Maude /la ZOUCHE/: Birth: ABT 1290.
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<Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby (October 9, 1267 – March25, 1314) was born at North Molton, the son of Roger La Zouche andhis wife, Ela Longespee, daughter of Stephen Longespee and Emmeline deRidelsford. He received seisin of his father's lands after doinghomage on October 13, 1289. Alan was governor of Rockingham Castle andsteward of Rockingham Forest, England. Alan La Zouche died without anysons shortly before at the age of 46, and his barony fell intoabeyance among his daughters.
Alan was in Gascony with King Edward I of England in October 1288,when he was one of the hostages given by the king to Alfonso of Aragonfor the fulfillment of certain agreements. He was in Scotland in theKing's service in June of 1291. In April 1294 he had a writ ofprotection from the King when he travelled overseas with the King'sdaughter, Eleanor of Bar. He served in Gascony in 1295 and 1296, andwas present at the action around Bordeaux on March 28, 1296, when hisstandard bearer was captured by the French. In 1297 he was summonedfor service in Flanders, and attended Councils in Rochester and Londonin that year.
War against the Scots
He was summoned for service against the Scots in 1297-1313. He foughtin the Vanguard at the Battle of Falkirk on July 22, 1298. KingEdward's army at that battle consisted of 12,000 infantry, including10,000 Welsh, and 2,000 cavalry. William Wallace, the Scottish leaderaccepted battle in a withdrawn defensive position. Wallace had fewcavalry and few archers; but his solid "schiltrons" (circles) ofspearmen were almost invincible. The armoured cavalry of the Englishvanguard were hurled back with severe losses. Edward brought up hisWelsh archers in the intervals between the horsemen of the secondline, concentrating their arrows on specific points in the Scottishschiltrons. It was into these gaps that the English knights forcedtheir way, and once the Scottish order was broken the spearmen werequickly massacred. Alan was at the siege of Caerlaverock in July 1300.His part was described in Nicholas' Siege of Carlaverock:
Aleyn de la Souche tresor Signiioit ke fust brians Sa rouge baniere a besans Car bienscai ki a dependu Tresor plus ke en burce pendu
He was summoned to Edward II's coronation on January 18, 1307/08. InDecember of that year he had a protection to go on a pilgrimage toSantiago de Compostela. He was the Constable of Rockingham Castle andthe Keeper of the forests between the bridges of Oxford and Stamford.
Marriage and issue
He married Eleanor Segrave, daughter of Sir Nicholas Segrave, 1stBaron Segrave. They had the following daughters:
* Elena * Maud, married Robert de Holland, 1st Baron Holand * Elizabeth
1. ^ Richardson, Douglas; Everingham, Kimball G. Magna Carta Ancestry.pp. 176.
* The Royal Ancestry Bible Royal Ancestors of 300 Colonial AmericanFamilies by Michel L. Call (chart 27) ISBN 1-933194-22-7 * Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page * thePeerage.com>
“Alan La Zousche alias La Zuche, La Souche. Writ (missing) Wilts; Hundred of Rughebergh. Inq. 24 April, 7 Edw. II. Stupellavyntone. A moiety of a messuage, 1 carucate land, and 71s. rent were sometime given by the said Alan to John la Zouch for life, with remainder to William Forstal and his heirs and assigns for ever, rendering 14 marks yearly to the heirs of the said Alan after the death of the said John; and they are held of Henry de Waletone by service of 1/4 knight’s fee. Ellen and Maud his daughters, are his next heirs, and Maud the younger is aged 24.
Devon. Inq. 3 May, 7 Edw. II. Northmolton. The manor (extent given), held of the king in chief by serjeanty of finding an armed man with a barded horse in the king’s army for 40 days at his own charges. Heirs as above.
Northampton. Inq. 20 April, 7 Edw. II. Hals. A capital messuage, 20s rent of freemen, 3l. 8s. works of 16 customers, working daily except Saturday from the feast of St. Michael to the feast of St. Augustine the primate (primi) of the English, and 7l. 4s. works of the same customers from the feast of St. Augustine to the feast of St. Michael, 416a. arable in demesne, 30a. meadow, plots of pasture, a wind-mill, 12s from standings (stationibus) at Brackele, and 80s. from a fair and market in Brackele, and customs called ‘Waterselver’ and ‘Ripselver,’ held of the king in chief, as parcel of he honour of Winchester, by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. Heirs as above. Elna the wife of Sir Nicholas de Sancto Mauro [alias Seymor], and Maud the wife of Sir Robert de Holand, both aged 26 and more.
Sussex. Inq. 20 May, 7 Edw. II. Treve. The manor with the advowson of the chapel, 12l. yearly rent in Nutburne, and the advowson of the church of Childyngton, held for life of the gift and grant of William Poor of Swaveseye, chaplain, by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainders to William la Zouche of Richard’s Castle and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said Alan. The manor of Treve with the advowson of the chapel are held of Henry de Percy in chief by service of 5 knights’ fees, and the 12l. yearly rend in Nutburne and the advowson of the church of Childyngton are held in chief of Robert de Mouhaut, Roger de Sumery, and the heirs of Robert de Tatteshale by knight’s service. Heirs, Ellen aged 26, and Maud aged 24, as above, and a younger daughter, Elizabeth, aged 20, who has taken the garb of the nuns at Brewode.
