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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sir John de Haudlo & Joan Fitz Nigel & Lord John Lovel & Maud Burnell

7604748.  Sir John de Haudlo & 7604749. Joan Fitz Nigel & 30422352. Lord John Lovel & 30422353. Maud Burnell

4/1271, John de Haudlo born in England, s/o §§John de Halowe & Lady Cicely ?.

11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

1283, John de Haudlo, father of John died, son John age 12.

10/25/1283, IPM of John de Halowe alias de Haudlo. Kent: Strete. The manor, including a messuage at Corundale and an aldermanry in the city of Canterbury called the aldermanry of Redegate … which Lady Cecily sometime the wife of Sir Nicholas de Haudlo now holds in dower, … by service of 2 knights' fees … Lady Cecily, mother of the said John, holds 141½a. land in dower, and 47s. 2d. rent of assize, services &c. John his son, aged 12 at Easter last, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.

1288, John Lovel born in England, heir & s/o 60844704. Lord John Lovel & 60844705. Joan de Roos.

~1290, Joan born in England, heir & d/o 15209498. Sir John Fitz Nigel.

1292, Maud born in England, d/o 60844706. Sir Philip Burnell & 60844707. Maud Fitz Alan.

6/16/1294, Maud’s father died.

[–––John de Haudlo & Joan –––]

1294, John in service of Hugh le Despenser, the elder, in Wales.

Bef. 1299, John 1st married Joan acquiring Boarstall and Oakley, Buckinghamshire.

11/1299, John, valet to Hugh le Despenser, the elder.

6/1301, John served in Scotland when King Edward attacked and removed the Scot’s ancient coronation stone from Scone, installing it at Westminster.

9/8/1301, Scots using Comyn of Badenoch’s estate as a base, attacked Lochmaben, and then menaced the main English force at Bothwell [commanded by Lord Edward]. The Scots had 240 men-at-arms and 7000 foot soldiers. (S) A History of Dumfries and Galloway, Maxwell, 2009, P82.

10/6/1305, Protection for John de Handlo going overseas with Hugh le Despenser. (S) CPRs.

11/1305, John with Hugh le Despenser, the elder, sent by the king to Pope Clement V to secure Edward’s release from the oaths he had taken to observe the charters in 1297.

1306, John de Haudlo knighted.

5/22/1306 at Westminister, John knighted with Prince Edward, Hugh le Despenser, the younger, Piers Gaveston, Roger de Mortimer and others [267 total] by King Edward I.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

3/12/1308, John appointed keeper of St. Briavels castle and keeper of the forest of Dene. (S) CFRs.

1308, John served overseas with the Earl of Surrey.

2/25/1309, Pardon to John de Handlo for acquiring in fee, without licence, the forestership of the forests of Shotovre and Stowode, co. Oxford … (S) CPRs.[Same date] Order to John de Haudlo, constable of the castle of St. Briavel’s, and keeper of the forest of Dene, to cause the trenches in the said forest to be freed from the underwood which has grown therein to the deterioration of the king's deer. (S) CFRs.

4/1309, John participated in the Dunstable tournament of 305 knights.

1309, John served overseas with Hugh le Despenser, the elder.

9/1312, Boarstall was authorized to be crenellated by John de Haudlo. [Buckinghamshire's only complete medieval fortified building.]

10/28/1312, Commitment, for a fine of 100 marks, to John de Haudlo of the wardship of the lands late of Joan de Grey. (S) CFRs.

4/10/1313, Pardon to John de Handlo, constable of the castle of St. Briavels and keeper of the forest of Dene, on account of his good service, of all manor of accounts … which he owes to the king … (S) CPRs.

5/3/1313, Protection for John de Handlo going overseas with Hugh le Despenser. (S) CPRs.

6/2/1313, John with the king in Paris where 3 of the queen’s brothers were knighted, as well as 200 others by King Philip IV of France.

10/28/1313, Commitment for 100 marks to John de Haudlo of the wardship of the lands late of Joan de Grey in Estcleydon, as above, until the full age of John, her kinsman and heir, now of the age of 15 years. (S) CFRs.

By 1314, John’s wife Joan died; John to hold her lands until his death.

[––John de Haudlo––]

1315, John taken prisoner by Edmund, Earl of Arundel at Clun, Shropshire. John was released when a fine of £4000 was raised and delivered.

1316, John served in Scotland.

9/1319, John served in Scotland with the Despensers at the unsuccessful siege of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

[––– John Lovel–––]

1302, John’s father enfeoffed him with the manor of Tychemersh. (S) IPM of John, 12/4/1310.

