1091-92, William born in Normandy, younger s/o 1277594624. Ascelin Gouel de Perceval & 1277594625. Isabella de Bretevil.
8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.
1116, ‘Hildeburgis [grandmother of William] mater Goelli de Ibriaco [father]’ donated property to the abbey of Saint-Martin de Pontoise with the consent of ‘Goellus … uxoremque suam Isabel [mother] filiosque suos Willelmum atque Robertum’ [brother].
1119, King Louis of France, supported by Amaury de Montfort, invaded Normandy. Louis 1st burnt Ivry. (S) Henry I, Green, 2006, P153.
1119, Waleran de Beaumont became Count of Meulan on the death of his father. [Brother of Auberic.]
Aft. 1119, William’s father died. William’s brother Robert Goel restored to the castle of Ivry by King Henry I.
1121, William “Lupellus” [which means little wolf, his father was known as the wolf] succeeded his brother Robert Goel as Earl of the Norman and English estates. [This eventually became “Luvel”, and then with the 2nd son Ralph in England it became “Lovel”.] (S) Battle Abbey, Burke, 2009, P70.
9/1123, William alligned himself with his brothers-in-law Waleran, count of Meulan, Hugues de Montfort, and Hugues de Châteauneuf in favor of William Clito, s/o of Duke Robert, as the heir to Normandy.
4/1124, William defeated, with his brother-in-law Waleran, count of Meulan, near the borough of Turold against King Henry I. William, to facilitate his escape, cropped his hair – as the English forces were cut. [Others fighting on their side included Waleran’s brother Robert de Beaumont, both brothers of Auberic; and Hugh of Chateauneuf-en-Thimerais and Hugh of Montfort-sur-Risle, both married to sisters of Auberic.]
1124-25, William went to England to take possession of lands in Norfolk and Suffolk. (S) Medieval Miscellany, Whitehead, 1965, P198.
1130, William Luvel holding land in Oxfordshire, England. (S) Official Guides – Ancient Monuments, 1958, P3.
12/22/1135, Stephen crowned king of England; usurping Empress Matilda, d/o King Henry I, and starting a civil war in England and Normandy.
1137, William’s younger brother Roger le Begue captured by King Stephen at Grossoeuvre in Normandy.
1138, William, supporting Empress Maud, besieged by King Stephen, the castle eventually surrendered.
3/5/1139, ‘Willelmus Luvel de Ivreio’, lord of Breval and Ivry, was at the court of Waleral de Beaumont. (S) Beaumont Twins, Crouch, 2008, P36.
9/30/1139, Empress Matilda landing at Arundel in Sussex, invaded England [the civil war would continue for more than a decade.]
1143, Brian fitz Count kept his Christmas at Ivry.
1144, Geoffrey Plantagenet [father of future King Henry II] subjugated all of Normandy.
1145, William Louvel of Ivrey a lay surety for a charter of Geoffrey Plantagenet to Rouen. (S) Norman Frontier, Power, 2004, P393. [Others included Robert de Beaumont, William de Vernon, and Roger de Tosney – barons of the southeastern Norman marches.]
1145-53, William Luvel a witness to donations to Rievaulx abbey. (S) Rievaulx Abbey, Jamroziak, Univ. of Leeds, 2001.
1147-51, William Louvel of Ivrey custos for Geoffrey Plantagenet at Nonacourt. (S) Norman Frontier, Power, 2004, P393. [Geoffrey Plantagenet died in 1151.]
1151, William Louvel of Ivry witnessed a charter of Henry, duke of Normandy [future Henry II.] (S) Beaumont Twins, Crouch, 2008, P69. [Others witnessing include Waleran, count of Meulan, and Henry de Ferrieres.]
1152, William and his brother Roger in conflict with King Stephen.
1153, William defended his castle of Kary in Somersetshire against William de Tracy. [Waleran, count of Meulan, was captured during this period of stife, but released soon after.]
12/19/1154, Henry II succeeded King Stephen of England.
1155, William died; having witnessed the development of 2 main lordships: Anet-Breval and Ivry.
(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct, Burke, 1866, P331. (S) Historical Memoirs – Vernon, Stapleton, 1856, P29. (S) Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy, V4, Vitalis, 1856.
Children of William and ?:
i. Waleran of Yvery, born ~1113 in France.
Waleran succeeded to the Norman lands of his father.
9/1/1177, Walleran de Ivri surrendered Ivri to invading King Henry II of England. (S) CH&I.HII, Eyton, 1878, P218.
ii. Ralph Lovel (319398656), born ~1115 in France.
iii. William Lovel (973515264), born ~1125 in England.
William ancestor of the Lovels of Tichmersh & Viscount Lovel.
iv. Richard Perceval, born ~1130 in England.
Richard married d/o William II de Mohun, earl of Somerset & Goldholde ?.
1161, Richard assessed scutage of Toulouse in Somerset.
1168, Richard assessed in Somerset for aid in the married of Maud, d/o King Henry.
8/23/1170, Richard de Clare [Strongbow] landed with 200 men-at-arms and 1000 archers at Waterford, Ireland. Richard was a member of Stronbow’s retinue.
1189, Richard assessed scutage for Wales.
1190, Richard left with King Richard to crusade in the Holy Land, where he lost a leg and had to return home.
1197, Richard and Henry Luvel [son of his brother Ralph] assessed scutage for Normandy.
1201, Richard assessed aid.
1201-2, Richard died; buried in the church of Weston-in-Gordano, Somerset.
[Richard ancestor of the Earls of Egmont.]