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Loretta de Saunford (la Zouche)

Also Known As: "Lora", "de Sanford", "de Saunderford"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: North Molton, Devonshire, England
Death: 1273 (58-66)
Sandford, Eden , Cumbria, England
Place of Burial: Sandford, Eden, Cumbria, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Roger La Zouche and Margaret Annora Bisset
Wife of Gilbert de Saunford
Mother of Nicholas de Saunford; Joan de Saunford and Alice de Saunford
Sister of Sir Alan la Zouche, I; Alice la Zouche; William la Zouche and Eudo Eon la Zouche, Lord of Cantelou
Half sister of William de Ashby

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About Loretta de Saunford

Loretta la Zouche   

Loretta was born about 1211 in North Melton, Devonshire, England.1 Loretta's father was Sherriff of Devonshire Roger la Zouche and her mother was Margaret de Beaumont. Her paternal grandparents were Earl of Brittany Alan la Zouche and Alice de Belmeis; her maternal grandparents were 1st Earl of Leicester Robert (Blanchmains) de Beaumont III and Pernell de Grentemesnil. She had two brothers and two sisters, named William, Alan, Eon and Alice. She was the third oldest of the five children. She had two half-brothers and two half-sisters, named Robert, Roger, Hawise and Orabella. She died after 1273.2

Gilbert de Sanford & Loretta la Zouche

They had two daughters named Alice and Joan.

Personal Details

Gilbert de Sanford

Gilbert was born in 1200 in Saunford, England.1 He died about 1249 in Sanford, Hertfordshire, England.2

Loretta la Zouche

Loretta was born about 1211 in North Melton, Devonshire, England.2 She died after 1273.3


 Alice de Sanford

Alice was born in 1231 in England.4 She died at the age of 86 on September 7th, 1317 in England.5

 Joan de Sanford

Joan was born in 1239 in Sanford, Hertfordshire, England.2 She died at the age of 39 in 1278 in Hurstmonceaux Castle, Halisham, Sussex, England.2

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Loretta de Saunford's Timeline

Hormead, Hertfordshire, England
North Molton, Devonshire, England
Age 28
Hertfordshire, , England
February 22, 1251
Age 40
Great Hormead, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, England
Age 62
Sandford, Eden , Cumbria, England
Age 62
Sandford, Eden, Cumbria, England
June 30, 1970
Age 62
June 30, 1970
Age 62
June 30, 1970
Age 62