5/31/1304, Pardon, in consideration of his service in Scotland of John Lovel (60844704, the father) of Tichemersh, to Joan (60844705) his wife and John (30422352, the son) and William his sons, of all trespasses in forests, parks an chaces. (S) CPRs. [Pardon granted by Margaret, queen of England, the king’s consort.]

Bef. 10/1/1310, John’s father died, John age 22.

12/4/1310, IPM of John Lovel of Tychemersh. Northampton: He held no lands in the county on the day he died, but eight years ago and more he enfeoffed his eldest son John of the manor of Tychemersh, … John his son, aged 22, is his next heir. Oxford: Menstre Lovel. The manor … Wilts: Elecombe. The manor … Norfolk: Suthmere township. 3 capital messuages, 1550 acres of land, … Maud their daughter, aged 30 and more, the wife of William de la Suche, is their next heir of the lands, &c. in Dockyngg last abovesaid, as acquired in free marriage. … (S) CIsPM.

12/15/1310, Order to the escheator beyond Trent, to take the fealty of John, son and heir of John Lovel of Tychemersh (60844704), tenant in chief, and to deliver to him the lands late of his said father, except certain lands in Dockyngg, co. Norfolk, whereof the said John and Isabel sometime his wife were jointly enfeoffed in fee tail and which should remain to Maud their daughter (married Lord William la Zouch) according to the said feoffment; saving to Joan (60844705), late the wife of John, her dower. (S) CFRs.

6/16/1311, John Lovel of Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, summoned to parliament.

[––John Lovel & Maud––]

By 1311, John married Maud.

6/24/1314, John, 2nd Lord Lovel, slain at the battle of Bannockburn in Scotland. Unusual in that it lasted for 2 days. The Scots, commanded by Robert Bruce, were laying siege to Stirling castle, held by the English. As the English attacked across the brook, Robert counter-attacked along a 2000-yard front. King Edward attempted to flank the Scot’s left with archers, but they were driven back the Scot cavalry. The English front broke against the Scottish spearmen. It was the largest loss of English knights in a single day. This was the battle in which organized foot-soldiers [primarily pike men] defeated heavily armored mounted knights.

7/18/1314, Writ for IPM of John Lovel of Tychemersh. Northampton: Tychemers. The manor [extended at  £66 15s 8.5d yearly] including a fortalice, a wood called Bolax, a fishery with a boat in the Nene, and works called ‘Nithwech’ and ‘Brugeshere’ … Joan his daughter, aged 2, is his next heir. [Maud pregnant with son John.] Oxford: Munstre. The manor … Norfolk: Suthmer and Dokkyngg. Two parts of a messuage, 388a. arable, rents &c. … Dokkyngg. A capital messuage, … (S) CIsPM.


1/1315, Maud the daughter (30422353) gave oath that she would not marry without the king’s license. (S) CCRs.

1315, Maud [60844707, Maud’s mother] had made agreements with John de Haudlo and Hugh le Despenser the elder [Hugh’s daughter Aline married to Maud’s son Edward Burnell] in exchange for 4000 marks about her daughter’s marriage to John de Haudlo.

7/25/1315, Maud (the mother) had not delivered her daughter Maud as agreed for the marriage.

1315, Maud’s mother Maud being sued for non-compliance about her daughter’s marriage to John de Haudlo.

8/23/1315, Maud heir to her brother Edward Burnell, Lord Burnell; inheriting the barony of Castle Holgate, Shropshire.

9/1/1315, Order to take into the king's hand the lands late of Edward Burnel, deceased, tenant in chief. (S) CFRs.

[––– John de Haudlo & Maud –––]

Bef. 12/4/1315, Without license, John married 2nd Maud Burnell (30422353).

12/4/1315, Order to the escheator beyond Trent to take into the king's hand the lands which John de Haudlo and Maud, his wife, late the wife of John Lovel of Tychemersh, tenant in chief, hold in her dower, they having married without licence. (S) CFRs.

2/16/1316, Order to the escheator on this side Trent to deliver to John de Haudlo and Maud his wife, sister and heir of Edward Burnel, tenant in chief, the lands late of her said brother, John having done fealty. (S) CFRs.

6/20/1316, Pardon to John de Handlo for acquiring in fee, without licence, a messuage and a carcuate of land in Hedyndon, co. Oxford, … by fine of £100, (S) CPRs.

7/13/1316, Licence for John de Haudlo and Matilda his wife to grant to whomsoever they will all the manors, land and tenements held by them in chief of her inheritiance. (S) CPRs.

10/8/1316, Licence for John de Haudlo and Matilda his wife to enfeoff Hugh le Despenser the elder … of the manors of … (S) CPRs.

