~1195, John born in England, s/o 486757632. Baron William Lovel.
5/27/1199, John succeeded King Richard I of England.
Aft. 1212, John, a minor, succeeded his father; given in wardship to Lord Alan Basset of Mursdewall and Wycombee, Surrey.
10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.
1220, John Lovel summoned to march against the Welsh.
1224, John Lovel appointed sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon.
9/15/1226, To the sheriff of Oxfordshire. John Luvel, chief pledge of William de Rumilly, has made fine with the king, for himself and the other pledges. (S) FRsHIII.
10/5/1229, John Luvel, who holds 1 knight’s fee, 25 m. for passage and scutage. (S) FRsHIII.
12/15/1232, The men of Docking give 2 m. for having a pone against John Luvel concerning customs etc. Order to the sheriff of Norfolk. (S) FRsHIII.
[–––John & Alvia–––]
1234, John married Alvia Basset (486756801), and assumed the Bassett coat of arms except for the colors. (S) Wiltshire Notes and Queries, 1905. [Alvia widow of Richard Talbot (486756800).]
1238, John summoned to answer him men of Dochinges on complaint of having taken illegal fines of them.
10/11/1240, The king has taken the homage of Fulk Basset, dean of York , for the lands which Gilbert Basset, his brother, held of the king in chief and which fall to him by hereditary right. Because Fulk has given the king surety for rendering his relief by John Luvel and Gilbert de Sanford. (S) FRsHIII.
11/24/1250, John Luvel granted a Friday market and fair at Docking, Norfolk; and free warren in his demesne lands in the manors of Docking and Sudmer, Norfolk, and Ellecumbe, Wilts. (S) CChRs.
1252, John died.
12/23/1252, IPM of John Luvel alias Lovel. John, his son, aged 30, is his heir. Norfolk: Docking, Sumere and Tychewell towns, 1 knight's fee held of the king in chief. Oxford: Mynistre manor, held of the earl of Leycestre by service of ½ knight's fee; and 3½a. of assart held of the king in chief by 21½d. rent. (S) CIsPM.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Dic., Burke, P319. (S) Collin’s Peerage, V7, 1812, P335. (S) Bassets of High Wycombe, Stewart-Parker, King’s College, Thesis, 2013.
Child of John and ?:
i. John Lovel (121689408), born 1222 in England.