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Sir John Hudleston (Huddleston), of Millom Castle

Also Known As: "Hudleston"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Death: November 6, 1494 (65-73)
Cumberland, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Huddleston and Margaret Huddleston
Husband of Joan Huddleston and Mary Hudleston
Father of Richard Huddleston; Sir John Huddleston; Elizabeth de Dykes; Anne Curwen; Sir Richard Hudleston and 2 others
Brother of Richard Hudleston; Anne Hudleston; Christopher Huddlestone and Margaret Huddlestone

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About John Hudleston, 7th Lord of Millom

Sir John Huddleston Knt vvho married Jane one of the co heiresses of Sir Miles Stapleton of Ingham in Yorkshire He was made bailiff and keeper of the king's woods and chaces in Barnoldwic in the county of York sheriff of the county of Cumberland by the Duke of Gloucester for his life steward of Penrith and warden of the marches j and in 7 Edw IV represented the county of Cumberland in parliament He was succeeded by his son

  • 'A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and ... (1835) Vol. II
  • RICHARD DE HODLESTON, Lord of Millum in the 1st and 13th of HENRY IV. and 5th of HENRY V. m. ANNE, daughter and co-heir of SIR JOHN FENWICKE,! Lord of Fenwicke, in Northamberland, and was s. by his son,
    • SIR RICHARD DE HODLESTON, one of the heroes of AGINCOURT, and made a KNIGHT BANNERET on that celebrated field. He served in the wars of France in the tetinue of Sir William de Harrington, K.G. whose sister, Margaret, daughter of Robert de Harrington, Lord Harrington, he had married. Sir Richard was s. by his son,
      • ' SIR JOHN HODLESTON, knt. Lord of Millum, who was sheriff of Cumberland in the 35th of HENRY VI. to which office he was appointed for life by the Duke of Gloucester. he represented the county in the 7th of EDWARD IV. and was keeper and bailiff of the king's woods and chases in Barnoldewicke, in the county of York, steward of Penrith, and warden of the West Marches. He m. JOANE, eldest daughter and co-heir of SIR MILES STAPLETON,|| and had three sons, viz.
      • The youngest son,
        • SIR WILLIAM HODLESTON, knt. espoused the lady ISABEL NEVILL, fifth daughter of John, MARQUESS OF MONTACUTE. This lady, on the death of her brother George, duke of Bedford, divided with her four sisters as his co-heirs, the large possessions which had belonged to the MARQUESS OF MONTACUTE, her father, to SIR EDMUND INGLESTHORPE, her maternal grandfather and to JOHN TIPTOFT, EARL OF WORCESTER, her maternal great-uncle, as fully set forth in the ancient partition made on the 4th of July, 17th of HENRY VII. in the hands of the present Mr. Huddleston. Lady Isabella's
        • portion comprised fifteen manors or estates, amongst which were those of SAWSTON and Dernford, still the property and abode of the family. By the co-heir of Montacute branch of the great family of Nevill (which see at foot), who survived him, Sir William had two sons, viz.
        • * SIR JOHN HODLESTON (second son of Sir Richard (THIS MUST BE AN ERROR AND SHOULD BE SIR JOHN) and Joane Stapleton) m. Joan, daughter of Lord Fitz-hugh, and dying in the 5th of HENRY VIII. was s. by his son,
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  • 'Baronia anglica concentrata: or, A concentrated account of all the baronies commonly called baronies in fee; deriving their origin from writ of summons, and not from any specific limited creation, whereto is added The proofs of parliamentary sitting, from the reign of Edw. I to that of Queen Anne; also A glossary of dormants English, Scotch, and Irish peerage titles (1844)
    • CHART
      • STAPLETON. Visitation, 1612.
  • Sir Miles Stapleton = ___ d. of de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk.
