Hicks Family History and Genealogy or The Family of Hicks. PDF eBook English 2.35 MB. 1902. Family legend of the 14th century origins of the Hicks family name is revealed in this fascinating account of a very old family line. Sir Ellice Hicks, who fought under the Black Prince in <"xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />France, was made a Knight Banneret by King Edward III with an accompanying grant of Arms. A timeline with dates of baptisms, marriages, and burials was developed from documentation extracted from various county registers. An excellent historical resource!