Genealogy - KNIGHTs from Continental Europe to England/Ireland, to Philadelphia (PA), to France -Sept. 2018

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Ancestors of Lord Henry III FITZ HUGH, 3rd. Baron [2577]
Lord Henry I FITZ HUGH, 1st Baron [2581]
Eve BULMER [2582]
Lord Henry II FITZ HUGH, 2nd Baron [2579]
Joan [2580]
Lord Henry III FITZ HUGH, 3rd. Baron [2577]


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Elizabeth [2578]

Lord Henry III FITZ HUGH, 3rd. Baron [2577]

  • Born: , , England
  • Marriage: Elizabeth [2578]
  • Died: 11 Jan 1424, , , England

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Source <A Genealogical History of the Dormant: Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct ...> Par Sir Bernard Burke:
"... Henry Fitz-Hugh, 3rd baron, summoned to parliament from 4 August, 1377, to 8 August, 1885. His lordship was engaged In the French wars of King Edward III., almost uninterruptedly from the 33rd to the 43rd of that gallant monarch's reign. He m. Joane, dau. of Henry, Lord Scrope, of Masham and had issue,
- John, slain In the battle of Otterboume.
- 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 negotiate a truce with Scotland, and afterwards to accomplish a league of amity between the two crowns (of England and Scotland). In the 8th Henbt IV., 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 Hxnrt V. 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 service>, 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-Conetable, and ten others, likewise part of the posses sions of the aforesaid Lord Scrope. From the 5th to the 9th Henry V. his lordship was uninterruptedly engaged in tho French wars, during which period he was at the siege of Roan with the Duke of Exeter.
It i> 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 bnilt 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 Rotherfleld, by Avice, sister and co-heir of Robert, Lord Marmion, by whom he hud, with other issue,
i. Henry, drowned.
ii. John, d. young
iii. William, his successor.
iv. Geffery.
v. Robert, in holy orders, bishop of London.
vi. Ralph, d. in France,
vii Herbert.
viii. Richard, d. young.
Henry, Lord Fitz-Hugh, K.G., d. 11 January, 1424, and was s. by his eldest surviving son,

Sir William Fitz-Hugh, 4th baron, b. 1398, ..."

Henry married Elizabeth [2578] [MRIN: 1468].

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