Sunday, December 5, 2010

G20: 950708

950708. Lord William Lovel & 950709. Alesia Deincourt

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1399, William born in England, s/o 3802794. John Lovel & 3802795. Eleanor la Zouche.

1405, Alice born in England, d/o 1901418. Lord John Deincourt & 1901419. Joan Gray.

5/11/1406, Alesia’s father died.

5/1/1407, Licence, for 20 marks paid in the hanaper by Joan Deyncourt, daughter and heiress of Robert Grey of Rotherfeld, ‘chivaler,’, deceased, for her to enfeoff Alesia late the wife of William de Eyncourt, ‘chivaler,’, … of the manor of Duston, co. Northampton, held in chief, … with successive remainder to William Deyncourt her son … Alesia and Margaret his sisters … (S) CPRs.

9/10/1408, John's father died.

12/6/1408, Alesia’s mother died, her brother William the heir.

1414, William heir to his brother John.

1415, William one of the “lances” at the battle of Agincourt with the Duke of Gloucester.

1417, William retained to serve the King Henry V with 6 men at arms, and archers in the wars in France; and before the end of the year to serve at sea with 2 men at arms and 4 archers.

Alice 1st married Ralf Boteler, Lord Sudley.

1422, William served again in the wars in France.

8/31/1422, Henry V died in France at the siege of Meaux.

1422-3, “Divers Counties: D'Eyncourt lands: Extent of the possessions of Alice and Margaret, co-heiresses of William, Lord D'Eyncourt.” [William their brother.]

1423, William, age 24, took livery of his lands after doing homage to Henry VI [age 1]; inherited by descent of John, Lord Lovel his father, and Maud, heir & d/o Robert de Holland, his grandmother.

2/14/1424, William on a commission of oyer and terminer with Warwick, Stafford, and knights William Ferrers of Groby, Ralph Cromwell, … county of Warwick. (S) CPRs.

1424, William, 7th Lord Lovel, married Alice.

1426-1456, William summoned to parliament.

11/6/1429, Henry VI crowned king of England.

1429, William retained to serve the King Henry VI with 29 men at arms, and 80 archers in France.

9/24/1432, Lands of Alice late the wife of William Deyncourt, knight, the elder, who held in dower and otherwise for life after the death of the said William of the inheritance of Alice wife of William Lovell knight and Margaret wife of Ralph Cromwell, knight, the sisters and heirs of William Deyncourt knight the son and heir of John Deyncourt knight the brother and heir of Ralph Deyncourt the son and heir of the said William Deyncourt knight the elder. (S) CFRs.

2/26/1434, William de Lovell, knight, William le Zouche, knight … Commission … to treat with the important persons in the county for a considerable loan to the king … Northampton. (S) CPRs.

3/28/1436, “Joan Gage … to William [Lovel] Lord of Lovell and Holand, …”. (S) UKNA.

1437-38, “William, Lord Lovell of Holand to William West: Grant, …”. (S) UKNA.

10/14/1440, John Thorp of Elyngton, … for not appearing before … late justicies of the Bench, to answer William Lovell, knight, touching a plea of trespass against him … Northampton. (S) CPRs.

3/15/1442, Licence for William, bishop of Lincoln, … to grant to Ralph Cromwell, knight, and Margaret his wife, William Lovell, knight, and Alesia his wife a messuage, garden, … to hold to them and the heirs of Margaret and Alesia by the services due … (S) CPRs.

6/25/1442, William and wife Alice, Ralph and wife Margaret [sister of Alice], and 4 others found a chantry for the souls of “Alice [Alice’s grandmother] late the wife of William Deyncourt, knight, John Deyncourt, knight, and Joan his wife [Alice’s parents] …” (S) CPRs.

11/1442, Alice and her sister Margaret coheirs of their cousin Robert Deincourt.

1447, In consideration of his services “in foreign parts”, and by reason of infirmity, William given a special exemption from attending parliament.

12/12/1447, Licence, for 10£. Paid … for John, archbishop of Canterbury, William, bishop of Lincoln, Hunphrey, duke of Buckingham, William, marquis and earl of Suffolk, William Lovell, knight, Ralph Cromwell, knight, … to found a gild in the parish church of Thame of themselves and others; … (S) CPRs.

1451, William made Constable of the castle of Wallingford on the death of the Duke of Suffolk.

4/16/1452, Commission de kidellis to … William Lovell, knight, lord of Lovell, … (S) CPRs.

6/25/1452, “Letter of attorney by John Talbot, Viscount de Lisle, William, lord of Lovell, …”. (S) UKNA.

Alice Deincourt coheir to her brother William, Lord Deincourt.

6/13/1456, William died.

1456, Alice heir to her sister Margaret, wife of Ralph, Lord Cromwell.

1456, “Alice, widow of William, Lord Lovell v Robert Echard, clerk: Entitlement to certain estates in Nottinghamshire …”. (S) UKNA.

7/28/1459, King Henry VI to Alice Lovell, late the wife of William Lovell, knt., Lady Deyncourt, daughter and heir of John Deyncourt, knt. and her heirs and assigns, grant of a fair at Woodburn, Buckinghamshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.

3/1460, Alice, Lady Lovel, dismissed as governess of Prince Edward of Lancaster as he was “committed to the rule and teaching of men.” (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P238.

Bef. 1/8/1463, Alice married Ralph Boteller, Lord Sudeley, s/o 1901514. Thomas le Boteler & 1901515. Alice Beauchamp.

2/10/1473, Alice died.

(S) Perrage of England, Collins, 1812, P342. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P525, P795. (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls.

Family notes:
• ~1440, William started construction on Minster Lovell manor.

Children of William and Alice: [4 sons]

i. John Lovel (475354), born ~1435 in England.

ii. William, Lord Lovel de Morley, born ? in England.
William married Eleanor Morley, heir & d/o Robert, Lord Morley.

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