Name: Piers Buckton
Death: BEF 4 MAR 1413
Residence: Buckton, Yorkshire, England
Change Date: 19 JUN 2012
Is this the Peter de Buckton mentioned in these extracts?:
From the notice of inquisition of a charter to be held... on Friday next, before the feast of St. Dunstan, in the twentieth year of the reign of King Richard II, (i.e. 1397) after the conquest of England, before Peter de Buckton, Escheator of the Lord the King, in the County of York, by virtue of his office, by the oath of Richard Lelorn, ....
Croxdale, St Oswalds's, co Durham, came at a later date into the possession of Joan, wife of William de Risby, and in March 1393?4 they had licence to grant the manor to trustees, (fn. 199) who in 1395?6 had regranted it to Joan, then a widow. Piers de Buckton, one of these trustees, resigned his interest in 1395.
A Peter Buckton married Isabel, dau of Ralph Eure (d 1422) and Katherine Aton (qv), but unless he predeceased his parents in law (possible) this would not be him.
Another manor of Benningholme, Yorkshire, was held by Sir Peter Buckton in 1401, and Peter Buckton, presumably another, was recorded as a tenant of the Constables at Benningholme in 1447. (fn. 20) The manor descended to William Buckton (d. 1506), who left it to his sons Robert and Ralph Buckton; it then comprised 1? carucate. (fn. 21) It was perhaps the same manor which William Layton and Ralph Holtby granted to Lancelot Holtby (d. 1561).
There are two Bukton men who were close to Chaucer, and his poem, Lenvoy de Chaucer a Bukton could have been addressed to either of them. Sir Peter Bukton (1350-1414) lived in Holderness in Yorkshire and was close to the House of Lancaster. He served in John of Gaunt's army in 1369 and later became Keeper of Knaresborough Castle, where he served as warden to Richard II. In 1399 Henry IV granted him the office of steward for life, and in 1400 he became constable of Knaresborough Castle.
Is this him:
Sir Peter Buckton (1350 ? 4 March 1414) married Cecilia, together they had three children.
? Peter Buckton
? Ralph Buckton
? William Buckton
- William Buckton b: ABT 1406 in Buckton, Yorkshire
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Durham