Sir Hugh Swinford Lord of Kettlethorpe and Colby, Lincolnshire 757
- Born: Cir 1340 709
- Marriage (1): Katherine de Roët Duchess of Lancaster about 1362
- Died: 13 Nov 1371, Acquitaine, France about age 31 709,710
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation. 758 Hugh was a soldier by profession - "a shrewd and terrifying fighter". He fought under the Black Prince at Poitiers and perhaps was knighted afterward. he later was tranferred to the retinue of his feudal overlord, the Duke of lancaster, to whom he owed knightly service.
• Money. 759 Although Hugh held two manors that he inherited from his father, he was impoverished. Neither of the manors were profitable.
Hugh married Katherine de Roët Duchess of Lancaster, daughter of Sir Gilles (Paon) de Roët and Unknown, about 1362. (Katherine de Roët Duchess of Lancaster was born after 1348 in Hainault,673,694 died on 10 May 1403 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England 673 and was buried in Angel Choir, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England 695.)