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~1245, Eudes born in England, s/o 243376344. Earl Alan la Zouche & 243376345. Ellen de Quincy.
~1250, Milicent born in England, d/o 5000486. William de Cantelowe & 5000487. Eve de Braose.
Eudes acquired Barnard’s manor after forfeit of Robert de Champayne during the Baron’s war. Eudes sold the manor back to Robert after his pardon.
10/17/1263, Eudo la Suche [one of many] to come to the king at Wyndesor with the horses and arms … (S) CPRs.
Eudo married Milicent.
1/4/1272, Milisanda the wife of Eudo la Zuche, of full age, co-heir of a two-thirds of Bridgewater as heir to her brother George de Cantelowe. (S) CIsPM, V2.
3/3/1274, “John de Hastyngges (Hastings) … land in Rothwell and Ham … that were Cantilupe's …, the lands having been granted to the Zouches during Hastyngges's minority … George de Cantelou (Cantilupe); Jon (Eudo) de Susche (Zouche); Milicent [de Susche (Zouche)], …” (S) UKNA. [… commanding … to cause Eudo la Zuche and Millicent his wife to have full seisin of fees assigned by the king as the pourparty of Millicent out of the knights’ fee late of the said George … (S) CPRs.]
11/16/1275, Granto to Eudo la Zuche and Millicent [his wife], that they shall have the [forteitures] in their ports so long as the king and his heirs receive the custom granted to him … on wolls, wool-fells and hides exported from England, Ireland, and Wales. (S) CPRs.
5/1/1277, Protection with clause volumus, until 1 August, for Eudo la Zuche, going to Wales on the king’s service. (S) CPRs.
6/15/1278, … whom Eudo la Zuche and Millicent his wife have nominated in court as their attorneys in Ireland for one year … (S) CPRs.
1278-9, John Engain vs. Eudo la Zuche and Milesenta his wife of the advowson of Wykhambrok church. (S) Feet of Fines, Suffolk.
1279, Eudes of Harringworth, Northamptionshire died.
1280, Milicent, widow of Eudes la Zouche, claimed dower of part of the manor of Syston, Leicesterhsire held by Ralph de Neville and Euphemia de Clavering (60845649). [Euphemia d/o 121691298. Robert Fitz Roger & 121691299. Margery la Zouche. Syston was a part of the inheritance of Margery’s mother Ellen de Quincy.]
1280, Roger de Mortuomari and Milisent, who was the wife of Eudo de la Zuche, were summoned to show by what warrant they claimed a market in Milverton, Somerset. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
Milicent married 2nd Sir John de Montalt.
5/25/1280, Letters [for attorneys] for Millicent de Monte Alto, for two years in Ireland. (S) CPRs.
4/14/1282, Simple protection for two years for Millicent de Monte Alto in Ireland [Millicent staying in England]. (S) CPRs.
1282, Milisent the widow of Eudo la Zuche sued John de Gatacre, …, and others, for the service owing to her for the knights' fees they held of George de Cantilupe her brother, whose heir she is. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, 1885.
7/13/1290, Protection with clause volumus for three years for Millicent de Monte Alto staying in England. (S) CPRs.
1293, John died in Sulgrave, England.
2/27/1293, Milicente “de Monte Alto” granted a market and fair at Bulwick, Northamptonshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
Milisent de Montealto, in her widowhood, enfeoffing Richard la Zouche, son of Sir William la Zouche in her manor of Lubesthorp, rendering therefore to her and her heirs, on June 29 annually, a chaplet of roses to be placed on the head of the image of St. Peter in the church of Lubesthorp in her name. Witnesses : Roger la Zouche, Alan la Zouche, Robert …, knights, … (S) Manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Rutland, V4. 1905.
2/15/1296, Licence … to enfeoff Millicent de Monte Alto, tenant in chief … then to William la Zusche and Matilda his wife, … (S) CPRs.
5/11/1296, Protection with clause volumus in Ireland for three years for Millicent de Monte Alto staying in England. (S) CPRs.
10/28/1298, Protection with clause volumus in Ireland for three years for Millicent de Monte Alto staying in England. (S) CPRs.
1299, Milicent de Monte Alto names William la Soche, her son, aged 21 on 18 Dec, her next heir.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P635.
·Confirmation by William de Cantilupe to the chapel in his court of Eyton, … Endorsed: Eytona com. Bedf. nunc Eton. It appears that Cantilupe had Eyton and it was settled on Millecent, married to Ive Zouche. (S) UKNA.
·5/16/1376, Exemplification at the request of William la Zouch of Haryngworth, ‘chivaler,’ kinsman and one of the heirs of George de Cantilupo, … of the enrolment of the partition of the lands of the said George among John de Hasting, son of Joan de Hasting, eldest sister fo the same George, and Eudo la Zuche and Millicent, his wife, the other heir. (S) CPRs.
Children of Eudes and Milicent:
i. Elizabeth la Zouche (1250121), born ~1275 in England.
ii. William la Zouche (30421150), born 12/18/1277 in England.
iii. Eve la Zouche (1249355), born ~1278 in England.
iv. Lucy de la Zouche (4221721), born by 1280 in Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England.