Local History Notebook

The extinct and dormant peerages of the northern counties of England
by John William Clay 1830-1918
Published 1913 by James Nisbet of London

Extract from the Eure pedigree on page 54, 55

V       Sir Hugh de Eure, Knt of Eure: he had Stokesley confirmed; mar ... They had issue -

VI      Sir John de Eure, of Stokesley, Ingleby, Easeby; Sheriff of Yorkshire 1309-1311; had grant of free warren in Easby 1306-7; Inq. p.m. 20 Edw. II (1326-7); marr. Agnes dau of Sir John de Lisle. They had issue -
            Sir John (VII)

VII     Sir John de Eure, of Stokesley etc ; aged 22 years at his father's inq.; Inq. p.m. 41Edw. III (1367-8); married Margaret (?) Heron; will proved at Durham, 27 May 1378 (Durham Wills, Surtees Society, i, 35); to be buried in the church of the Friars Preachers, at Newcastle-on-Tyne. They had issue -
            Robert, aged 26 at his father's inq; died s.p. (?) Inq. p.m. 11Rich II. (1387-8)
            Sir John (VIII)
            Ralph mentioned in his mother's will

VIII   Sir John de Eure, Constable of Dover Castle; died 22 Feb., 1393; mar. Isabel. They had issue
            Sir Ralph (IX)

IX       Sir Ralph de Eure, Knt of Stokesley, etc., and of Malton, ju. un.; he had licence to fortify his castle at Witton; a witness in the Scrope and Grosvenor controversy, then aged 36 and upwards; died 10 Mar., 10 Henry V (1422) Inq. p.m. same year; will 9 Sept 1422; proved Durham (Reg Langley 113b); mar. 1st Isabel dau. and heiress of Sir Adomar de Atholl, brother of David de Strabolgi, Earl of Atholl. They had issue -
            Margaret, mar. Sir John Pudsey, Knt., of Bolton; will 25 Dec 1444; proved York, 7 Jan., 1444-5; to be bur. at Beverley (Test. Ebor. ii 107)1

Mar. 2ly Katherine, 2d dau and coheiress of Sir William de Aton, Lord Vesci, who had Malton, etc, on the division of the Aton Estates. They had issue -
            Sir William (X)
            Ralph, died v.p.
            John, died v.p.
            Robert, executor of his father; mar ...
            Catherine, mar. Sir Alexander Nevile, of Thornton Bridge2
            Isabel, mar. Sir William Claxton, of Claxton; mar. 2ld, Sir John Conyers, Knt., of Ormesby
            Joan, mar. 1st Sir Thomas Surtees, Knt., of Dinsdale (Surtees Durham iii, 234); (?) mar. 2ly, Sir W. Hilton, Knt.
            Margaret, mar. Peter Buckton, Esq.

1    Canon Raine calls her dau. of Sir Wm Eure, and Matilda, dau. of Lord Fitzhugh.
2    Agreement for marriage, 9 Jan 1400-1 (Yorks. Deeds, Rec. Society XXXIX, 218)