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Sir Richard de Langton Baron of Newton

  • Born: 1456, Leicestershire, England
  • Marriage: Isabel Gerard 712,713
  • Died: 23 Aug 1500, Leicestershire, England at age 44 712,714

bullet  General Notes:

Baron of Newton and lord of Walton-le-Dale. He was a knight banneret at Hutton Field in 1482.

~ Visitation of Lancashire, 1567, p. 24, Sir Richard Langton, baron of Newton and Lord of Walton, in Ledale, Lancashire, married Isabella, daughter of Sir Thomas Gerrard of Brynee, Lancashire, knight. Their children were Rauf Langton who married Jane, daughter of Sir Christopher Southworth of Samlesbury; Jane, married first to Thomas Rigmayden of Wedacre, Lancaster, and later to Thurston Tyllesley of Wordley, Lancaster; Helene, married to Sir John Suthworthe of Samlesbury, Lancashire, knight; and Isabella, married to John Clayton, of Clayton, Lancashire. 715

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 712
Sir Richard Langton, eldest son was the next to succeed to the barony. He marched to the north with the Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III, and Lord Stanley, and was made a banneret by the latter at Hutton Field in 1482. Sir Richard Langton married Isabella, the daughter of Sir Thomas Gerard, of Bryn, and died on 23 Aug 1500, leaving his wife surviving. His eldest son, Ralph Lanton, succeeded him.

~Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, New Series, Vol XI, p. 113-114

• Background Information. 714
Richard Langton, son and heir, of full age in 1473, was made a Knight Banneret by the Lord Stanley at the great review at Hutton Field, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, 22 Aug 1482, on the return of the army from the campaign in Scotland. He died 23 Aug 1500 and his inquisition took place after his death on 16 Apr 17 Henry VIII. His son and heir, Ralph Langton, was age 26 at the death of his father. He married Johanna, daughter of Sir Christopher Southworth of Samlesbury.

~Lancashire Inquisitions, p. 96

Richard married Isabel Gerard, daughter of Peter Gerard of Kingsley and Bry and Margaret Stanley 712.,713 (Isabel Gerard was born in 1458 710 and died on 23 Aug 1500 in Lancashire, England.)

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