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Sir Thomas Dutton, 14th lord of Dutton was born 1 August 1421 in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom to John Dutton (1403-1445) and Margaret Savage (c1402-aft1449) and died 23 September 1459 at the Battle of Blore Heath of unspecified causes. He married Anne Touchet (1422-1503) in England. Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from England, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands.


Biography

"Sir Thomas Dutton (1 August 1421 – 23 September 1459) was a medieval English knight. He was the son of Sir John Dutton and Margaret Savage

His family owned an estate, Dutton Hall, that was originally located in Cheshire, England. It is now located in Sussex, the original building having been moved there in the 1930s. The building is now a private school, Stoke Brunswick, at Ashurst Wood, just south of East Grinstead.

Sir Thomas Dutton married Anne Touchet, daughter of James Touchet, Lord Audley 5th Baron of Audley of Heliegh Castle and Margaret De Ros. Sir Thomas Dutton and his father in law, Lord Audley died on 23 September 1459 at the Battle of Blore Heath, Blore Heath, England. Lord Audley was in command of approximately 10,000 troops defending the throne of King Henry VI.

Sir Thomas Dutton married Anne Touchet. Their children were:

"Sir Thomas Dutton of Dutton knight, son and heir of John and Margaret, married Anne, daughter of James lord Audley, and had issue Peter eldest son, slain with his father at the battle of Blore-heath, as tradition hath it; John Dutton, second son, who succeeded heir to his father; Anne, married sir Thomas Molineaux of Sefton in Lancashire; Isabel, married sir Christopher Sotheworth of Sotheworth in Lancashire; Elizabeth, married Raufe Bostock of Bostock in Davenham parish in Cheshire, esq by whom she had issue Anne, daughter and heir, married to sir John Savage, of Clifton in Cheshire, juxta Halton; which Elizabeth, after the death of Raufe Bostock, married Thomas Scriven, of Frodsley in Shropshire, and she died anno Domini 1516, 5 die Februarii, 8 Hen. VIII. lib. C. fol. 139. x. Margaret, another daughter of sir Thomas Dutton, married Thomas Aston of Aston juxta Sutton, esquire 7 Edw. IV. 1467; afterwards she married Raufe Vernon of Haslington in Cheshire, esquire; and Elinour, another daughter, married Richard Cholmondley of Cholmondley in Broxton Hundred, esq. Lib. C. fol. 161. I. n.

Battle of Blore-Heath / War of the Roses

Notes: Sir Thomas de Dutton with his brother John and eldest son Peter Dutton killed at the battle of Blore-Heath in Cheshire Sunday, 23 Sep 1459, during the War of the Roses.

In 1527, at the death of Laurence Dutton of Dutton without a male heir, Dutton property passed to Sir Piers Dutton of Hatton whose right contested by heirs-general of Sir Hugh Dutton. In 1534, Termination of the Dutton lawsuit by awary of Henry VIII of England (1491-1547) (May 16) by which Sir Piers Dutton of Hatton became owner of Dutton, confirmed by Act of Parliament in 1536.

This sir Thomas was slain at the battle of Blore-heath in Staffordshire, September 23, 38 Hen. VI. 1459 and in the 38th year of his age. Anne, his widow, afterwards married Hugh Done of Olton in Cheshire, and she died 19 Hen. VII. 1503. Lib. C. fol. 162. v."

--The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Comp. from Original Evidences in Public Offices, the Harleian and Cottonian Mss., Parochial Registers, Private Muniments, Unpublished Ms. Collections of Successive Cheshire Antiquaries, and a Personal Survey of Every Township in the County; Incorporated with a Republication of King's Vale Royal and Leycester's Cheshire Antiquities, Volume 1 by George Ormerod, Daniel King, William Smith, William Webb (sheriff.), Sir Peter Leycester




Children


Offspring of Sir Thomas Dutton, 14th lord of Dutton and Anne Touchet (1422-1503)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Peter Dutton (c1440-1459) 1440 England, United Kingdom 23 September 1459 Blore Heath, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
John Dutton (c1442-1473) 1442 England 1473 England Margaret Molyneux (c1448-1528)

Margaret Dutton (c1443-1484) 1443 England 1484 England Thomas Aston (c1442-)
Ralph Vernon (c1437-1497)

Anne Dutton (c1449-1520) 1449 England 22 October 1520 Sefton, Lancashire, England Thomas Molyneux (c1445-1483)

Elinor Dutton (c1450-1503) 1450 England 1503 England Richard Cholmondeley (c1439-1490)

Isabel Dutton (c1452-1520) 1445 England 22 October 1520 Dutton, Cheshire, England Christopher de Southworth (1443-1487)

Elizabeth Dutton (c1456-1516) 1456 England 5 February 1516 Frodesley, Shropshire, England Ralph Bostock (c1452-1482)
Thomas Scriven (-1533)

Siblings


Offspring of John Dutton, 13th lord of Dutton and Margaret Savage (c1402-aft1449)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Thomas Dutton (1421-1459) 1 August 1421 Cheshire, England, United Kingdom 23 September 1459 Blore Heath, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom Anne Touchet (1422-1503)

Arnold Dutton (c1423-1498)
Maud Dutton (c1425-1489) 1425 Dutton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom 1489 Dutton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom William Booth (1420-1477)

Roger Dutton (-1476) 9999 England 1476 England Joan Aston (-aft1476)

Margaret Dutton (-1499) 9999 England 1499 England Hugh Egerton (1427-1505)

Ellen Dutton (c1436-1466)
Agnes Dutton (c1439-1464)
John Dutton (c1441-1459)
Elizabeth Dutton (c1443-)

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