Sir Richard de Hoghton, MP

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Richard de Houghton, Knight

Also Known As: "Richard (Houghton) De Hocton", "Richard De Hoghton", "Sir Richard De Houghton", "Richard Hocton"
Birthplace: Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Preston Parish, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Addam de Hoghton, III and Avicia / Aurelia de Hoghton
Husband of Sybil de Lea, Lady of Mollington
Father of Elizabeth Standish; Adam de Houghton IV; Katherine de Houghton and Sibyl de Hoghton
Brother of Thomas Hoghton

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About Sir Richard de Hoghton, MP

Sir Richard de Houghton, Knight was born 1275 in Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, England and died AFT 1345 in Lea Hall, Preston, Lancashire, England

Parents: Adam de Hougton (1240-) and Aurelia (1254-) of Houghton, Lancaster, England.


  1. on 1307 in Houghton, Lancashire, England to Sybil de Lea (1284-?)

They had the following children:

  1. Katherine de Hougton was born 1308. Married Hugh de Venables.
  2. Sir Adam de Hougton Knight was born 1310 and died 1386.
  3. Sybil de Hougton was born 1312.



Sir Richard de Hoghton 1316-1345, Knight of the Shire in the Parliaments of 1322-27-37. Married Sybilla de Lea, direct descendant of the Lady Godiva, whose lands in Lea still form part of the Hoghton Estates. Warden of the Ports, knighted by Edward III in 1336 and given permission to empark in 1327. It was from Lea Hall (his private residence), that Thomas Hoghton went into exile in 1569, having re-built Hoghton Tower 1560-1565. Seen as born Millington, Banastre, Chesire, England.

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Sir Richard de Hoghton, MP's Timeline

Chorley, Lancashire, England
Age 31
Mollington, Banastre, Cheshire, England
Age 31
Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Age 33
Lancashire, England
December 1341
Age 62
Preston Parish, Lancashire, England
February 9, 1932
Age 62
March 9, 1932
Age 62
September 15, 1994
Age 62