12/1321, William born in England, heir & s/o 30422360. Eudes la Zouche & 30422361. Joan Inge.
~1324, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 1249374. Lord William de Roos & 1249375. Margery de Badlesmere.
1326, William’s father died.
9/10/1326, Licence for William de Ros of Hamelak to enfeoff Master Nicholas de Ros of the castle of Hamelak ... for the latter to regrant the same to him in tail male, with remainder to Margery his wife, and successive remainders in tail to Margaret [must have died young] his daughter and Elizabeth her sister. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
1333-34, At York, … between William la Zouche of Haryngworth [grandfather (30421150)], querent ; … for the manors of Briggewater, Heygrave, and Odcombe, … to remain to William son of Eudo la Zouche and the heirs of his body … (S) Feet of Fines, Somerset.
[––William & Elizabeth––]
1334, William, age 12, married to Elizabeth.
7/16/1334, Licence for William la Zouche of Haryngworth to enfeoff John la Zouche and William Danet of the castle of Toteneys … co. Devon … to grant the castle and the manors of Totteneys and Cornworth to William son of Eudo la Zouche and Elizabeth, daughter of William de Ros of Hamelak, … (S) CPRs. [William became William of Totneys until the death of his grandfather of the same name.]
5/16/1345, Grant to William la Zousche of Haryngworth, as a special favor because William la Zousche of Totteneys, his grandson, is going to Gascony on the king’s service in the company of Henry de Lancastre, earl of Derby, that for such time … he shall be discharged from finding men at arms … (S) CPRs.
1345, The Earl of Derby, with the Earl of Pembroke, 40 knights and squires, and 300 men-at-arms and archers, sent to defend Aguillon from an invading French force. At the castle they joined about 120 soldiers already there. The duke of Normandy began a siege. The French attempted to build a bridge over the adjoining rever Garonne, but the English delayed construction by repeated attacks on the workmen. The Duke used battering engines to cast stones into the fortress, and siege towers, higher than the walls. The English were able to destroy them with “martinets” which cast large stones. [The were plenty of stones available from the French attacks.]
8/1346, During the siege of Aguillon a major skirmish took place in front of the castle in which Philip of Burgundy, earl of Artois and Boulogne, died from wounds. King Philip VI of France ordered the duke of Normandy to end the siege of Aiguillon in order to oppose the invading English forces.
9/4/1346, The English began the year-long siege of the port of Calais.
1347, William at the siege of Calais.
8/1347, Calais fell when King Philip failed to support their siege and retreated.
9/2/1347 at Calais, Pardon … good service in Gascony and in the siege of Calais, to Matthew Kelyng of the county of Somerset … By K. and testimony of William la Zouche of Totneys. (S) CPRs.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
11/20/1348, William summoned to parliament [his grandfather living] by writ “Willelmo la Zouche de Haryngworth junior”.
4/4/1350, Bishop of Exeter … Patron, Sir William la Zouche, de Totteneys. (S) Register of John de Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, 1899, P1407.
10/27/1351, Licence for William la Zouche of Haryngworth [grandfather] to grant to William [great-grandson] son of William la Zouche of Toteneys and Agnes, his wife, in tail the manor of Briggewater. (S) CPRs.
3/11/1352, William’s grandfather died.
3/13/1352, IPM of William la Zouche of Haryngworth. … William la Zouche, son of Eudo la Zouche, aged [30, 33] years and more at Christmas last, is his heir. … Northampton: … Berughby. The manor … remainder to William, son of William la Zouche, and Agnes his wife and the heirs of their bodies … (S) CIsPM.
3/27/1352, Order to deliver to William la Zouche son of Eudo son of William la Zouche of Haryngworth the manors of Eyton and King’s Houghton … held in chief by the service of a knight’s fee. … manor of Kilpsham … (S) CCRs.
1353, IPM: On the death of William la Zouche of Haryngsworth, Kylpsham: The manor ... by service of a knight’s fee for life only, the deceased having granted it in remainder to his kinsman William, son of Eudo la Zouche, age 30, and the heirs of his body.
6/20/1354, Commission of oyer and terminer to William la Zouche, … co. Northampton … (S) CPRs.
4/28/1357, Whereas … the king has granted licence for Henry, duke of Lancaster, William la Zouche of Haryngworth, … to assign in mortmain … (S) CPRs.
12/5/1358, William la Zousche of Haryngworth, keeper of the park of Kyngesclyve. (S) CPRs.
6/3/1359, Commission of oyer and terminer to William la Zouche, … co. Northampton … (S) CPRs.
10/12/1359, Licence for William la Zouche of Haryngworth to grant the manor of Weston Yng, co. Bedford, … which Iseult late the wife of William Yng, knight, holds for life … remainder to him and Elizabeth, his wife, for life, with remainders to Thomas and Ivo, sons of the said William, … to Richard la Zouche, knight, … (S) CPRs.
1359-60, William with King Edward III on his campaign in France. William a banneret, paid 4s a day, with 11 knights, paid 2s a day, 35 esquires, paid 1 s a day, and 40 mounted archers, paid 6d a day. (S) History of the Famiyl of Wrottesley, V1, 1903, P130.
10/1359, King Edward, sailing from Sandwich to Calais with 1,100 ships, again invaded France, eventually taking Saint-Florentin and Tonnerre. Edward reached Paris, setting the suburbs on fire, before turning back to Brittany [Edward decided a siege of Paris was not feasible.]
