Richard Brussel Baron of Penwortham
- Born: Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Unknown
~The Houghton Genealogy, p. 20, father of Maud who married Hamo Pincerna. 688
• Background Information. 1386
"Hoghton, is a place is of considerable antiquity. In the reign of William Rufus, the manor was given by Warin Bussel with a daughter in marriage to Hamo Pincerna, after whose death his wife gave it to their second son, "Ricardus, filius Hamonis Pincernć." The son of Richard Fitz-Hamo was Adam, who, in the reign of Henry II., styled himself Adam de "Hocton," or Adam dominus de "Hocton." From him descended Richard de "Hocton," to whom was granted free warren in Hoghton and Whitenhull, with liberty to inclose a park.
~Topical Dictionary of England, pp. 524-527