'Acton06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Acton of Acton (Northumberland), Acton of Hazon, Acton of Newcastle, Acton of Whittington

The following Richard is "assumed to be the second son of Hugh de Morwick II., who died before 1442".
Richard de Aketon or Morwyc possibly father of ....
1. Sir Nicholas de Aketon of Acton (a 1242) possibly father of ...
  A. Richard de Aketon (a 1269, 1297) possibly father of ...
  i. Henry de Aketon (a 1312, 1320)
  a. Nicholas de Aketon (a 1315, 1347, comptroller of Berwick)
  ii. Richard de Acton of Whittington (a 1307, d before 17.05.1342, bailiff of Newcastle)
m. Maud
  a. Nicholas de Acton of Newcastle & Whittington (dsp before 17.05.1342, MP)
  m. Alice de Carhol (dau of Thomas de Carhol)
  b. Sir Richard de Acton of Newcastle & Whittington (d before 17.05.1342)
  m. Matilda Emeldon (dau/coheir of Richard de Emeldon)
  (1) Elizabeth Acton
  m. (c23.09.1334) Roger de Widdrington
  c. Matilda de Acton (b c1310, a 1323)
m. Sir Alexander de Halton
  iii. William Acton (a 1336, 1351, MP)
  William is not named in our Main Source but is identified in HoP ("Laurence Acton of Newcastle (d 1410)") as grandfather of that Laurence.
  a. Sir William de Acton, Mayor of Newcastle (a 1355, 1375, MP)
  m. Mary Musgrave (dau of Thomas Musgrave)
  (1) Adam de Acton
  m. (1342) Agnes Fossar (dau of Thomas Fossar of Thockrington)
(2) Katherine Acton (dsp)
  m. Roger (probaby not Sir John) Widdrington
  b. Lawrence de Acton of Newcastle & Hazon (a 1372, 1380, MP)
  The following is supported by 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 5, John Crawford Hodgson, 1899, 'Acton, Thirkeld and St. Quinton of Hazon', p467), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5 & 1612, 'Vaughan of Sutton') and was initially included within a section of AZmisc03 from 08.05.19.
  m. Elizabeth Sturmyn (dau/heir of Sir William, Sturmyn, m2. William Kingsman)
(1) Lawrence de Acton of Hazon, Mayor of Newcastle (d 1410, MP)
  Hodgson (vol 7, p369) shows 2 generations of Lawrences between the Lawrence who m. Elizabeth Sturmyn and the heiress Eleanor. Hodgson (vol 5, p467) and Foster show just one.
  m. Matilda
  (A) Eleanor Acton (a 1498)
  m1. Sir Ralph Percy (d Hedgeley 1464, son of Henry, 2nd Earl of Northumberland)
  m2. John Carlyle (a 1480, d before 1498)
  (i) Johanna Carlyle (b c1170, a 1498)
  m. Christopher Thirkeld (son of Sir Lancelot of Warkworth, Sheirff of Northumberland)
  c.+ other issue
  B. Roger de Aketon (a 1279, monk)

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 7, John Crawford Hodgson, 1904, 'Acton of Acton', p368+) with support as reported above
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