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Bond 475354 & 475355

475354. Lord John Lovel & 475355. Joan Beaumont {Bond}

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~1435, John born in England, s/o 950708. William, Lord Lovel & 950709. Alice Deincourt.

1441, Joan born in England, d/o 950710. John Beaumont & 950711. Elizabeth Phelip.

8/10/1441, Grant to John, viscount Beaumont, of the keeping of all castles, manors, lordships, … which could descend to Henry son of the said viscount and son and heir of Elizabeth his wife, daughter of William Phelip, late lord Bardolf, … or to William, younger son of the said viscount and Elizabeth, or to any heir of his body, or to Joan, daughter of the said viscount and Elizabeth … (S) CPRs.

John, 8th Lord Lovel and Lord Holand.

1456, John received a grant to be Chief Forester of Whichwood, Northampton.

6/1460, John, with Lord Scales and Hundgerford, entered London in support of King Henry VI after the invasion of future King Edward IV [Yorkists]. Failing they took refuge in the Tower.

7/10/1460, John, a Lancastrian, captured the battle of Northampton. Yorkist forces numbering over 20,000 faced a smaller royal army with their backs against the river Nene. The main cause of the defeat was the defection of the royal forces on the right flank commanded by Lord Edmund Grey of Ruthin. The battle lasted less than an hour. 300 Lancastrians were killed. The King was captured.

John and Lord Hungerford escaped from their captives and rode to join the Queen at Ecceshall castle. [The Queen had departed for Wales after hearing news of the battle.]

8/20/1461, “John, Lord Lovell, Burnell and Holand, to John Adams …”. (S) UKNA.

1467, John died. (S) UKNA. [Will probated 7/30/1468.]

1468, “Lovell, Joan, wife of the late John, kt Staffs, Yorks, Berks, Oxon, Wilts, Glos, Worcs, Salop.” (S) UKNA, IPM.

Joan married 2nd Sir William Stanley.

1507, Joan, hier to her brother William, Viscount Beaumont.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, P344. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P64. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995.

Children of John and Joan:

i. Frideswide Holland (237677), born ~1470 in England.

ii. Joan Holland, born ? in England.
Joan married Sir Brain Stapleton.

iii. Francis Holland, born ? in England. [Heir.]

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