Arms of FitzHugh: Azure, three chevrons interlaced in base or a chief of the last. These arms were quartered by Queen Catherine Parr and later by the Herbert family, Earls of Pembroke, and are visible in Wilton House
Remnant of Ravensworth Castle, North Yorkshire, seat of the FitzHugh family until the 16th century

Baron FitzHugh, of Ravensworth in North Yorkshire, is an abeyant title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1321 for Sir Henry FitzHugh. The title passed through the male line until the death in 1513 of George FitzHugh, 7th Baron FitzHugh, when it became abeyant between his great-aunts Alice, Lady Fiennes and Elizabeth, Lady Parr, and to their descendants living today, listed below. The family seat was Ravensworth Castle in North Yorkshire.

Barons FitzHugh (1321)Edit

Co-heirsEdit

The current co-heirs to the barony are the descendants of Alice FitzHugh and Anne Parr, Countess of Pembroke, both daughter and granddaughter of the 5th Baron FitzHugh:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ editor, Douglas Richardson ; Kimball G. Everingham. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City, UT.: Douglas Richardson. p. 83. ISBN 9781449966348.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ The FitzHugh family inherited the manor of Wath, with many others, from their marriage to the Marmion heiress; See: Hardy Bertram McCall, Richmondshire Churches, p.144 [1]; See image [2]
  4. ^ Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), page 326, 566.

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