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Monday, May 30, 2011

Lord John Lovel & Maud Holand

7605588.  Lord John Lovel & 7605589. Maud Holand

1340, John born in England, s/o 15211176. Lord John Lovel & 15211177. Isabel ?.

1347, John age 6 ½ at the death of his father.

1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].

10/13/1348, John’s paternal great-grandmother died.

10/25/1348, IPM of Joan (60844705), late the wife of John Lovel, grandmother of John Lovel (15211176), deceased, whose heir is under age. Wilts. Elecombe and Blountesdon Gay. The manors (extent given) held in dower for her life, of the inheritance of the said John her grandson, deceased, … She died on 13 October, 22 Edward III. John Lovel, aged 8 years, son of John Lovel, knight, deceased, is her heir. (S) CIsPM.

7/2/1349, John’s stepmother died.

1356, Maud born in England, heir & d/o 15211178. Robert de Holand & 15211179. Alice de Lisle.

12/1361, John age 21 [but had not proven his age], heir to his older brother John, 4th Lord Lovel. [To some properties held for life in his name. John would inherit the rest of the properties on the death of his nephew in 1391.]

6/8/1363, To escheator in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Suthampton and Wilts. Order to cause John (7605588), brother of John (older brother) son and heir of John Lovel (15211176) tenant in chief, to have seisin of the lands which John Lovel the father held in chief, and of all other which as well he as Isabel (2nd wife of the father) who was his wife and Joan (d.1348, 60844704) wife of John Lovel grandmother of John the son held in their demesne as of fee, which he and Ralph Lovel held for life of the heritage of the said John the son, and which came into the king's hands by the deaths of John the father, Isabel, Joan and Ralph and by reason of the nonage of John the son, and are in his hand; … John son and heir of John Lovel died within age [hence never had livery of his father’s lands] in the king's wardship, that John his brother is his next heir, and at the time of his death, namely Monday after St. Thomas the Martyr in the 35th year of the reign, was within age and in the king's wardship, and that he is now of full age; and the king has taken the fealty of John the brother for all the lands aforesaid. (S) CCRs.

2/20/1366, Writ for IPM of Alina late the wife of Edward Burnel. Salop: Conedovere. The manor, … Remesleye. A toft and a carucate of land … of the inheritance of Edward Burnel, late her husband, … She died on 18 June, 37 Edward III. The reversion of the premises in Remesleye belongs to John Lovel, knight, aged 24 years and more, as next heir of the said Edward Burnel. (S) CIsPM. [Inheritance through his paternal grandmother Maud Burnel (30422353).]

1368, John, knight, in the retinue of Lionel, Duke of Clarence.

1368, Lionel left for Milan, Italy, with a retinue of 457 men and 1280 horses for a new marriage. [One member of the retinue was Jean Froissart.]

 [––John & Maud––]

By 1371, John married Maud.

By 1372, Maud’s father died.

1/24/1372, Sir John Lovell, knt., an executor of the will of Robert de Holand, knight.

3/16/1372, Maud became Lady Holand on the death of her grandfather Robert, 2nd Lord Holand.

5/3/1373, Order to escheator in the county of Northampton to deliver to John Lovel, 'chivaler,' and Maud, his wife, daughter of Robert son of Robert de Holand, ' chivaler,' and kinswoman and heir of the said Robert de Holand, who held in chief, the lands which the said Robert, Maud's grandfather, held in his demesne as of fee and to himself and the heirs of his body ; as the king has taken the homage and fealty due from John due by reason of his having offspring by Maud. (S) CFRs.

5/3/1373, Livery of her lands given to Maud, age 17, daughter of Robert son of Robert de Holand, ‘chivaler,’ and her husband John Lovell, knight. (S) CPRs, 12/8/1381.

4/16/1374, … attorneys are admitted as guardians of the king’s daughter, Philippa, … John Lovell, ‘chivaler,’ received the guardians by writ. (S) CPRs.

1374, John and Maud sued her mother and step-father for the manor of Nether Kellet, Lancashire.

12/28/1375, John, Lord Lovel of Tichmersh, summoned to parliament.

1377, John held the manor of Wardour, in the parish of Knook, Wiltshire. (S) Wiltshire Community History.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, son of the Black Prince, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

8/4/1377, Lord John Lovel summoned to the 1st parliament of Richard II.

12/1/1377, Appointment, during pleasure, of John Lovell as master of the king’s hounds, called ‘berceletz.’ Giving him licnece to expediate them. (S) CPRs.

5/14/1379, Pardon, at the supplication of John Lovel, ‘baneret,’ and William de Thorp, knight, to John le Roos, … (S) CPRs.