1/24/1317, Licence for John de Haudlo and Matilda his wife to enfeoff Hugh le Despenser the elder … of the manors of … (S) CPRs.

5/28/1317, John de Haudlo and Matilda his wife to have seisin of the manor of Rolandrith. (S) CPRs, 4/20/1342.

2/1/1319, John going to Spain with Hugh le Despenser, the younger. (S) CPRs.

2/24/1320, Protection for John de Handlo going with Hugh le Despenser, the elder, going beyond seas with the king. (S) CPRs.

5/1321, John’s estates ravaged by barons in opposition to his kinsman Hugh le Despenser, the younger, in the “Despenser War.” [John’s Buckingham estates attacked by Roger Damory.]

7/4/1321, Licence for John de Haudlo and Matilda his wife to enfeoff Robert de Haudlo, clerk, of the manor of Rollyndryght, co. Oxford … (S) CPRs.

8/1321, Hugh le Despenser and his son were exiled by the urging of the “contrariants” led by Thomas, earl of Lancaster. John accompanied the Despensers to Bordeaux. [John’s brother Robert was the Despenser’s attorney in England.]

5/1322, The Despensers recalled by Edward II.

5/18/1322, Licence for John de Haudlo, whose horses, oxen and other animals, corn and other goods had been appropriated by the contrariants, some of whom are prepared to restore … (S) CPRs.

8/5/1322, Protection for John de Haudlo, going with Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, to Scotland on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

10/14/1322, King Edward at the losing Battle of Byland, 20 miles north of York, against Robert Bruce. [This defeat compelled King Edward to recognize Scottish independence.]

12/17/1322, Protection with clause volumus until Easter for John de Haudlo going beyond the seas on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.

7/1/1323, Complaint by John de Haudlo that … [many named] Roger de Calston … entered his manors of …, co. Oxford … (S) CPRs.

11/1326, After the overthrow of Edward II by Queen Isabella and Roger de Mortimer, both Hugh le Despenser the elder and younger were captured and executed.

2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.

10/3/1327, Simple protection, for 2 years, for John de Handlo and Matilda, his wife, going beyond seas on pilgrimage. (S) CPRs.

8/8/1329, John de Sancto Amando, knight, acknowledges that he owes to, John de Handlo, knight, 1000 marks … to be levied … co. Berks … (S) CCRs.

8/11/1329, John de Handlo, knight, acknowledges that he owes to John de Sancto Amando, knight, 1000 marks … to be levied … co. Oxford … (S) CCRs.

11/3/1329, Agreement between John de Haudlo, knight, lord of Boarstall, and John de St Amand, knight, lord of Woodhay, to settle lands of John de Haudlo on Richard, his son, and his wife Isabella, and lands of John de St Amand on Amauri, his son, and his wife Joan. Each family paid 1000 marks for the marriages. (S) The Boarstall Cartulary, Salter, 1930, No. 602. [Isabel and Amauri were grandchildren of Hugh le Despenser, the elder.]

3/10/1330, Protection with clause volumus for 2 years for John de Haudlo. (S) CPRs.

1/1331, John de Haudlo, Knt., settled the reversion of the manors of Coln St. Aldwyn, Hatherop, and Wike, Gloucestershire, Chadlington Shippenhull, and Leawe, Oxfordshire, and Hadlow, Ashendon, Crundale, Ore, Trentworth (in Crundale), and Vanne (in Crundale), Kent, Kent on his son Richard and his wife, Isabel.

2/10/1331, Licence for John de Handlo and Matilda his wife to enfeoff Eustace de Eton, chaplain, … remainders to Joan, Elizabeth and Margaret, daughters of the said Matilda, for life, to John son of John Lovel, in tail male, and ultimately to the right heirs of Matilda. (S) CPRs.

2/16/1331,Commission of peace … John de Handlo } in the county of Buckingham. (S) CPRs.

10/14/1331, Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Handlo, Thomas de Louthe … co. Oxford … (S) CPRs.

10/1/1334, Association of John de Handlo, Robert de Morby … with Ralph Basset of Drayton, John de Cherleton, John de Stonore, William de Shareshull … lately appointed justices to enquire by the oath of good men of the counties of Berks and Oxford touching the persons who daily commit murders and robberies in the town of Oxford … (S) CPRs.

1336 John de Haudlo granted a house and 50 a. land in East Ham to Stratford Abbey. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Essex, V6, 1973.

5/3/1337, Appointment of Thomas de la More … to act with John de Handlo, … lately appointed … to arrest persons openly suspected in the counties of Oxford and Berks, and to hear and determine charges … (S) CPRs.

