~1250, Oliver born in England, younger s/o 243376344. Earl Alan la Zouche & 243376345. Ellen de Quincy.
~1268, Oliver married Joan.
8/10/1270, Oliver’s father died.
11/16/1272, Edward I ascended to the throne while on crusade.
1279, Oliver la Zouche a tenant of a third of Chinnor. (S) Chinnor, North Oxford Arch. Soc., 1874, P10.
1283, Oliver overlord of the manor of Eynesbury Bulkeley [by right of his mother].
1284, Oliver la Zouche held of John de Hastings the fee in Ashby and Grendon [and Chadstone]. (S) History of Northampton, V4, 1937.
1285, Thomas de Berkeley and his wife Joan and Oliver la Zouche claimed the right to have free warren in Eynesbury. (S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932, Eynesbury. [Claimed by his mother in 1279.]
1286, Oliver did service in Scotland.
1296, Oliver held the manor of Chadstone.
8/27/1296, Oliver la Zuche did homage for a third of a knight’s service for the land of Leuchars. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Ireland, 1884, P215.
Bef. 8/20/1296, Oliver’s mother died.
1297, Oliver la Zouche transferred the manor of Castle Ashby, Northamtonshire, to Chaunceaux and others. (S) Origins of the Common Law, Hogue, 1986, P223.
9/11/1297, John, Earl of Surrey, and Hugh de Cressingham [Treasurer of Scotland] were attacked and defeated by William Wallace. An estimated 6000 English slain or wounded in the loss, known as the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
10/21/1297, To Oliver la Suche. Request that he will be at Newcastle-on-Tyne on the day of St. Nicholas next with horses and arms, to set out thence with Edward, the king's son, and other subjects of the king against the Scots. (S) CPRs.
Oliver married 2nd Joan de Cobham. [1 son – John]
7/22/1298, Oliver la Zousche fought at the battle of Falkirk, under Alan la Zouche, baron of Ashby. (S) Scotland in 1298, Gough, 1888, P342. [Oliverus la Zousche, qui cim Alano la Zousche in comitiva Rogeri le Bygod.]
7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.
4/8/1299, Protection for Oliver la Zouche, going beyond seas. By K., on the information of William le Brun. (S) CPRs.
1300, Oliver served in Scotland.
7/9/1300, Siege of Caerlaverock castle in Scotland began.
1/1305, Oliver la Zouche made a statute to Bishop Walter de Langton, treasurer of King Edward I, in the amount of £2,000. (S) Transactions, American Phil. Soc., V54, P7, 1964, P30.
1305, Oliver la Zouche a Knight of the Shire for Northamtonshire in parliament. (S) Records of the Parlaiment Holden at Westminster, 1305, 1893, P113.
6/19/1305, Order to deliver to Margaret, late the wife of Edmund de Mortou Mari, tenant in chief, … the following knights’ fees … a third of Sutho, co. Huntingdon, which Oliver la Zusche holds, … (S) CCRs.
3/5/1306, Robert the Bruce had himself crowned king of Scotland. [King Edward supported another claimant.]
1306, Oliver called to service in Scotland.
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
1307-11, Oliver held court at Chynnor manor. (S) UKNA.
2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.
4/24/1314, IPM of Alan la Zousche, … Huntingdon. Sutho Wyncestre. A messuage and 2 carucates of land, held by Oliver la Zousche by service of 1 knight’s fee. (S) CIsPM.
9/28/1314, Order to deliver to Robert de Holand and Matilda (30422043) his wife, youngest daughter and co-heiress of Alan la Zusche (60844086), tenant in chief, … with the assent of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro and Ellen his wife, eldest daughter and co-heiress of the said Alan … the following of … knight’s fees, 1 knight’s fee in Sutho Wincestre, in the county of Huntyngdon, which Oliver la Zusche holds, … (S) CCRs. [Ellen and Matilda nieces of Oliver.]
2/12/1315, Order to deliver to Robert de Holand and Matilda his wife, … a third of a fee in Chynnore which Oliver la Zusche holds, … (S) CCRs.
1316, Oliver la Zouche, Request for the petitioner's rights in the manor of Tytherley [Hampshire], lately taken into the king's hands on the death of his wife Joan. (S) UKNA.
1316, Oliver died holding the manor of Eynesbury Bulkeley, and the vill of Southoe Winchester [Huntingdon.]
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P671.
Child of Oliver and Joan:
i. Joan la Zouche (30420513), born ~1270 in England.