4/12/1380, Letters for John Lovel, knight, going on the king’s service to Ireland [in the company of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, earl of March], nominating … attorneys for 1 year. (S) CPRs.

6/28/1381, Commission to Warin de Lisle, Almaric de Sancto Amando, Thomas de Berkele, John Lovell … to arrest and imprison Simon Harwe … insurgents against the king … (S) CPRs.

11/4/1381, “Debtor: Thomas Harding of Manningtree of Essex [Tendring Hundred]. Creditor: John Lovel, knight, of Oxford, and Peter de la Mare, knight, of Herefords. Amount: £200.” (S) UKNA.

11/28/1381, Indenture … to Sir John Lovel, knight, of the custody of the king’s castle, town and park of Devyse, … at the yearly rent of £85 … under recognizance of £200. (S) CPRs.

12/8/1382, Revocation of the presentation … after inquisition … it was found that Robert de Holand, knight, was patron of the church, and Matilda, daughter of his son Robert and wife of John Lovell, knight, was his kinswoman and next heir, … (S) CPRs.

11/25/1383, Licence, at the supplication of the king’s knight, John Lovell, for … (S) CPRs.

8/23/1384, Grant by mainprise of John Lovell, … knights, … to the king’s brother Thomas de Holand, earl of kent, of the marriage of Roger son and heir of Edmund de Mortuo Mari, late earl of March, paying … 6,000 marks, … (S) CPRs. [1385, Roger would be named the heir presumptive to the crown of England of Richard II.]

4/26/1385, Commission to Thomas, earl of Kent, the king’s brother, John Lovel, … John Mautravers … (S) CPRs.

6/16/1386, John a commissioner in the Scrope and Grosvenor trial at the palace of John of Gaunt, King of Castile and Leon.

1386, John Bonevyle and Elizabeth his wife Querents; John Lovel, chevalier and Matilda his wife deforciants, the manor and Hundred of Chuyton (and lands in Sussex, Wilts and Dorset) … John and Matilda acknowledge the right of Elizabeth and quit claim for themselves and the hiers of Matilda … (S) Pedes Finium, Co. of Somerset, P203.

2/6/1387, Grant … to John Lovel of the marriages of Phillipa and Elizabeth, daughters of Guy Bryan ‘le fitz’, knight, cousins and heirs of Philip le Bryen, knight, … and minors in the king’s custody … . (S) CPRs.

1390, John joined the King’s protest letter to the Pope.

6/5/1391, Special mandate to John Lovel, … knights … doctors of law … the appeal of Margery, late the wife of William Nocolt, against Nicholas de Clifton, knight, … in a cause in the court of admiralty … touching a craft commonly called ‘Farecost.’ (S) CPRs.

6/30/1393, Pardon to … for not appearing … to answer … John Lovel, knight, of Tychemerssh and Holand, … (S) CPRs.

1393, John given license to crenellate his manor at Wardour, Wiltshire.

8/11/1394, Protection … for Thomas Lovel, going on the king’s service to Ireland in the company of John, lord Lovell. (S) CPRs.

4/28/1399, John Lovell of Tychemerssh, knight, nominating [8 persons as attorneys] going on the king’s service in Ireland. (S) CPRs.

7/4/1399, Henry Bolingbroke [1st cousin of Richard II] landed at Ravenspur; then proceeded through the Lancastrian lands in the north and took York. [Henry IV invaded while Richard II was in Ireland.]

9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England. [Richard II died a prisoner in the Tower.]

10/24/1399, Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of £200, by Thomas archbishop of Canterbury and Henry de Percy earl of Northumberland for John lord Lovell knight, that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to John Roche knight. (S) CCRs.

12/18/1399, Commission of array … John Lovell of Tychemerssh, ‘chivaler,’ John Roche, ‘chivaler,’ … Walter Hungreford, ‘chivaler,’ … county of Wilts. (S) CPRs.

6/24/1402, “…   [John Lovel of Titchmarsh], Lord Lovel; …” (S) UKNA.

5/1404, John Chetwode associated with John, Lord Lovell, as a witness to a local deed in Northants.

5/2/1404, … [Edward of York], Duke of York; [Henry Beaufort], Chancellor; [Thomas Langley], Keeper of the Privy Seal; [John Lovel], Lord Lovel; … (S) UKNA.

1405, John invested as a Knight of the Garter.

1407, William Doyle and Isabel, his wife, state that they have been ejected from the manor of Hinton in the Hedges by a Thomas Hynton, by maintenance of John, Lord Lovell, and that by the same maintenance they have been defeated in the assize of novel disseisin which they sued on this in the 4th year of the king's reign, in the name of the manors of Overbury and Netherbury. (S) UKNA.

8/26/1407, John, Lord Lovel of Tichmersh, summoned to parliament.