11/8/1337 at Colebrok, Hugh le Despenser, knight, [son of Hugh le Despenser, the younger] … released … the manors of Dachetter and Fulmere, co. Buckingham, and to him, John de Haudle, knights, … (S) CPRs, 11/2/1346.

6/26/1339, … fee of Muntfichet, now of Sir John de Haudlo … fee of Couele … due to John de Haudlo, now the chief lord of that fee … (S) CPRs.

By 1341, Maud died.

[––John de Haudlo––]

5/17/1341, Licence for the aliencation in mortmain by John de Haudlo to the dean and chapter of the church of St. Mary, Salisbury, … to celebrate devine service … for his good estate in life, … for the souls of Matilda, his wife, Thomas Burnel their son, and all their ancestors, Edward II and Hugh le Despenser the elder, … (S) CPRs.

11/11/1342, Appointment of John de Haudlo, William de Shareshull, … to keep the peace … Bedford and Buckingham, to make inquisitions … (S) CPRs.

8/5/1346, John, knt. of Hadlow, Ashden, … Kent, died; Nicholas his son and heir, who took the name Burnell.

8/20/1346, Writ for IPM of John de Haudlo. Essex: Borham. The manor … Little Waltham. A messuage, lands … Walkefares. The manor … Hatfeld Peverel. A plot and 20a. land … Lachyndon. Lands and tenements … He died on 5 August last. Edmund, son of Richard de Haudlo son of the said John, aged 7 years and more, is his next heir in blood. Great Holand. The manor … Esthamme and Westhamme. The manor … Hertford: … Norfolk: Billingford. The manor … Kent: Estwykham. The manor … Tremworth. The manor … Haudlo and Crundale. The manor … Vanne. The manor … Ore. The manor … Assheden. The manor … Surrey: … Southampton: Knight’s Enham. The manor … Buckingham: … Oxford: Roulandriht. The manor … Pydynton. The manor … Chadelynton. The manor … Swereford. The manor … Gloucester: Colne St. Aldwin’s. The manor … Hatherop. The manor … Wyke. The manor … Bristol. 8 messuages, 12 shops, 15 solers, 2 gardens … Somerset: … Worcester: … Stafford: … (S) CIsPM.

 (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P523. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Wiltshire, V10,  1975.

Family notes:

·         There were 4 persons named John Lovel contemporary. This John, of Titchmarsh; another John of Snotescombe, a Master John Lovel, and John Lovel of Skelton.

Children of John de Haudlo and Joan:

i. Richard de Haudlo (3802374), born ~1310 in England.

Children of John Lovel and Maud:

i. Joan Lovel, born 1312 in England.

ii. John Lovel (15211176), born 9/1314 in England.

[Born after his father died.]

Children of John de Haudlo and Maud:

i. Joan de Haudlo, born aft. 1314 in England.

Joan married Amaury, 3rd Lord de Saint Amand, s/o Lord John de Saint Amand & Margaret le Despenser. [Joan’s older half-brother Richard married to Amaury’s sister Isabel.]

5/1/1346, Order … in the counties of Salop and Stafford not to distrain John de Haudlo to find men at arms, hobelers and archers at the king's next crossing by reason of his lands in the said counties, and to release any distraint made on him, the king having discharged Mm therefrom for 160 marks which he has granted by way of gift in aid of the king's great expenses in the war between the king and his adversary of France. (S) CFRs.

ii. Elizabeth de Haudlo, born ~? in England.

5/1340, Hugh le Despenser acknowledged he owed Elizabeth, d/o John & Maud, 640 marks.

iii. Margaret de Haudlo, born 1318-25 in England.

Margaret married Sir Walter de Norwich.

1395, Margaret died. [1 daughter Margaret (d.by1362), 1 son John (d.1375), no grandchildren.]

iv. Thomas Burnell, born ? in England.

1337, Thomas married Joan, d/o Baron Thomas de Berkeley & Margaret de Mortimer. [Supposedly to end the historical conflict between the families.]

By 1339, Thomas died, his wife Joan surviving.

v. Nicholas Burnell, born ? in England.

Nicholas married Mary ?.

1357, Nicholas, by surrender and reversion, acquired the manor of Great Cheverell from his sister-in-law Joan, now wife of lord Reynold de Cobham.

1363, Nicholas heir to his aunt Aline, widow of Maud’s brother Edward.

1/1383, Nicholas died; buried at Acton Burnell, Shropshire, son Hugh his heir.

2/18/1383, Order to Robert Swynfen, escheator in the counties of Salop and Stafford and the inarch of Wales adjacent, to deliver to Hugh Burnell, knight, son and heir of Nicholas Burnell, knight, the lands late of his said father. CFRs.


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