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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Sir Edward Norreys & Frideswide Lovell

237676. Sir Edward Norreys & 237677. Frideswide Lovell    

~1465, Edward Norrys born in Berkshire, England, d/o 475352. Sir William Norreys & 475353. Jane Vere.

~1465, Frideswide born in England, coheir & d/o 475354. John, Lord Lovel and Holland & 475355. Joan Beaumont.

1470, The like to Henry Fitzhugh, knight, and Alice his wife, Francis Lovell son and heir of John Lovell, knight, and Anne Lovell his wife, ... Joan Lovell and Frideswide, sisters of the same Francis Lovell, ... (S) CPRs.

6/26/1483, Richard III succeeded Edward V as King of England.

9/13/1484, Grant of an annuity of 100 marks to Frideswide Lovell, out of the lordship of Wallingford, for life. (S) CPRs. [Her brother Frances, ‘the king’s counsellor and chamberlain’.]

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

By 1486, Edward Noreys married Frideswide.

6/16/1487, Edward fought with his father as Royalists at the battle of Stoke Field, Nottingham; where he was knighted. (S) The Knights of England, 1906. [The Yorkist army of about 8000 attacked from high ground, but were tired from forced marches and had poor armor. As a result, most of the Yorkist commanders were killed. Many of those fighting were German, Irish and Swiss mercenaries.]

1491-92, Parties to Indenture: Indentures retaining the following to serve in the king's invasion of France. Edward Noreys, knight. (S) UKNA, E 101/72/4/1100 & 110.

10/1492, King Henry’s army of 26,000 laid siege to Boulogne, and then sent 6,000 into Brittany in conjunction with Spain.

Edward of Yattenden castle, Berks died. [Likely died in France.]

(S) Genealogical Memoirs of Various Families, Tomkinson, 1904, P38. (S) Peerage of England, Collins, P344. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V4, 1924, Yattendon and Speenham.

Child of Edward and Frideswide:

i. Henry Norreys (118838), born by 1487 in England.

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