Sir Peter Thornton
- Born: Thornton-le-Moors, Chesire, England
- Marriage: Lucy de Hellesby 713
- Died: After 1358, Thornton-le-Moors, Chesire, England 713
Noted events in his life were:
Background Information. 713
Sir Peter de Thorneton, knight, son and heir, was underage at the time of his father's death. He was a ward of the King, 24 Edward I. His name appears in records in 24 Edward III, he was living in 1351, and he died sometime after 1358. His first wife was Lucy, the daughter and coheir of William de Hellesby, knight. He married a second time to a woman named Philippa who married as her second husband, Sir Thomas de Dutton.
The children of Sir Peter and his first wife Lucy, as given by Ormerod are:
Ellen, eldest daugher and coheiress, wife of Sir Thomas Dutton.
Margaret, daughter and coheiress, wife of Willaim de Golborne, and married second Henry Done, of Utkinton.
Katherine, 3rd daughter and coheiress, outlawed for felony.
Emma, 4th daughter and coheiress, wife of Hugh de Weverham, 38 Edward III.
Maud, 5th daughter and coheir, wife of Henry de Beeston, 38 Edward III.
Elizabeth, 6th daughter and coheiress, wife of Hamon Fitton Baron of Dunham Massey.
Mary, daughter and coheiress, seized of Hellesby
Beatrix, daughter and coheiress, wife of Thomas de Senesbury, 38 Edward II.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol II, p. 17
Peter married Lucy de Hellesby, daughter of Sir William de Hellesby Knight and Hawise de Trussell.713 (Lucy de Hellesby died after 7 Jul 1324 in Cheshir/Lancashire, England 713.)