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Sir Gilbert Hoghton
2nd Baronet

(1591-1647)

Positions Held

Sheriff of Lancashire, 1642-43[C23]
Commissioner for sewers, 1632[C23]
Commissioner for knighthood fines, 1631-32[C23]
J.P. for Lancashire, by 1627-42[C23]
Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire, 1627-41[C23]
Commissioner for Forced Loan, Lancs., 1626[C23]
M.P. for Lancashire, 1621-22, 1626 & 1640[K1]
Steward, master forester, master of the game for Bowland and Quernmore, Lancs., 1621-47†[C23]
Master forester for Myerscough, Amounderness and Bleasdale, 1621-47†[C23]
Keeper of Myerscough Park, 1621-47†[C23]
Carver-in-ordinary 1617->37[C23]
Cupbearer to the King’s Household, 1616-17[C23]
M.P. for Clitheroe, 1614[K1]
Governor of Blackburn, 1611[C23]
Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Charles I[K5F]

Biographical

Of Houghton Tower, Lancaster.[K1]
Knighted, 1604.[K1]
Took part in the attack on Blackburn during the Civil War, but was defeated in 1643 and lost control of Houghton Tower which was partially
destroyed.[C23]
His estates were sequestered.[C23]

Place of burial: Preston[C23]


 

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