Joan de Beaumont, Baroness Lovell (c.1435 - 1466)

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Nicknames: "Joan Beaumont", "Joan Lovel", "Joan Lovell", "Joan Stanley"
Birthplace: Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
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About Joan de Beaumont, Baroness Lovell

Francis Lovell, 9th Baron Lovell, 6th Baron Holand, later 1st Viscount Lovell (1454 - after 1488) was an English nobleman. He probably knew the later King Richard III of England from a young age, and was to become his lifelong friend and staunch ally.

Francis was the son of John Lovell, 8th Baron Lovell and Joan Beaumont, daughter of John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont. When his father died, the nine-year old Francis inherited the titles of Baron Lovell and Baron Holand. He became a ward of Edward IV of England, who gave him into the charge of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick,[1] where Edward's youngest brother Richard, Duke of Gloucester also spent some time. It was there that the two young men first formed their close association.[2]


In 1466, he married Anne FitzHugh, daughter of Henry FitzHugh, 5th Baron FitzHugh. Fitz Hugh had married the Earl of Warwick's sister Alice Neville and supported Warwick's rebellion against Edward IV in 1470. As the pardon issued to Henry, Lord Fitzhugh includes Francis Lovell it can be assumed that Francis lived with his father-in-law at this time.[3] When Edward IV had re-established his rule in 1471, he granted the wardship of Francis Lovell, who was still underage, to his sister Elizabeth and her husband John de la Pole, 2nd Duke of Suffolk.[4]


Upon the death of his paternal grandmother Alice Deincourt in 1474 he inherited a large estate, including the lands of the baronies of Deincourt, Grey of Rotherfield, and the feudal barony of Bedale. He was now one of the wealthiest barons in England not holding an earldom or dukedom.[2] .....

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Lovel,_1st_Viscount_Lovel

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Joan de Beaumont, Baroness Lovell's Timeline

1435
1435
Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
1454
September 1454
Age 19
September 1454
Age 19
Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England
1457
1457
Age 22
Yorkshire, , England
1458
1458
Age 23
Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, , England
1465
1465
Age 30
1466
August 5, 1466
Age 31
Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
1466
Age 31
Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England