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Richard Mitton, Knight

Also Known As: "Sir Rieb Mytlon", "Richard Mitton", "Richard de Mutton", "Lord Weston", "Sir"
Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: Weston, Staffordshire, England
Death: November 10, 1418 (39)
Weston, Staffordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Reginald de Mutton of Salop, Esq. and Eleanor le Skinner
Husband of Margarete Mytton
Father of William Mytton, Esq.
Half brother of Thomas Mitton and John de Mutton

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About Sir Richard Mitton, Knight

Richard Mitton, Knight

  • Birth: abt.1389 of Weston, Staffordshire, England
  • Parents: Renald de Mutton and Eleanor le Skinner
  • Married: Margaret de Pershale (d/o Sir Adam de Pershale)
  • Death: Nov. 10, 1418

Children included:

  1. William Mytton born 1415. Married Margaret Corbet


1. Burke, in his Landed Gentry (1817), gives a somewhat different version. "Sixth in descent from Sir Hugh's son Roger was Hawkin de Mutton, father of Reginald de Mutton, M.P. for Shrewsbury in 1373, who married, first, the daughter and heir of Sir Hamo Vaughan, Lord of the Manor of West Tilbury, Essex, and had by her two sons, Thomas and John.

He married, secondly, Eleanor, sister of Thomas le Skinner of Shrewsbury, and by her was father of Sir Richard Mitton, who married Margaret, daughter and coheir of Sir Adam Peshall, Knight, of Weston-under-Lizard, and was ancestor of the MYTTONS of Weston.

  • The estate of Weston-under-Lizard came to the Mittons through Adam de Pershale.


  1. Birth: 1379 - Weston, Stafford, England. Pedigree Resource File CD #16 Pin #343676


  2. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, Volume 2. page 909



  • Sir Richard Mitton1,2,3,4,5,6
  • M, #2731, b. circa 1390, d. 10 November 1418
  • Father Reginald (Reynold) Mitton, Bailiff & Burgess of Shrewsbury2,3,4,6 d. a 1413
  • Mother Eleanor le Skinner2,3,4,6
  • Sir Richard Mitton was born circa 1390 at of Weston under Lizard, Bobbington, & Bralaghton, Staffordshire, England.2 He married Margaret Peshall, daughter of Sir Adam de Peshall, Sheriff of Staffordshire & Shropshire and Joyce Botetourt, after 11 April 1406; They had 1 son (William, Esq.).7,2,3,4,5,6 Sir Richard Mitton died on 10 November 1418.2,3,4,6
  • Family Margaret Peshall b. c 1393, d. 5 Aug 1420
  • Child
    • William Mytton, Esq., Sheriff of Staffordshire & Shropshire+2,3,4,6 b. 28 Dec 1415, d. a 1489
  • Citations
  • 1.[S138] Unknown author, David Mytton (e-mail address).
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 496.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 274.
  • 4.[S6] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 509.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 463.
  • 6.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 88.
  • 7.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 138.
  • From:



  • The Parshall family, A.D. 870-1913 : a collection of historical records and notes to accompany the Parshall pedigree (1915)
  • Pg.70a
  • Robertus Peshall de Weston; ch: Adam (m. Jocosa Bottetourt) Peshall
  • Adam Peshall, miles, Dus de Weston, 19 R.2, obiit 1439. = Jocosa, filia et haeres Jo de Bottetourt de Wely, obiit 1455; ch: Margarita (m. Willi Mitton), Johanna (m. _ de Birmingham) Peshall
  • Margarita, ux Willi Mitton; ch: Will Mitton de Weston.


  • Collections for a history of Staffordshire Vol. 5 pt.2
  • The Heraldic Visitations of Staffordshire Made by Sir Richard St. George ... By Sir Richard Saint-George, Sir William Dugdale
  • Pg.239
    • Peshall of Horsley.
  • Robertus Peshall de Weston. = ; ch: Adamus (m. Jocosa Botetort) Peshall.
  • Adamus Peshall, miles, D'n's de Weston, 19 R. 2; obijt 1439. = Jocosa, filia et haeres Jo. D'ni Botetort de Weley, ob. 1455.; ch: Margareta (m. Willi'i Mitton), Johanna (m. __ Bermingham) Peshall
  • Margareta, ux. Will'i Mitton.; ch: Will'mus (m. Margareta _) Mitton
  • Will'mus Mitton de Weston. = Margareta.; ch: Joh'es (m. Agnes Swinnerton & Margaret _ ) Mitton.
  • Joh'es Mitton de Weston, obijt 1489. = Agnes, filia . . . . Swinnerton.; = Margaret, obijt 1463.; ch: (Pg.240 Johannes (m. Constancia Beaumont) Mitton).
  • Pg.240
  • Johannes Mitton de WEston, obijt 13 Feb. 1532. = Constancia, filia Henrici Beaumont, Militis.; 4 children.


  • A Survey of Staffordshire: Containing the Antiquities of that County (1820)
  • Pg.136
  • And not far from thence, southward, lieth Weston-under-Lizard ; of which was lord, 20 Conq. Rainald de Balgiole aforenamed ; and from him it descended to, or was received by, one Hugo de Weston, who had issue Hugo, who had issue John, who had issue Thomas, who had issue sir John Weston, knt. 19 Edw. II who had issue a daughter and heir, married to Adam Peshall, who had issue Adam, who had issue Robert, who had issue sir Robert Peshall, knt. who had issue Margaret, married to sir Richard Mitton, knt.(1) who had issue William, who had issue William, who had issue William, who had issue John, who had issue John Mitton, who had issue Joan, married to John Harpesfield, who had issue Edward, who called himself Mitton, after his mother's father, who had issue John Mitton, now living A. D. 1596.


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Sir Richard Mitton, Knight's Timeline

Weston, Staffordshire, England
December 28, 1415
Age 37
Weston, Staffordshire, England
November 10, 1418
Age 39
Weston, Staffordshire, England