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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
G29: 486757632 William Lovel
486757632. Baron William Lovel & 486757633.
~1160, William born in England, s/o 973515264. Baron William Lovel & 973515265. Maud ?.
9/3/1189, Richard I
succeeded King Henry II of England.
12/12/1189, King Richard departed on crusade. William Lovel
joined the 3rd crusade.
1190, William’s mother Maud gave him Minster Lovel so that he might make
provision for his wife Isabel should he not return from crusading. (S) Medieval
Miscellany, Whitehead, 1965, P199.
7/1190, The English and French armies met at Lyons; where they
learned that the German Emperor, leading his forces to the crusade, had died in
1191, The crusaders captured the city of Messina, Sicily, after
they had refused to let the English ships land.
4/1191, 24 ships sank in a storm on the way to Cyprus.
7/1191, The crusaders captured Acre. Many of the forces,
especially the Germans, returned home.
9/5/1191, The crusaders defeated Saladin at the battle of
12/1191, The crusaders arrived at Beit Nuba, 12 miles from
Jerusalem, but decided not to besiege the city.
8/1/1192, The crusaders conducted a sea assault on Jaffa, which
had been recaptured by Saladin.
9/9/1192, King Richard turned the crusader over to Henry of
Champagne, and left to return to England. [But was captured in route.]
1193-4, Most of the crusaders had returned home.
1194, King Richard, released from captivity returned to
Bef. 1196, William’s father died.
1197, William and Isabel his wife in a grant to the monks of
Thame of two mills in the town of Minster-Luvel.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
William lovel attended the coronation.
1199, King John confirmed
William Luvel de Yvery’s grant of half a mark annually to the abbey of
[–––William & Maud–––]
1206, Willelmus Luvel,
Lupellus. (S) Dict. of English Surnames, Reaney, 2013, P2000.
1207, William Luvel and his
wife Maud, mother of William Luvel, brought a suit of assize against the abbot
1210, William Luvel a tenant
by Serjeantry in Berks. (S) Red Book, Pt2, 1896, P229.
1211, William held Dockinges
by barony. (S) Genealogical History, Burke, 1866, P332.
1212, William Luvel, lord of
William died; his son and
heir John, a minor.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319. (S) Collins’s
Peerage, V7, 1812, P334.
Child of William and Isabel: i. John Lovel (243378816), born ~1195 in England. [Heir.] Child of William and Maud: i. William Lovel, born ~1200 in England.