2495302. Baron Richard Lovel & 2495303. Muriel Soules
~1283, Richard born in England, s/o 4990604. Sir Hugh Lovel & 4990605. Alianor ?.
~1285, Muriel born in Scotland, d/o 4990606. John de Soules & 4990607. Hawise ?.
1291, Richard heir to his father.
1305, Richard married Muriel.
1305, “Richard Lovel, who has married the daughter and heir of John de Soules, requests the king's grace concerning the manor of Old Roxburgh, which belonged to the aforesaid John.” (S) UKNA.
1305, “Richard Lovel requests that the king order his keeper of Scotland to let him have seisin of the lands and tenements in Dumfriesshire that belonged to John de Soules, which the king granted to him by his charter.” (S) UKNA.
2/24/1308 at Westminster, Edward II crowned king of England.
1308, Sir Richard Lovel of Harwick, Scotland, and castle Cary in Somerset on the Great Roll of Edward I’s knights made shortly after his death. (S) Scotland’s Historic Heraldy, McAndrew, 2006, P118.
1/4/1311, Grant to Richard Lovel, son and heir of John de Soules, and to the heirs of his body, … manor of Wynefrythe Egle … in exchange … for … manor of Old Rokesburth, which is of the inheritance of Muriel, his wife, and which he has quit-claimed to the king. (S) UKNA.
10/10/1312, Commission of oyer … Boston, co. Lincoln, … By K., on the information of Richard Lovel. (S) CPRs.
5/3/1313, Protection for Richard Lovel, going beyond seas on the king’s service [taking 3 others with him.] (S) CPRs.
2/7/1314, Grant to Richard Lovel of the manor of Bradenach, co. Devon, … the manor of Old Rokesburgh, which is of the inheritance of the wife of the said Richard Lovel, … (S) CPRs.
7/26/1314, Protection without clause, … for Richard Lovel, going beyond the seas on pilgrimage to Cologne. (S) CPRs.
1316-7, “Richard Lovel to settle the manors of Blackford, South Barrow, North Barrow, Charlton Mackerell, and Tintinhull on himself, Muriel his wife, and his heirs, retaining the manors of Castle Cary and its members.” (S) UKNA.
5/12/1317, Licence for Richard Lovel to enfeoff … manors of Southbarwe, Northbarwe and Tyntenhull, co. Somerset, held in chief, and for them to regrant the same to him and Muriel his wife … (S) CPRs.
2/3/1318, Richard Lovel to deliver the castle of Corf to Roger Damory, by writ of secret seal. (S) CPRs.
5/6/1319, Richard lovel, lord of Castle Cary, released a number fairs to the Montacute family. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
2/20/1320, Writ of aid … appointed to survey all purveyances for the king’s use in parts beyond the seas, where the king is about to go on important business … Richard Lovel and John de la Beche, knights, … (S) CPRs.
1/2/1321, Notification to the archbishop of Rouen that Richard Lovel had lawfully married Muriel daughter and heiress of John de Soules and that they had a son James, the heir of the said Muriel, and that the said James is now aged 14 years, … (S) CPRs.
1322, “Richard Lovel states that he holds the manor of Brill [Buckinghamshire] from the king …” (S) UKNA.
4/28/1326, Licence for Roger Rouhaut to enfeoff … of the manor of Aston Rouhaut, co. Oxford, held in chief as of the honor of Walingford, and for them to regrant the same to him and Eleanor, daughter of Richard Lovel, … (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327, Edward III crowned king of England.
5/28/1327, Sir Richard witnessed an indenture of John de Godelee. (S) Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Dean and Chapter of Wells, 1907, P228.
1333, Richard, lord of Castle-Cary, and patron of the priory of Stavordale, gave license to the canons to elect a prior.
1336, Richard and Muriel held Corf castle and Purbeck castle, Dorset.
9/24/1337, The manors of Brehull, Silverston taken by the king because Richard had kept money from the manors which was due the king. (S) CPRs.
By 11/18/1342, Richard’s son and heir James, married to Isabella, had died.
11/20/1348, Richard, 1st Baron Lovel, summoned to parliament by writ.
1349, Richard, with the King’s license, made a grant of a messuage, mill and other properties to Stavordale convent.
11/25/1350, Richard summoned to parliament.
1351, Richard of Wincanton, castle Kary, castle Mersh, Somerset; Winfred Egle, Dorset; died; his granddaughter Muriel Lovel, d/o his son James, his heir.
(S) Aston Rowant, A Hist. of the Co. of Oxford: V8: 1964, P16-43. (S) A Gen. and Her. Dic., Burke, 1831, P318. (S) The History of Taunton, in the County of Somerset, Toulmin, 1822, P80.
Children of Richard and Muriel:
i. Muriel Lovel, born ? in England.
Muriel married Baron Nicholas Seymour.
ii. Joan Lovel (15211175), born ~1305 in England.
iii. Eleanor Lovel (1247651), born 1307 in England.