Oxford. Inq. 13 May, 7 Edw. II. Shipton. A view of frankpledge of the tenants of Maud de Paulton receiving from them 2s. for all services, held of the king in chief, service unknown. Sibbeford Gower. Another view of frankpledge worth 8s. yearly. The said Maud holds the said manor of Sypton of Alan la Zouche by service of 1/2 knight’s fee, and he held the lordship of the same with that of the manor of Sibbeford, and the view of frankpledge of the said town, of the king in chief by service of 1 1/2 knight’s fee. Shipton. The manor was held of the said Alan for 1 knight’s fee. Sibbefore was held for 1 knight’s fee. Stoke Basset. He used to receive for the manor 10l. rent yearly, of which eight years ago he enfeoffed John de Cherletone for life, with reversion to the said Alan and his heirs. Heirs, Ellen aged 27, and Maud aged 24 and more, as above.
Hertford. Inq. 20 April, 7 Edw. II. Great Gatisdene. The manor (extent given), with the advowson of the church, held of Thomas earl of Lancaster, as of the inheritance of Alesia his wife, by service of 1 knight’s fee and a pair of gloves furred with gris (de griso) yearly at his manor of Holmere; and a messuage, 1 carucate land, and a water-mill, held of him by Richard le Chaumberleyn by service of 1/3 knight’s fee. Heirs Ellen aged 26, and Maud aged 24, as above.
Cambridge. Inq. 27 April, 7 Edw. II. Swaviseye and Fulbourne. The manors (extents given), with the advowson of the priory of Swaviseye, a meadow called Eye, and a water-mill at Newenham, held for life, of the gift of William Por of Swaviseye, chaplain, by fine levied in the king’s court, with remainders to William la Zouche of Richard’s Castle and the heirs of his body, and to the right heirs of the said Alan, of the earl of Richmond in chief by service of a pair of gilt spurs. Heirs, Ellen, Maud, and Elizabeth, as above.
Writ of certiorari de feodis, &c. 27 March, 7 Edw. II. Northampton. Inq. Tuesday the feast of St. George, 7 Edw. II. Wodeford. 1 knight’s fee held by Richard Basset. Blacolvysle. 1/2 knight’s fee held by William la Zusch of Haringworth. Farnyngho. 1 knight’s fee held by Robert del Ile. Maydeford and Atneston. 1 knight’s fee held by Robert Kynne of Maydeford. Waldegrave and Northtoft. 1/4 knight’s fee held by John son of Thomas le Lord. Haselbech. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Hugh de Scales. Haldeneby. 1 knight’s fee held by William de Nevile and William son of John de Haldeneby. Byfeld. 1/2 knight’s fee held by Simon de Vereye; and there is there a certain hospital of St. John. There is no advowson in the county.
Huntingdon. Inq. 3 May, 7 Edw. II. Sutho Wyncestre. A messuage and 2 carucates land, held by Oliver la Zousche by service of 1 knight’s fee. Dodington. 3 carucates land held by the said Oliver by service of 1/2 knight’s fee. Eynisberi. 5 virgates land held by the same by service of 1/6 knight’s fee.
Devon. Inq. 5 May, 7 Edw. II. King’s Nymet. The manor held by Geoffrey de Cornwall in chief by knight’s service. Blaketoriton. The manor held by Emery la Zuche by knights’ service. Northam. The advowson of the church.
Cambridge. Inq. 29 April, 7 Edw. II. Trempetone. A messuage, 1 carucate land, and the advowson of the church, held by John de Kaylly [alias de Cailly] by service of 1 knight’s fee. Orewell. A messuage, 2 carucates land, and the advowson of the church, held by William de Kyrkeby by service of 1 knight’s fee. Wynepol and Arnyngton. A messuage and 1 carucate land held by Warin de Bassingeburne of Wynepol by service of 1 knight’s fee.
Writ to enquire concerning the manor of Ashby la Zusche, of which no mention is made in the inquisition lately returned into the chancery, 10 June, 7 Edw. II.
Leicester. Inq. Saturday after the Assumption, 8 Edw. II. Asscheby la Zouch. The manor was held for life, by fine levied in the king’s court, excepting homage, services of all free tenants, and view of frankpledge, of which services and view the said Alan died seised in fee, of John Comyn, sometime earl of Buchan (Boughan), by service of 2 knights’ fees. The manor, excepting the services and view aforesaid, ought to remain to William la Zouch of Richard’s Castle. Heirs, Ellen aged 27, and Maud aged 24, as above. …. Leicester, Warwick, Oxford, Lincoln, Hertford, Northampton, Cambridge, and Huntingdon. Pourparty of Robert de Holand and Maud his wife. Devon and Hertford. Pourparty of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro and Ellen his wife. ‘
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