Sir Richard de Houghton
(Abt 1284-1341)
Sibella de Lea
(Abt 1300-)
Sir Adam de Houghton High Sheriff of Lancashire
Sir Richard de Houghton


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1. Joanna Radcliffe

Sir Richard de Houghton 1

  • Born: 1328, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage (1): Joanna Radcliffe
  • Died: 1425, Lancashire, England at age 97

   Another name for Richard was Sir Richard de Hooten.

  Research Notes:

From :
Information. 157
Sir Richard de Hoghton, son of Sir Adam de Houghton returned as knight of the shire for Lancaster in 1383, 1403. He died in 1415. His wife was Joanna Radcliff, daughter of Sir Richard de Radcliff. Their dauther married sir John Southworth, son of Gilbert de Southworth.
~ Genalogy of the Southworths (Southards), pg. 2
Background Information. 688
Sir Richard, the elder brother, and Robert Clifton, were returned as Knights of the Shire for Lancaster in 1383. He was also returned in 1403, with Sir Nicholas Heverington, Knight. In this year the Sheriffs were directed to levy twenty-seven pounds for their coming, attendance, and returning, computing sixty-nine days. In 1365, he had license to inclose and impark at Houghton, as appears from the Patent Rolls. He found a Chantry in the church Ribchester in 1506, and died in 1425. His wife was named Jane. Their children were:
Adam de Hogton, who died before his father.
Catherine, married Hugh Venables, Baron of Kinderton.
Edward, who held lands in Preston and Writtingron, and is supposed to be the progenitor of the Hoghtons of Sussex. [Visitation of Sussex in 1634]
Margaret, married Sir John Southworth of Salmesbury, Knight
Thomas, who was the progenitor of Peter Hoghton, of London, Alderman, who died 31 Ded 1593.

~The Houghton Genealogy, pp. 24-25

Richard married Joanna Radcliffe.


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