Sir William la Zouche, 1st Lord of Harringworth

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Sir William la Zouche, 1st Lord of Harringworth

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Birthplace: Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Death: circa March 11, 1352 (71-79)
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Eudo la Zouche, Lord of Cantelou and Milicent de Cantelou
Husband of Maud la Zouche, Baroness Zouche and Joan La Zouche
Father of Eudo la Zouche; William la Zouche; Joan Moton; John la Zouche; Roger la Zouche and 5 others
Brother of Eleanor la Zouche; Eva la Zouche, Baroness Berkeley and Elizabeth la Zouche
Half brother of Elizabeth la Zouche

Occupation: 1st Baron of Harryngworth, Sir/Lord, 1st Baron la ZOUCHE, of Haryngworth
Managed by: Erin Ishimoticha
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About Sir William la Zouche, 1st Lord of Harringworth

Primary Sources

Inquisitions Post Mortem for William la Zouche, of Haryngworth, Writ, 13 March, 26 Edward III [1352].
He died on 10, 11 or 12 March [1352]. William la Zouche, son of Eudo la Zouche, aged 30 years and more at Christmas last, is his heir.

Notes

William La Zouche, 1st Lord Zouche of Harringworth, Northants married, before 15 Feb. 1295/6, Maud, daughter of John (Lovel), 1st Lord Lovel (of Titchmarsh), being only child by his 1st wife, Isabel sister and (in her issue) heir of William de Bois (died shortly before 6 March 1312/3), of Thorpe-Arnold, co. Leicester, Weston-in-Arden afsd., & c., daughter of Arnold de Bois, of the same. She, who was said to be aged 30 and more in 1310 and by whom he had at least 10 children, died before 1346."

My research indicates that Maud Lovel, wife of William la Zouche, was living in 1313, when William and Maud had a grant of free warren in their lands of Bramcote, Bulkington, Foleshill, Rycote, Weston, and Wolvershill, Warwickshire. Maud Lovel evidently died before c.1324, when her husband, Sir William la Zouche, petitioned the king requesting grace as Edmund, Earl of Leicester [afterwards Earl of Lancaster] formerly granted to Arnold de Bois two stags and two does in certain seasons annually from the chase of Leicester, and the heirs of the said Arnold enfeoffed him with these and he was seised of them until the chase was forfeited to the king with the other lands of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster. According to the abstract of this petition copied below, the petition was written when Maud, wife of William la Zouche, was deceased.

Thus, it would appear that Maud Lovel died sometime between 1313 and c. 1324, long before 1346.

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Sir William la Zouche, 1st Lord of Harringworth's Timeline

1276
December 18, 1276
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1297
August 1297
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England.
1299
1299
Probably Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1300
1300
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1301
1301
Probably Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1303
1303
Probably Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1305
1305
Probably Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1309
1309
Probably Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
1315
1315
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
1315
Seaborough, Somerset, England