  • E. Richard Hudleston. = Anne, daughter and co-heir of ___ Fenwick, of Fenwick, county of Northumberland. ch: Sir Richard Hudleston.
    • F. Sir Richard Hudleston, a Knight Banneret, temp. Hen. V. = Margaret, sister to Sir William Harrington, K.G. ch: Sir John Hudleston.
      • ' G. Sir John Hudleston, Warden of the West Marches, and M.P. for the county of Cumberland, 7 Edward IV. = Joan, co-heir to Sir Miles Stapleton, of Ingham. ch: 1. Sir Richard, of Millum. = Margaret, daughter of Richard Nevil, Earl of Sarum.b; 2. John, Uncle and heir-male to Richard Hudleston. = Joane, daughter of Lord FitzHugh.; 3. William, married Isabel, daughter & co-heir of John Nevil, Margquis of Montague.
        • H.1. Sir Richard Hudleston, of Millum. = Margaret, daughter of Richard Nevil, Earl of Sarum.b ch: Richard, married Elizabeth, daughter of Lady Mable Dacre; ob. s.p.; Joan,c sister and co-heir, married Hugh Gleming, of Rydal, Esq.; Margaret,d sister and co-heir, married Lancelot Threlkeld of Whitehall.
        • H.2. John, Uncle and heir-male to Richard Hudleston. = Joane, daughter of Lord FitzHugh. ch: John Hudlestn, of Millum.
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  • 'Sir John Hodleston1
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  • ' Sir John Hodleston lived Lord of Millom, Cumberland.1
  • 'Child of Sir John Hodleston
    • 1.Sir William Hodleston1
  • Citations
  • 1.[S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 17. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
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  • Thomas CURWEN (Sir)
  • Born: BEF 1452
  • Died: 1464 / 1522, Stringston, Somersetshire, England
  • Father: Christopher CURWEN (Sir)
  • Mother: Anne PENNINGTON
  • Married: Anne HUDDLESTON (dau. of 'John Huddleston and Joan Stapleton')
  • CURWEN (Sir)2
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  • Margaret HARRINGTON
  • Born: ABT 1384, Hornby Castle, Lancashire, England
  • Died: 1429, Hooton, Cheshire, England
  • Father: Nicholas De HARRINGTON (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Isabel ENGLISH
  • Married: Richard HUDDLESTON (Sir) (b. BEF 1398 - d. 1428) (son of John Huddleston of Millom and Catherine Tempest)
  • Children:
    • 1. 'John HUDDLESTON' (Sir) (b. 1425) (m. Mary Fenwick)
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  • Born: 1400
  • Father: Robert HARRINGTON (3º B. Harrington of Aldingham)
  • Mother: Isabel (Lorying) LORING
  • Married: Richard HUDDLESTON (b. 1420) (son of Richard Huddleston of Millom and Anne Fenwick)
  • Children:
    • '1. John HUDDLESTON (b. 1445 - d. 6 Nov 1499) (m. Joan Stapleton)
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  • ((a)) Sir Miles Stapleton of Ingham and Bedale (d 1466) m1. Katherine Felbrigge (dau of Sir Symon de Felbrigge m2. Katherine de la Pole (d 13/4.10.1488, dau of Sir Thomas de la Pole of Grafton Regis
    • (((2))) Jane Stapleton (d 13.05.1519) m1. (before 21.02.1463/4) Sir Christopher Harcourt of Great Ashby, younger of Stanton Harcort m2. 'Sir John Hudleston of Millom and Guiting (d 01.01.1511/2)'
  • Main source(s): BLG1952 (Chetwynd-Stapylton formerly of Wighill) with input/support from TCP (FitzAlan), BE1883 (Stapleton) and BEB81841 (Stapylton of Myton)
  • 'Sir John Hudleston of Millom and Temple Guitting, Sheriff of Gloucester then Cumberland (b c1445, d 01.01.1512). Commoners & Visitation suggest that Sir John's wife was Joan, daughter of Lord FitzHugh, but BLG1952 identifies her as ... m. (c1485 Joan Stapylton (d 13.05.1519, dau of Sir Miles Stapylton of Ingham, widow of Christopher Harcourt)'
    • 1. Sir John Hudleston of Hodelston of Millom and Southam (d 12.01.1547) m1. (20.08.1509. sp) Joan Clifford (dau of 11th Lord Clifford) m2. (1513) Jan Seymour (dau of John Seymour, aunt of Jane, the Queen Consort)
    • 2. Elizabeth Hudleston probably of this generation m1. Sir __ Leigh of Isell m2. Sir Edward Redman of Isell, Levens & Harewood (b c1456, d 1510)