2/6/1361, Pardon, for good service done … in the king’s last voyage in France, in the company of William le Zouche, … (S) CPRs.
10/12/1362, William going on pilgrimage to the holy land. (S) CPRs.
2/10/1367, Commission of array … William la Zouche of Haryngworth, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.
1370, On the death of his grand-step-mother Inseult; William, by 1312 settlement of his grandfather Inge [Eudes], inherited the manor of Kings Worthy.
4/10/1370, IPM of Isolda SeyntPiere. Southampton: Kyngesworthy. The manor, held for life in joint feoffment with William Inge, her late husband … She died on 3 April last. William la Zouche, lord of Haryngeworth, aged 30 years and more, son and heir of Joan la Zouche, daughter and heir of the said William Inge, is her heir. Bedford: Weston. The manor … William died without issue by Isolda, … William la Zouche, lord of Haryngworth, aged 40 years and more, is next heir of the said William, to wit, son of Joan his daughter. (S) CIsPM.
5/2/1373, Licence … for William la Zouche of Haryngworth to enclose a way, 24 perches long … leading from the manor of Weston in Ardern towards the west under his park … that he make on his own soil a like way equally convenient for wayfarers. (S) CPRs.
6/13/1373, William la Zouche of Haryngworth’, knight, the elder and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and John, bishop of Lincoln, Simon Warde, John de Holt and John de Thame, deforciants. The manor of Weston’ Inge. And after the deaths of William and Elizabeth the manor shall remain toThomas, son of William and Elizabeth. (S) Feet of Fines, Bedfordshire.
1373, William sent to France to escort the King of Navarre from Normandy to England.
10/16/1374, Inspeximus of a charter dated at Mylan,3/3/1354 … granting to William de Catilupo and his heirs free warren in all their demesne lands in England ; confirmation thereof at the request of William la Zouche of Haryngworth, ‘chivaler,’ now tenant of the said lands. (S) CPRs.
2/15/1375, Commission of peace … statutes of Winchester, Northampton and Westminster … William la Zouche of Haryngworth … Northampton. (S) CPRs.
5/16/1376, Exemplification, at the request of William la Zouche of Haryngworth, ‘chivaler,’ kinsman and one of the heirs of George de Cantilupo, … of the enrollment of the lands of the said George among John de Hasting, son of Joan de Hasting, eldest sister of the same George, and Eudo la Zuche and Millicent, his wife, the other heir [William’s great-grandparents]. (S) CPRs.
4/29/1377, Commission of array … William la Zouche of Haryngworth … Northampton. (S) CPRs.
7/13/1377, Richard II, age 10, crowned king of England.
to an inquisition shewing that William de Cantilupo, 'chivaler', held on the
day of his death the manor of Ravensthorp with its members … and that William
died [4/1375] and that John son and heir of John de Hastynges, late earl of
Pembroke, aged 4 years and more, and William la Zouche, 'chivaler,' aged 60
years and more, are kinsmen and next heirs, to wit, the former as son of John
the son of Laurence the son of John the son of John the son of Joan, one of the
sisters and heirs of Nicholas de Cantilupo, knight, and the latter as son of
Ives (30422360) the son of Willlam (30421150) the son of Ives (2500242) the
[husband] of Milicent (2500243), the other sister and heir of Nicholas.
5/6/1378, Commission to William la Zouche of Haryngworth … touching the death of Richard Hunte … co. Northampton. (S) CPRs.
7/28/1379, William licenced to found a chantry for the souls of the king and his mother. (S) CPRs.
5/16/1380, Elizabeth la Zouche, wife of William la Zouche lord of Haringworth, wrote her will. To be buried according to the will of my Lord. To my lord la Zouche a god cup … if it please my lord after my decease it remain to my daughter Elizabeth Basyng ; also book called Tristrem and Lanchelot. To Dns. Henry Hudde my Portiferium and Stalerium and other books. My daughter Majorie Wylughby a cup which I caused to be made from a cup of my lady le Roos. Margaret Wayte, Elizabeth Resgat, Dns. J. Basung. My son Thomas. Executors:- My lord la Zouche, lord de Willughby, and Henry Hudde chaplain. (S) Early Lincoln Wills, Gibbons, 1888, P91.
3/14/1381, William la Zouche, lord of Haryngworth, wrote his will. To be buried in Briteleaden Abbey. Executors :- My son and heir Wm. La Zouche, and my son Eudo canon of Lincoln. Thomas la Zouche to have Sleydon and Heselbergh for life. … John Marchant 5 marcs, … Wm. Boteler 40 marcs … (S) Early Lincoln Wills, Gibbons, 1888, P92.
3/8/1382, Commission … treasonable hostile rising of divers evildoers … to arrest, imprison and punish … also appointed commissioners of oyer and terminer … William la Zouche of Haryngworth, William la Zouche the younger, … county of Northampton. (S) CPRs.
4/23/1382, William, 2nd Lord Zouche of Harringworth, Northamptonshire died; buried at Biddlesden Abbey, Buckinghamshire. [Will proved 4/24/1382.]
4/26/1382, Writ for IPM of William la Zouche of Haryngworth, ‘chivaler’. [20 counties & London.] (S) CFRs.
By 5/1382, Elizabeth died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P924.
Children of William and Elizabeth: [4 sons, 2 daughters]
i. William la Zouche (7605590), born 1342 in England.
ii. Margery la Zouche (7605685), born ~1350 in England.