Hougham, Robert The Second

Male - 1258


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  • Name Hougham, Robert 
    Suffix The Second 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1256/1258 
    Notes 




    • He is recorded on Derring Role of Arms as sone of Robert de Hougham 1
      He is recorded in An Assessment of Holders of Knights fees at the knighting of the kings son anno 38 Henry 3 (1253-4)
      He is recorded as holding in the Hendredum of Beasburgh the following- The manor of Hougham near Dover,entry 85, The Manor of Hawkinge near Folkestone, entry 166, the Manor of Boughton Monchenesy, entry 146
      He is recorded on an inquisition dated July 1258 as holding at time of his death the manor of Wavering by the same Knights service as given for his father
      He is recorded on another inquisition at his death. It is headed thus" A writ to inquire how much land Robert de Hougham held of the Knights capite. Tested at Westminster 26 July King Henry 6" (1257-8). In it it is recorded that He owned the manor of Boxley (didn't Robert 1 give this away?- RY). He owned a mill and Land at Farlech county Kent. He owned the estate of Hope House near Folkestone. He owned lands in Maidstone and other lands and a weir at and near Maidstone. The writ ends" and Robert de Hougham his son is the next heir and is 8 years old.
      This gives the date of his death as just prior to 26 July 1258 and his son as born 1250.
      It does not give all his lands as other lands in other Hundredums of the county had their inquisitions, also other lands held of the King by Knights service are stated
      He is recorded on a livery of his sons fiefe- lands (see next Robert) which states that he owned the manor of Hougham the manor of Borton Monchenessy the manor of Wavering, the manor of Dolleham ,Sussex where Beatrice died 24 June 1274
      References:
      Derring Role of Arms,
      1253-4 assessment Knights fee entry 85, 166, 146.
      Inquisition on death 1258
      Livery of Fiefs lands 1274



      Robert de Hougham died possessed of it in the 41st year of king Henry III. as did his descendant of the same name in the 10th year of Edward II. without male issue, leaving a daughter Benedicta, who carried her interest in this estate in marriage to John de Shelving, of Shelvingbourne, and he died in the 4th year of Edward III. leaving his wife Benedicta surviving, who in the 20th year of that reign paid respective aid for this manor, which the heirs of Robert de Hougham then held at West Bocton of Hugh de Vere. She died in the 22d year of that reign; after which this name expired in two daughters and coheirs, one of whom, Helen, was married to John de Bourne; and the other Joan, to John Brampton, alias Detling, of Detlingcourt, who entitled their husbands to their respective rights in this manor. Robert Bourne died possessed of one part of it in the 42d year of king Edward III. which his daughter and heir carried in marriage to Edmund Haut, of Haut's-place, in Petham, who possessed it in the 8th year of king Henry IV. in which year he was sheriff. His descendant alienated it before the end of king Henry VI.'s reign to Reginald Peckham, esq. who was then in possession of it, as appears by an old court-roll of that time.

      From: 'Parishes: Boughton Monchensie', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 5 (1798), pp. 336-345. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=62915&strquery=hougham. Date accessed: 03 December 2007.

      HOPE-HOUSE, usually called Hope-farm, is an estate in the northern part of this parish, near Combe, which antiently belonged to the knightly family of Hougham. Robert de Hougham died possessed of it in the 41st year of king Henry III. and his grandson, of the same name, died anno 29 Edward I. without male issue, leaving two daughters his coheirs, married to Shelving and Valoigns. Soon after which, that is, in king Edward II.'s reign, it appears to have been in the possession of the Clintons, and William de Clinton, earl of Huntingdon, died possessed of it anno 28 king Edward III.S.p. on which it came to his nephew and heir Sir John de Clinton, son of his elder brother John de Clinton, of Maxtoke, in Warwickshire, who was afterwards summoned to parliament; in whose descendants it continued down to John, lord Clinton, who, about the beginning of king Henry VII.'s reign sold it to Davis, from which family, partly by marriage of a female heir, and partly by purchase, it passed into the possession of Lessington, and he, about the end of queen Elizabeth's reign, alienated it to Hopday, in whose descendants it continued for some time, till at length by a daughter and coheir of that name, it was carried in marriage to Mr. Richard Thomas, of Alkham, whose son Mr. John Thomas, of that place, continues owner of it,

      From: 'The town and parish of Folkestone', The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 8 (1799), pp. 152-188. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63472&strquery=hougham. Date accessed: 03 December 2007.
    Person ID I43  Hougham
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2001 

    Father Hougham, Robert The First
              b. Between 1140 - 1160, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1230  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Hougham, Robert The Third
              b. 1250
              d. 1274  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart