Milicent de Cantelou

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Millicent de Cantelou

Also Known As: "de Cantilupe", "Millicent de Cantelou", "Milicent Cauntelo", "Milicent Canteloupe", "Milicent Cantilupe", "Milicent Cantelupe", "Milisent de Cantilupe", "de Greene", "Millicent de Cauntelo"
Birthplace: Calne, Wiltshire, England
Death: January 07, 1299 (48-49)
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William de Cantelou, III, Baron Abergavenny and Eva de Braose
Wife of Eudo la Zouche, Lord of Cantelou and John de Montalt
Mother of Eleanor la Zouche; Eva la Zouche, Baroness Berkeley; Sir William la Zouche, 1st Lord of Harringworth and Elizabeth la Zouche
Sister of Joan de Cantelou; John de Cantilupe; Agnes de Cantilupe; George de Cantilupe; Sybilla De Pauncefoote and 2 others
Half sister of Burga Langton; Jane Langton and Sir John Langton

Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Milicent de Cantelou

Milicent la Zouche (de Cantilupe) is Queen Elizabeth II's 18th great grandmother; (through her daughter, Eleanor) and 19th great grandmother; (through her daughter, Eva)

Married 2: Millicent De CANTELUPE (b. ABT 1250, Calne, Wiltshire - d. BEF 7 Jan 1298/99) (dau. of William De Cantilupe and Eva Braose - sister and heiress of George De Cantilupe) (w. of John De Montalt) BEF 1273

Millicent de CANTILUPE (1250-1298) [Pedigree]

Daughter of Sir William de CANTELOU Baron Abergavenny (1216-1254) and Eva de BRAIOSE (-1255)

   b. ABT 1250
   r. Calne, Wilt, Eng.
   r. Harringworth, Northampton, Eng.
   d. BEF 7 Jan 1298-9

Married first Eudo (Eon) la ZOUCHE (1244-1279)


Elizabeth La ZOUCHE

Married 2: Millicent De CANTELUPE (b. ABT 1250, Calne, Wiltshire - d. BEF 7 Jan 1298/99) (dau. of William De Cantilupe and Eva Braose - sister and heiress of George De Cantilupe) (w. of John De Montalt) BEF 1273


2. Eleanor La ZOUCHE

3. Elizabeth La ZOUCHE

4. William La ZOUCHE (1º B. Zouche of Harryngworth)

5. Roger La ZOUCHE of Lubbesthorpe

6. Lucy La ZOUCHE

7. Eve La ZOUCHE

8. Joan La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1281)

9. George La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1283)

10. Eudo La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1284)

11. Emery La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1286, Winchester, Hampshire, England)

12. Phillip La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1290)

13. Thomas La ZOUCHE (b. ABT 1292)

Married second John DE MONTAULT

References: [GENSERV],[AR7]

Milicent was also called Millicent de Cantelou.

Milicent first married John de Mohaut; then she married our ancestor Eudo la Zouche, son of Roger la Zouche, Sheriff of Devonshire and Margaret UNKNOWN.

See "My Lines"

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from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

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1. William de Cantilupe, the first of this family on record, served the office of Sheriff for the counties of Warwick and Leicester in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th years of the reign of King John. In the next year he was made Governor of the castles of Hereford and Wilton, and he was subsequently Sheriff of Herefordshire. In the 11th year of the same reign, being then the king's steward, he gave 40 marks for the wardship of Egidia, Lady of Kilpeck, widow of William Fitz-Warine, and in three years afterwards, when the king was excommunicated by Pope Innocent III., he remained so faithful as to become one of the king's chief counselors. Later he was arrayed under the baronial banner, and joining in the invitation of Kong Louis of France. But within the same year he returned to the king, when he obtained grants of all the forfeited lands of Richard de Engaine and Vitalis de Engaine, two leading barons in the insurrection; and was appointed Governor of Kenilworth Castle, co. Warwick. In the reign of King Henry III. he continued attached to the cause of royalty, and acquired immense possessions in the shape of grants from the crown of forfeited lands. He died in 1238, leaving five sons as follows: ? 1. William de Cantilupe, his successor. See below

?  2. Walter de Cantilupe, a priest, employed by King Henry as his agent to the court of Rome, later Bishop of Worcester. 

