he was summoned as baron of the realm, to do military service; in the next year, 1300, he was present at the siege of Carlaverock. In the 29th, 1301, though we have no proof that he was summoned, he attended the Parliament in Lincoln, and subscribed as a baron the celebrated letter to the Pope, by the title of lord of Anneys. He was still alive in the 4th of Edward IV, 1311. Sir John had three sons -John who died early, and Richard and Adam.
The Huddlestons derive themselves for several generations before the conquest, but they came not to the seignory of Milium until the time of Henry III. by the marriage of Sir John Huddleston, Knt. with Joan, daughter and heiress of Adam de Boyvill: the said . . . 1. Sir John Huddleston, Knt. at the time of his marriage with the lady Joan, was Baron de Anneys, in Milium. He was son of Adam, son of John, son of Richard, son of Reginald, son of Nigel, son of Richard, son of Richard, son of John, son of Adam, son of Adam de Huddlestone, in Yorkshire; which five last (according to the York manuscript) were before the conquest. In 20 Edw. 1. before Hugh Cressingham, justice itinerant, it was proved that he had jura regalia, within the seignory of Milium, and his plea was allowed. He sat as a peer of parliament, and signed, with the other peers of the realm, at the parliament held at Lincoln, 29 Edw. 1. the famous letter to the pope.