Sir Hugh LOWTHER III

about 1304–after 1367 (Age 63)
Lowther Castle, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hugh

When Sir Hugh LOWTHER III was born about 1304, in Lowther Castle, Westmorland, England, his father, Sir Hugh LOWTHER II, was 17 and his mother, Lady Margaret De LUCY, was 34. He had at least 5 sons with Margaret WHALE. He died after 1367, in Lowther Castle, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Sir Hugh LOWTHER III
1304–1367
Margaret WHALE
1275–1371
Sir Hugh LOWTHER IV
1326–1385
Joan Lowther
John Lowther
Robert Lowther
Thomas Lowther

Spouse and Children

children

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    Joan Lowther

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    John Lowther

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    Robert Lowther

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    Thomas Lowther

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1315 · Famine Strikes Europe

Age 11

A famine caused by cold winters and wet summers across Europe caused millions to die due to starvation. Desperation from hunger caused high levels of crime, stampedes in bread lines in London, infanticide, and even cannibalism throughout Europe.
1328 · First War of Scottish Independence

Age 24

The First War of Scottish Independence began after England invaded Scotland in 1296. The Treaty of Edinburgh was signed in 1328 which declared peace between the two kingdoms and brought the war to an end.
1337 · The Hundred Years' War

Age 33

The Hundred Years' War between France and England was largely due to the question of legitimate succession to the French crown.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria, so called from the river on which it stands. The place name is of obscure etymology, perhaps of ancient Welsh origin ( compare Lauder ), or from Old Norse lauðr ‘froth’, ‘foam’ + á ‘river’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • CURWEN, Sir William (d.1403), of Workington, Cumb. HOP.
  • Duncan II, King of Scotland descent to Matthias Corwin married Margaret Shatswell with references to allied families of Lucy, Lowther, Croft, Huddleston, Pennington, Whale
  • Royal Ancestry Bible - Ancestral lineage of Malcom II, King of Scotland and descent to Corwin and allied families of Pennington, Lowther, Strickland, Huddleston, Whale, DeLucy,FitzWilliam

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