  • Main source(s): BLG1952 (Hudleston of Hutton John) with some support from Commoners (vol 2, Huddleston of Sawston), Visitation (Cumberland, 1615, Hudleston)
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  • 'The Redmans of Levens and Harewood : a contribution to the history of the Levens family of Redman and Redmayne in many of its branches (1905)
  • Edward married (possibly as his second wife) Elizabeth, widow of Sir — Leigh, of Isell, Cumberland, and daughter of 'Sir John Huddleston, of Millom Castle, by his wife, Joan, daughter of Sir Miles Stapleton'. Her brother. Sir John, it may be interesting to note, was uncle by marriage of Jane Seymour, one of Henry VIII.'s Queens. Elizabeth survived her husband nineteen years, dying in 1529, in which year there was a commission to Sir Richard Tempest, Sir William Middleton, and others, to make inquisition p. m. on the lands and heir of Lady Elizabeth Leigh, wife of Edward Redmayn. (Letters and Papers, Hen. VIII., F. & D., vol. iv.)
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  • 'Pedigrees recorded at the heralds' visitations of the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland : made by Richard St. George, Norry, king of arms in 1615, and by William Dugdale, Norry, king of arms in 1666 ([1891?])
    • CHART
      • Hudleston, of Millum, (C) 1615.
  • 1. Richard Hudleston, Esquire. = Alice.
    • 2. Sir John Hudleston, Knt. = ___ dau. of Henry Fenwick.
      • 3. Richard1 Hudleston =
        • 4. Richard Hudleston =
          • ' 5. Sir John Hudleston, Knt., ob. 6 Nov., 9 H. VII. 1490.2 = Jane, dau. and heir of Sir Miles Stapleton, Knt. ch:
            • a. 1. Richard Hudleston, died in the lifetime of his father. = Margaret, base dau. of ___ Nevill, Earl of Warwick, died 14 H. VII. ch: Richard, o.s.p.; Margaret, sister and heir, wife of Lancelot Salkeld, of Gawbarrow; Joane, sister and heir, wife of Hugh Fleming.
            • b. 2. Sir John Hudleston, Knt., died 3 H. VIII., 1511-12. = ___ dau. of Lord Fitzhugh. ch: John Hudleston, 24 yere old, 3 Hen. VIII. married to his 3rd wife, Joyce, dau. and heir of John Prickley, of Prickley, in Com. Worc. = ___ dau. of ___ Clifford, 1st wife. = ___ dau. of Sir John Semor, Knt., aunt of the Duke. 2nd wife. ch:
            • c. 3. William Hudleston, 17 H. VII. = Isabel, dau. and heir of John Nevill, Marquis Mantagu. ch:
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  • 'British History Online
  • There is no indication that any part of the manor passed to the Calthorps. In 1500 Miles Harcourt son of Christopher and 'Joan released all his claim in West Dean to Sir John Huddleston, his mother's second husband. (fn. 76) This was no doubt a quitclaim to Sir John' for life, for this moiety of the manor remained in the Harcourt family until 1578–9, when it was sold by Walter Harcourt and his son Robert to Henry Giffard. (fn. 77)
  • From: 'Parishes: West Tytherley with Buckholt', A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 4 (1911), pp. 519-524. URL: Date accessed: 25 October 2011.
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Title: 7th Lord of Millom.

Birth: 1425

Residence: 1448 Millom, Cumberland, England.

Death: 6 NOV 1493/4

Burial: monument in Millom church.

DSCR: Fought in the War of the Roses as a Yorkist.

Occupation: High Sheriff of Cumberland. 1454, 63, 68, 72, 74

Occupation: Constable of Cockermouth Castle, Cumberland, England. 1461

DSCR: had 6 sons and 3 daughters. (The Lines of English Hudlestons, by Annette Hudleston Harwood)

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John Hudleston, 7th Lord of Millom's Timeline

Cumberland, England
Age 16
Millom, Cumberland, UK
Age 20
Age 25
Millom, Cumberland, England
Age 40
Age 41
Sawston, Cambridgeshire, England
Age 41
Henham, Essex, United Kingdom
November 6, 1494
Age 69
Cumberland, England