? 3. John de Cantilupe, Lord Snitterfield, co. Warwick, married Margaret Mohun, daughter of John Mohun, Lord Mohun, of Dunster. They had a son, John, who d.s.p., and a daughter Eleanor Cantilupe, who married Sir Thomas West, Lord West, from which union lineally descend the Earls of Delaware and Viscounts Cantilupe. ? 4. Nicholas de Cantilupe, of Ilkeston, co. Derby. ? 5. Thomas de Cantilupe, elected Lord Chancellor of England by the barons in the 49th year of King Henry III.

 2. '''William de Cantilupe''' was also steward to the king, and a person of great power. He married Milicent Gournay, daughter of Hugh de Gournay, and widow of Almeic, Earl of Eureaux. He died in 1250. They had the following children:
  • ? 1. William de Cantilupe. See below.
  • ? 2. Thomas de Cantilupe, Bishop of Hereford, and in the 34th year of Edward I. was canonized.
  • ? 3. Julian, married Robert de Tregoz.

3. '''William de Cantilupe''' married Eve Braose, daughter and co-heiress of William de Braose, Lord of Brecknock and Abergavenny and his wife, Eve (Eva) Marshal, and in her later right became possessed of that honor. He died in his youth, leaving the following children:
  • ? 1. George de Cantilupe, who died without issue.
  • ? 2. Millicent Cantilupe, married (1) John de Montalt, and (2) Eudo le Zouche, from which latter union descended the Lords Zouche, of Haringworth.



Born: 1253, Caine, Wiltshire, England Married (1): Before 13 Dec 1273, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Died: Before 7 Jan 1298-1299, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England Other names for Milicent were Milicent CANTELOUPE, Milicent DE CANTILUPE, Millicent DE CAUNTELO and Millicent DE CAUNTELO.

Ancestral File Number: 9XQZ-5C.

General Notes: Millicent married 1st before Nov.1254 John de Montalt who poss. d. after 1265; married 2nd before 1273 Eudo de la Zouche d.1279. I J Saunders *English Baronies: a study of their origin and descent 1086-1327* Oxford, 1963) p.39f. (*Complete Peerage* VI:346).

Events: 1. Alt. Birth; 1246, Wales. 2. Alt Death; 1299. 3. Fact 1: Eventual Heiress Of Her Father Sir William DE Cantelou.

Marriage Information: Milicent married Eudo (Eon) LA ZOUCHE of Haryngworth, son of Sir Roger I LA ZOUCHE Lord of Ashby and Margaret BISET Heiress of North Tidworth, before 13 Dec 1273 in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. (Eudo (Eon) LA ZOUCHE of Haryngworth was born in 1232 in Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire, England and died before 25 Jun 1279 in Ashton Cantelou, Warwickshire, England.)

Marriage Information: Milicent also married John DE MOHAUT of Bingley, son of Roger DE MOHAUT of Castle Rising and Cecily (Cicely) D' AUBIGNY Heiress of Rising. (John DE MOHAUT of Bingley was born about 1236 in Castle Rising, Norfolk, England and died before 13 Dec 1273 in Bingley with Micklethwaite, Keighley, West Ride Yorkshire.) Vol II File 10: The Paternal Ancestry of Homer Beers James]

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Milicent de Cantelou's Timeline

Calne, Wiltshire, England
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
August 1, 1275
Ashby, Leicestershire, England
December 18, 1276
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
January 7, 1299
Age 49
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
November 19, 1934
Age 49
November 19, 1934
Age 49