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  • ID: I20141
  • Name: *@Henry FitzHugh
  • Title: Baron
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1359 in Ravensworth,York,England
  • Death: 11 JAN 1424 in Ravensworth, Richmond, North Ride Yorkshire, England
  • Note:
    Henry Fitz-Hugh, 4th baron, summoned to parliament from 17 December, 1387, to 1 September, 1423. This nobleman attained great eminence in the reigns of Henry IV and Henry V. In the beginning of the former, we find his lordship included in a
    commission to negotiated a truce with Scotland, and afterwards to accomplish a league of amity between the two crowns (of England and Scotland). In the 8th Henry IV [1407], he was accredited upon an important mission to Denmark, and in five
    years afterwards he was again a commissioner upon the affairs of Scotland. On the coronation of King Henry V [1413], Lord Fitz-Hugh was appointed constable of England for that solemnity, and the next year he obtained a grant from the crown of
    100 per annum. He was afterwards lord chamberlain of the king's household and assisted at the council of Constance, for which, and his other eminent services, he had a grant of all the lands which had belonged to the attainted Henry, Lord
    Scrope, of Masham, lying in Richmondshire, to hold during the term that those lands should continue in the king;s hands, and upon the surrender of that grant in the same year, he had another grant for life of the manors of Masham, Clifton,
    Burton-Constable, and ten others, likewise part of the possessions of the aforesaid Lord Scrope. From the 5th to the 9th Henry V [1418-1422], his lordship was uninterruptedly engaged in the French wars, during which period he was at the siege
    of Roan with the Duke of Exeter.
  • Note:
  • Note:
    It is further reported of Lord Fitz-Hugh that he travelled more than once to Jerusalem, and beyond that celebrated city, to Grand Cairo, where the souldan had his residence, and that on his return he fought with the Saracens and Turks. It is
    also stated that by the help of the knights of Rhodes, he built a castle there, called St. Peter's Castle. His lordship m. Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Sir Robert Grey, Knt., son of John, Lord Grey of Rotherfield, by Avice, sister and co-heir of
    Robert, Lord Marmion, by whom he had, with other issue, Henry, drowned; John, d. young; William, his successor; Geffrey; Robert, in hold orders, bishop of London; Ralph, d. in France; Herbert; Richard, d. young; Joane, m. to Sir Robert
    Willoughby, Lord Willoughby de Eresby; Eleanor, m. 1st to Philip D'Arcy, and 2ndly, to Thomas Tunstal; Maud, m. to Sir William Eure, ancestor of the Lords Eure; Laura, m. to Sir Maurice Berkeley, Knit., of Beverstone; Lucy; and Elizabeth, m. to
    Sir Ralph Grey, Knt., of Northumberland.
  • Note:
  • Note:
    Henry, Lord Fitz-Hugh, K.G., d. 11 January, 1424, and was s. by his eldest surviving son, Sir William Fitz-Hugh, 4th baron. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p.
    207, FitzHugh, Barons FitzHugh]
  • Note:
  • Note: Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
  • Note: Page: 219-33
  • Change Date: 16 AUG 2005

    Father: *@Henry FitzHugh b: 1338 in Ravensworth,England
    Mother: *@Joan le Scrope b: ABT 1336

    Marriage 1 *@Elizabeth Grey b: ABT 1365 in Ravensworth,York,England
      1. Has Children *@William FitzHugh b: 1389 in Ravensworth,York,England
      2. Has Children @Eleanor FitzHugh b: ABT 1394
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