HORTON, Walter (b.c.1512), of Catton, Derbys. and Caloughdon, Warws.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1512, prob. 1st s. of John Horton by his w. ?Anne. m. ?Anne, da. of John Curzon of Croxhall, Derbys. suc. gd.-fa. Roger Horton of Catton 1526.1

Offices Held

?Commr. musters, Warws. 1546;2 j.p. Derbys. from c.1565.3


The sixteenth-century pedigrees of this family are confused. It is, for example, uncertain whether Anne Curzon was Horton’s wife, mother or grandmother. Possibly the Derbyshire branch of the family was connected with (and the name a variant spelling of)