9/10/1408, John, Lord Lovel and Holand [as self-styled], died at Wardour.

9/11/1408, Writ for IPM of John Lovel, ‘chivaler’. (S) CFRs.[12 counties and London.]


2/16/1409, Writ for IPM of John Lovel, knight. Rutland: the manor of Great Hambleton for life … He died on 10 Sept. last. John Lovell, knight, is his son and next heir, aged 30 years and more … London: … of the inheritance of Maud … 1 mansion and 12 shops with solars above … annual value £10 … Buckingham: the manor of Broughton by Aylesbury in right of Maud his wife, … Stafford: In right of Maud his wife, daughter and heir of Robert Holand, knight, he held the manor of Yoxall in fee tail … He died on 10 Sept. last … Lincoln: … of the inheritance of Maud … the advowson of the church of St. John the Evangelist, Croxton, … Leicester: of Maud who survives him, aged 40 years and more, he held: the manor of Bagworth, … Oxford: Ducklington, the manor and advowson … Chilson, a manor … Jointly with Maud … Berkshire: jointly with Maud …  various lands, tenements, … Dorset: Jointly with Maud …  with remainder after their deaths to Robert Lovell their son and his heirs … Northampton: Jointly with Maud … 1 manor of Titchmarsh … 2 parts of another manor of Titchmarsh, … and the remaining third part of that manor for the life of Margaret, formerly wife of Henry Tycchemersh, who still lives … the manor of Hinton in the Hedges by Brackley jointly with William la Zouche of Haringworth, knight, John Lovell, junior, knight, … In right of … Maud his wife, … 1 messuage and 1 carucate … Wiltshire: Poulshot, half the manor, … Earlscourt, the reversion of the manor, of the heir of Robert Houlond of his manor of Wanborough … In right of … Maud … the manor of Wanborough, with the advowson of the chapel … Jointly with Maud … Upton Lovell, Wardour and Knighton, the manors, with the advowson of Upton Lovell … Shropshire: 1 carucate in Romsley … Norfolk: the manor of Southmere and Docking … Somerset: the manor and advowson of Sparkford … (S) CIsPM.

1408, Robert de Lathum, … Maud, widow of Sir John Lovell, Chivaler, … (S) Final Concords for Lancashire, Pt3, 1905.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

10/19/1414, Maud’s son and heir John died.

1/24/1415, Writ for IPM of John Lovell, knight. London: With the consent of Maud his mother, widow of John Lovell, knight, he used, when he came to London, a house in Paternoster Lane. It is her right and inheritance and he held nothing in London. Norfolk: He held nothing in Norfolk. He died on 19 Oct. last. William his son and heir is aged 17 years and more. … Wiltshire: … Elcombe, the reversion of the manor, which Maud widow of John Lovell, knight, his father, holds for life … Oxford: … Minster Lovell, the reversion of the manor after the death of Maud, widow of John Lovell, knight, his father. She is still living … (S) CIsPM.

3/1/1419, Maud gave to … the manor of Bagworth and Thornton co. Leycester …  and that at her request they after made grants for life to Master Thomas Colton of 100s. a year, to Joan Denselle of 100s., [multiple persons given varying grants] …  shall within 10 years be by her or her heirs transformed and erected into a house of the order of friars preachers, consisting of 13 of that order, … (S) CCRs.

9/1/1420, Maud who was wife of John late lord Lovell and Holande … Writing indented, reciting a charter sealed with her seal … [see 3/1/1419] … (S) CCRs.

5/4/1423, Maud died.

5/12/1423, Writ for IPM of Maud late the wife of John Lovell, 'chivaler'. (S) CFRs. [13 counties and London.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P524.

Family notes:

·         There are multiple John Lovel’s alive at this time including John Lovel of Heghgate, John Lovel of Herdyngton, John Lovel of Tinstall, John Lovel of Middlesex. Some of these records are possibly of those persons.

Children of John and Maud: [4 sons]

i. John Lovel (3802794), born 1372 in England.

11/1/1391, Presentation of John Pakenham, ... to the church of Loxton in the diocese of Bath and Wells, in the king’s gift by reason of the minority of John (II), son and heir of John Lovell of Tychemers, knight, tenant in chief, … (S) CPRs.

10/8/1409, John given livery of his father’s lands. (S) See 12/5/1411.

ii. William Lovel, born ? in England.

7/7/1423, Order to the escheator in the counties of Warwick and Leicester to cause William Lovell, 'chivaler,' son of John Lovell, 'chivaler,' the son of Maud late the wife of John Lovell, 'chivaler,' and kinsman and heir of Maud, to have full seisin of all the lands which the said Maud held … on the day of her death. (S) CFRs.


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