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Saturday, October 13, 2012
G27: 121689408 Lovel-Sydenham
121689408. Lord John Lovel &
121689409. Maud de Sydenham
~1235, John born in England, s/o 243378816. John Lovel & 243378817.
Maud born in England, d/o §Sir William Sydenham. (S) Ancestry
of Chamberlin and Grant, V3, Henderson, 2000.
John married Maud acquiring the lordship of Tichmersh,
3/1/1255, Protection with clause for John Lovell, in the
service of Edward the king’s son in Gascony, so long as he be in his service
there. (S) CPRs.
1257, John's father died. 1257, John summoned against the Welsh.
4/1259, John Lovel witnessed a grant by prior Andrew and his convent
to Richard Dymars. (S) Chartulary of Winchester Cathedral, Goodman, 1927.
4/1260, Nicholas of Docking v. John Lovel. (S) Kings, Barons
and Justices, Brand, 2003, P110.
7/9/1261, John appointed sheriff of Cantebrig [Cambridge] and Huntedon
[Huntingdon]. (S) CPRs.
7/13/1261, Grant to John Lovel of 20£ a year at the exchequer.
11/8/1261, Grant to John Luvel and his heir that they may hunt
with their own dogs the hare, the fox, the badger and the cat, except in fence
month. (S) CPRs.
2/26/1262, Cambridge and Huntingdon committed to Saer de
Frevill; mandate to John Luvel to deliver the counties to him. (S) CPRs.
4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a
rebellion of young barons.
3/8/1264, John named governor of the castle Northampton, during
pleasure. (S) CPRs. [John apparently could not get custody.]
4/6/1264, King Henry attacked Northampton, capturing Simon’s 2nd
son, and John.
5/14/1264, King Henry and lord Edward, captured at the battle
of Lewes. John at the battle, fighting for the king, was also captured.
1264-65, Simon de Montfort effectively ruled England.
2/28/1265, Grant to John Lovel, in aid of his ransom after the
conflict at Lewes, that he may lease 3 of his manors which he held in chief,
Suthmere, Docking and Tychewell. (S) CPRs.
5/28/1265, Lord Edward escaped captivity.
8/4/1265, Lord Edward defeated Simon de Montfort at the battle
of Evesham, ending the barons revolt.
9/21/1265, Appointment … to take into the king’s hands the
lands of rebels … knights in the following counties … Northampton } John Lovel,
William le Brun. (S) CPRs.
10/29/1265, Comfirmation of a grant by John Lovel to Warin de
Bassingburn of the marriage of John first born son and heir of the said John.
1267-68, John Luvel, “a magnate of the lord king”, a member of
inquests into the disposition of the confiscated lands in 11 counties. (S)
Liberties and Communities, Cam, 1963, P41.
4/4/1268, John Luvel granted a Thursday market and fair at
Docking, Norfolk. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs.
11/16/1269 at London, Inspeximus … whereby William Maudut,
sometime earl of Warwick, … witnesses, Sir John Lovel, … Sir Gilbert Talebot, …
knights … (S) CChRs.
1270, Northampton. Isaac, son of Josce, a Jew, alleged that John
Lovel bought a debt of him, contrary to the assize and custom. (S) Starrs
and Jewish Charters, V2, Lincoln, 1930, P246.
5/12/1270, … Protection with clause volumus, for four years
from Easter, for Robert de Ufford, crusader, who is going with the King and
with Edward the king’s son to the Holy land. The like for the following
crusaders … John Lovel … (S) FRsHIII.
8/1270, John left with lord Edward for the 8th Crusade.
11/10/1270, The crusaders arrived in Tunis to find that French
King Louis had died, the crusader forces had been decimated by disease, and
King Charles of Sicliy, had already arranged a peace treaty with the emir of
Tunis. The French fleet returned the next day.
By 5/1271, Edward moved his forces to Acre; waiting for support
to arrive [which never came.]
9/1172, Edward, leaving soldiers to defend Acre, began his
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
By 8/1274, The crusaders returned to England.
8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.
1274, John Luvel haggling over his arrears due for 1261-1. (S)
Liberties and Communities, Cam, 1963, P39.
3/7/1281, To the keeper of the forest of Melkesham. Order to
cause John Lovel to have in that forest 10 oaks fit for timber, of the king’s
gift. (S) CCRs.
1282, 6 bucks apiece to the Bishop of Worcester and to John
Lovel. (S) Royal Forests of England, Cox, 1905, P261.
4/1284, John Lovel v. John of Newland … (S) Kings, Barons and
Justices, Brand, 2003, P311.
4/26/1286, John Luvel, the younger, acknowledges that he owes
to John Luvel, his father, 100£ yearly for life; to be levied … cos. Leicester
and Norfolk. (S) CCRs.
1286, The king sent 12 bucks to John Lovel. (S) Royal Forests
of England, Cox, 1905, P261.
By 1287, John died:. IPM: Manor of Elecumbe, co. Wilts, … held
the manor of the heirs of Roger de Quincy, formerly earl of Wynton, by service
of half a knight’s fee. John Lovel, son of the said John, is his hext heir and
is aged 30 years. … Sum of the whole extent, £17 1s. (S) Abstracts of Wiltshire
IsPM, V37, 1908, P169.
(S) Peerage of England, Collins, P335. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic
Dic., Burke, P319.
·There is also a John Lovel, s/o William Lovel,
contemporary to this John, also in Wilts, Northampton, and Essex. [The king’s
Children of John and Maud:
i. John Lovel (60844704), born 1257 in England.
ii. Isabella Lovel, born ? in England.
6/29/1321, Sir William Calthorp, son of Sir Walter [died 1289],
remitted to the abbot and convent of Crowland … manor … of Gedney … with
Isabella his lady, daughter of John Lord Lovell of Tichmarsh, entailed on
Walter, their son and heir, the lordship of Calthorp, … who married Alice,
daughter of Sir Ralph de Crophull, and niece to John Hotham, bishop of Ely.
[John Lovel held 1/5th fee in Docking of William Calthorp.] (S)
Essay Towards History of Norfolk, V3, 1769, P717.