John Lovell, 8th Baron Lovell (c.1433 - 1465)

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Nicknames: "John Lovell"
Birthplace: Thrapston, Northamptonshire, , England
Death: Died in Witney, Oxfordshire, , England
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About John Lovell, 8th Baron Lovell

John Lovel, 8th Lord (Baron) Lovel (of Titchmarsh) and 5th Lord (Baron) Holand; b. c 1433; Lancastrian in the Wars of the Roses; m. Joan, daughter of 1st Viscount Beaumont, and d. 9 Jan 1464/5. [Burke's Peerage]

BARONY OF HOLAND (V)

BARONY OF LOVEL (VIII)

John (LOVEL), LORD LOVEL and LORD HOLAND, son and heir, aged 22 and more at his father's death. He was summoned to Parliament, by writs directed Johanni Lovel, chr., from 9 October 1459 to 28 February 1462/3. In 1459 he was a trier of petitions. In December 1459 he was made master forester of Wychwood for his good services against Richard, Duke of York, and the Nevills. He and other Lancastrian lords made an effort to secure London for Henry VI in June 1460, but were defeated. Next year the victorious Edward IV took possession of Lovel's lands. He appears to have made his peace with the new King, and in April 1464 was appointed on a commission of oyer and terminer in Oxon and Berks.

He married Joan, sister [and in her issue], coheir of William, 2nd Viscount Beaumont, daughter of John (BEAUMONT), 1st VISCOUNT BEAUMONT, by Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir William. PHELIP, K.G., sometimes styled LORD BARDOLF. He died 9 January 1464/5. His widow married, 2ndly, shortly after 12 November 1465, Sir William STANLEY. She died 5 August 1466. [Complete Peerage VIII:223, XIV:454, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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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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John Lovell, 8th Baron Lovell's Timeline

1433
1433
Thrapston, Northamptonshire, , England
1454
September 1454
Age 21
Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England
September 1454
Age 21
1457
1457
Age 24
Yorkshire, , England
1458
1458
Age 25
Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, , England
1465
January 9, 1465
Age 32
Witney, Oxfordshire, , England
1466
1466
Age 32
Thrapston, Northamptonshire, England
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