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William la Zouche

Birthplace: Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Death: May 13, 1396 (44)
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Baron William la Zouche, 2nd Baron of Harringworth and Elizabeth de Ros, Baroness of Zouche
Husband of Elizabeth la Zouche and Agnes Zouche (Green)
Father of Eleanor Lovell; William la Zouche, KG, 4th Baron Zouche; Thomas Zouche; Hugh Zouche; Sir John Zouche, Kt., MP and 1 other
Brother of Elizabeth la Zouche; Margery/Margaret la Zouche, Baroness Willoughby; Edmond La Zouche; Thomas La Zouche and Eudo (Eon) La Zouche

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About William la Zouche, 3rd Baron of Haryngworth

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Inquisitions Post Mortem for William la Zouche of Haryngworth, knight, Writ, 16 May, 19 Richard II [1396].
William and Agnes his wife had issue: William their son and heir, Edmund and Thomas
Elizabeth [2nd] wife of the said William
He died on Saturday before St Dunstan last [13 May 1396]. William la Zouche, knight, aged 23 years and more, is his son and heir.

Apparently, another son was:

  • ZOUCHE, Sir John (d.1445), of Kirklington, Notts.
  • 2nd s. of William, 3rd Lord Zouche of Harringworth (c.1341-1396), by his 1st w. Agnes (d. by 1393), da. of Sir Henry Green, c.j. K.B; nephew of Thomas*.m. by Nov. 1399, Margaret (d. 23 May 1451), da. of Sir John Burgh (1328-93) of Swinton, Yorks., Borough Green, Cambs. and Kirklington, by Katherine (d.1409/10), da. of Sir John Dengaine† of Teversham, Cambs.; half-sis. and coh. of Thomas Burgh (d.s.p. 1411), wid. of Sir John Lowdham (d.s.p. Aug. 1390) of Lowdham, Notts., 1da. Kntd. by Dec. 1400.1
  • .... etc.
  • From: http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1386-1421/member/zouche-sir-john-1445


Sir William LA ZOUCHE 3rd Baron of Haryngworth

Born: Abt 1342, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England Married: Before 27 Oct 1351 Died: 13 May 1396, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England Buried: Before 5 Jun 1396, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England

General Notes: WILLIAM (LA ZOUCHE), LORD ZOUCHE, or LA ZOUCHE (of Haryngworth), son and heir, was said to be aged 40 and more at his father's death. His great-grandfather, the 1st Lord, had licence, 27 October 1351, to grant the manor of Bridgwater, Somerset, to this William and his wife Agnes, who together also succeeded (under a settlement) to the manors of Brafield and Little Houghton, Northants, on his said great-grndfather's death in 1352. He may have been the man who was going to Ireland with William de Windsor, February 1368/9; he had seisin of his father's lands, 20 June 1382; was accused before Parliament of inventing an accusation against the Duke of Lancaster in 1384. but was acquitted; accompanied Richard II on his only expedition into Scotland, 1385; had licence to fortify and crenellate his manor of Harringworth and to have a yearly fair and weekly market there, 8 ay 1387; and was one of those removed from Court by the victorious Lords Appellant, early in 1387/8. He married, 1stly, before 27 October 1351, Agnes, apparently daughter of Sir Henry GREEN, Chief Justice of the King's Bench (1361-65), of Boughton, Drayton and Green's Norton, Northants, by Katherine, daughter of Sir Simon DE DRAYTON, of Drayton. She was living, 2 December 1391. He married, 2ndly, apparently after 28 April 1393, Elizabeth, widow of John (DE ARUNDEL), 2nd LORD ARUNDEL (died 14 August 1390), daughter of Edward (LE DESPENSER), 1st LORD DESPENSER, by Elizabeth de jure suo jure (according to modern doctrine) BARONESS BURGHERSH, daughter and heir of Bartholomew (BURGHERSH), 2nd LORD BURGHERSH. He died 13 May 1396. Will, directing burial at Harringworth, dated at Clipsham, Rutland, 4 May 13 96, proved 4 June following at Stowe Park. His widow, who was assigned dower, 3 July 1396, died 10 or 11 April 1408. Will, directing burial in Tewkesbury Abbey, dated 4 April 1408, proved 1408 at Lambeth. [Complete Peerag e, XII/2:941-2] Maloney, Hendrick & Others - J. H. Maloney

Marriage Information: William married Agnes DE GREEN, daughter of Sir Henry DE GREEN of Drayton, Chief Justice and Catherine DE DRAYTON, before 27 Oct 1351. (Agnes DE GREEN was born about 1342 in Greene's Norton, Northamptonshire, England and died after 2 Dec 1391 in Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England.)


William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) b. circa 1342, d. 13 May 1396

William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) was born circa 1342.2 He was the son of William la Zouche, 2nd Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) and Elizabeth de Ros. He married, firstly, Agnes Green, daughter of Sir Henry Green, before 27 October 1351. He married, secondly, Elizabeth Despenser, daughter of Edward le Despenser, 1st Lord le Despenser and Elizabeth Burghersh, after 28 April 1393. He died on 13 May 1396.

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Zouche, of Haryngworth [E., 1308] on 23 April 1382.

Children of William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) and Agnes Green John la Zouche Edmund la Zouche Thomas la Zouche

Children of William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) and Elizabeth Despenser Eleanor la Zouche Hugh la Zouche William la Zouche, 4th Lord Zouche (of Haryngworth) b. c 1373, d. 3 Nov 1415

Citations G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 260. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage. BP2003 volume 3, page 4290. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 129. BP2003. [S37]

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William la Zouche, 3rd Baron of Haryngworth's Timeline

October 27, 1351
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Northamptonshire, England
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England
Of Haryngworth, England
Of, Haryngworth, Eng
Of, Haryngworth, Eng
May 13, 1396
Age 44
Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England