Sir Hugh Bigod Justiciar of England 1026,1027
- Born: 1211, Thetford, Norfolk, England 1026,1027,1028
- Marriage (1): Joan (Joanna) de Stuteville in 1243 in Bosworth, Leicestershire, England 1025
- Died: 30 Apr 1266, Thetford, Norfolk, England at age 55 1026,1027
- Buried: Thetford Church, Thetford, Norfolk, England 1027
Noted events in his life were:
• Offices, 1258-1266. 1027,1029 On the formation of the government under the provisions of Oxford, of which his brother Roger, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, was a member, Hugh was named chief justiciar and in that capacity had the custody of the Tower of London.
In 1259-60, he went with two of the principal judges on a circuit to administer justice throughout the kingdom. He likewise was made governor of Dover Castle, but reisgned that place in 1261.
He must at this period have been very wealthy for he paid 3000 pounds for the wardship of William de Kime of Lincolnshire.
In 1260, he went with two of the principal judges on a circuit to administer justice thoughout the kingdom. He later in 1263 joined the royal party and was present on the king's side at the battle of Lewes on 14 May 1264 but fled from the battlefield.
Hugh married Joan (Joanna) de Stuteville, daughter of Nicholas Lord of Stuteville and Joan Peche, in 1243 in Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.1025 (Joan (Joanna) de Stuteville was born in 1220 in Of, Thetford, Norfolk, England 1025 and died on 30 Mar 1276 in Cottingham, Yorkshire, England 1025,1027.)