1222, John born in England, s/o 243378816. John Lovel.
~1236, Maud born in England, d/o §§Sir William Sydenham. (S) Ancestry of Chamberlin and Grant, V3, Henderson, 2000.
1252, John’s father died.
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.
[––John & Maud––]
By 1255, John married Maud acquiring the lordship of Tichmersh, Northamptonshire.
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.
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.
6/29/1263, The Manor of Isleworth hosted a gathering of Earl Simon de Montfort’s rebellious noblemen who held a conference with the King that sowed the seeds for England’s first true Parliament.
3/8/1264, John named governor of the castle Northampton, during pleasure. (S) CPRs. [John apparently could not get custody.]
5/14/1264, John at the battle of Lewes, fighting for the king, was captured.
5/14/1264, Lord Edward (I) and his father King Henry III captured by Montfort at the battle of Lewes, Sussex, “at the Mill of the Hide”. An estimated 2700 died. Lord Edward and his knights penetrated the center of Montfort’s army, but was flanked on both sides by armored calvary.
1264-65, Earl 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 [I] defeated Montfort’s army at the battle of Evesham, Worcester, ending the Baron’s Revolt and freeing his father, who was wounded. Montfort and 2 of his sons were killed.
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.
5/12/1270, … Protection with clause volumus, for 4 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.
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.
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 journey home.
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.
10/24/1281, John Lovel a pledge for Hugh de Dodingseles fined for taking stags. (S) CFRs.
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.
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.
9/27/1287, Writ for IPM of John Lovel. Oxford: Mynistre. The manor … John Lovel, knight, aged 32, is his next heir. Wilts: Elecumbe. The manor … John Lovel, his son, aged 30 … Northampton: Tichemers. The manor … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Peerage of England, Collins, P335. (S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319.
· A contemporary is John Lovel ‘son of William Lovel’, a king’s knight.
Children of John and Maud:
i. John Lovel (60844704), born 1256 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.