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Deincourt, Baron (E, 1299 - 1485)

 

Creation: writ summ. 6 Feb 1299

 

Extinct: attainted 7 Nov 1485

 

Family name: Deincourt later Lovel

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Arms:

Azure a Fess indented between ten Billets Or four in chief and six in base

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Edmund [Deincourt], 1st Baron Deincourt

son and heir of Sir John Deincourt, of Blankney and Branston, co. Lincoln, Holmesfield and Elmton, co. Derby, Granby, co. Nottingham, Duddington, co. Northampton, etc., by his wife Agnes de Neville, dau. of Sir Geoffrey de Neville, of Raby Castle, co. Durham

born

mar.

Isabel de Mohun, dau. of Sir Reynold de Mohum, of Dunster, co. Somerset, by his second wife Lady Isabel de Ferrers, 2nd dau. by his first wife of William [de Ferrers], 5th Earl of Derby

children

1. John Deincourt (dvp.), mar., and had issue:

1a. Edmund Deincourt (dvp. bef. 1327), mar., and had issue:

1b. Isabel Deincourt

2a. William Deincourt, later 2nd Baron Deincourt

3a. John Deincourt

2. William Deincourt (dvp. and sp. at the Battle of Stirling 23 Jun 1314)

1. Margaret Deincourt (dvp. bef. 25 Mar 1317), mar. bef. 1303 Robert [de Willoughby], 1st Baron Willoughby de Eresby, and had issue

2. Joan Deincourt, mar. 1302 Sir Philip de Draycott (dvp. 1308), 1st son and heir app. of Sir Richard de Draycott, of Painsley, by his wife Lettice de Beke, dau. of Robert de Beke, of Tene, and had issue

died

6 Jun 1326/7

created

by writ 6 Feb 1298/9 Baron Deincourt

suc. by

grandson

note

signed the Barons' letter to the Pope 1300/1

 

William [Deincourt], 2nd Baron Deincourt

born

c. 1300

mar.

bef. 26 Mar 1326 Milicent la Zouche (d. 22 Jun 1379), 1st dau. of William [la Zouche], 1st Baron Zouche of Haryngworth, by his wife Maud Lovel, only dau. by his first wife of John [Lovel], 1st Baron Lovel

children

1. Sir William Deincourt (dvp. bef. 2 Jun 1364). mar. Margaret de Welles, 1st dau. of Adam [de Welles], 3rd Baron Welles, by his wife Margaret Bardolf, dau. of Thomas [Bardolf], 2nd Baron Bardolf, and had issue:

1a. William Deincourt, later 3rd Baron Deincourt

1. Margaret Deincourt (d. 2 Apr 1380), mar. (1) bef. 1348 Robert [Tybotot], 3rd Baron Tybotot, and (2) bef. 14 Nov 1373 John Cheyne, and had issue by her first husband

died

2 Jun 1364

suc. by

grandson

note

a commander at the Battle of Neville's Cross 1346; principal warder of the King of France 1359-60

 

William [Deincourt], 3rd Baron Deincourt

born

26 Dec 1357

mar.

Alice de Nevill (d. 20 Jun 1433), 1st dau. of John [de Nevill], 3rd Baron Nevill, by his first wife Maud de Percy, 1st dau. of Henry [de Percy], 2nd Baron Percy

children

1. Ralph Deincourt, later 4th Baron Deincourt

2. John Deincourt, later 5th Baron Deincourt

1. Elizabeth Deincourt, mar. Sir William de Clinton (dvp. 25 Oct 1383), 1st son and heir ap. of John [de Clinton], 3rd Baron Clinton, by his first wife Idonea de Say, 1st dau. and cohrss. in her issue of Geoffrey [de Say], 2nd Baron Say, and had issue

died

15/16 Oct 1381

suc. by

son

 

Ralph [Deincourt], 4th Baron Deincourt

born

24 Jun 1380

died

s.p. 7 Nov 1384

suc. by

brother

 

John [Deincourt], 5th Baron Deincourt

born

28 Feb 1381/2

mar.

bef 17 Feb 1400/1 Joan Grey, suo jure Baroness Grey of Rotherfield, only dau. and hrss. of Robert [Grey], 4th Baron Grey of Rotherfield, by his first wife Joan

children

1. William Deincourt, later 6th Baron Deincourt and 6th Baron Grey of Rotherfield

1. Alice Deincourt, later suo jure Baroness Deincourt and Grey of Rotherfield

2. Margaret Deincourt (b. 21 Sep 1405; dsp. 16 Sep 1454; bur. in Tattershall Collegiate Church, Lincs.), mar. bef. 3 Nov 1423 Ralph [de Cromwell], 3rd Baron Cromwell

died

11 May 1406

suc. by

son

 

William [Deincourt], 6th Baron Deincourt and 6th Baron Grey of Rotherfield

born

c. 1403

mar.

3 Jan 1417/8 as her first husband Elizabeth Beaumont (mar. (2) after 15 Jul 1427 Sir Richard Hastings, of Newton Harcourt, co. Leicester, Allerston, co. York, etc. (dsp. 10 Sep 1436), and (3) Sir Thomas Nevill, of Brancepeth, co. Durham, Chief Steward of the Bishop of Durham (d. 22 Feb 1457/8), yr. brother of Ralph [Nevill], 2nd Earl of Westmorland; dsp. 20 or 27 Jul 1447), 1st dau. of Henry [Beaumont], 5th Baron Beaumont, by his wife Elizabeth Willoughby, 1st dau. of William [Willoughby], 5th Baron Willoughby de Eresby

died

s.p 5 Sep 1422

suc. by

sister

note

he inherited the Barony of Grey of Rotherfield from his mother on 20 Nov 1408; on his death in 1422 the Baronies of Deincourt and Grey of Rotherfield fell into abeyance between his two sisters until 16 Sep 1454, when on the death of his youngest sister, Margaret, Lady Cromwell, the two baronies were called out of abeyance in favour of his oldest sister, Alice, Lady Lovel.

 

Alice Deincourt, suo jure Baroness Deincourt and Baroness Grey of Rotherfield

born

25 Feb 1403/4

mar. (1)

bef. 3 Nov 1423 William [Lovel], 7th Baron Lovel and 4th Baron Holand

children by first husband

1. John [Lovel], 8th Baron Lovel and 5th Baron Holand (b. c. 1433; d. 9 Jan 1464/5), mar. Joan Beaumont (mar. (2) shortly after 12 Nov 1465 Sir William Stanley; d. 5 Aug 1466), only dau. of John [Beaumont], 1st Viscount Beaumont, by his first wife Elizabeth Phelip, dau. and sole hrss. of Sir William Phelip KG, of Dennington, co. Suffolk, and Erpingham, co. Norfolk, and had issue:

1a. Francis Lovel, later 9th Baron Lovel and 6th Baron Holand later 7th Baron Deincourt and 7th Baron Grey of Rotherfield later 1st Viscount Lovel

1a. Joane Lovel, mar. Sir Brian Stapleton, of Carlton, co. York, and had issue

2a. Frideswide Lovel, mar. Sir Edward Norris, of Yattendon, co, Berkshire, and had issue:

1b. John Norris, Esquire of the Body (dsp. legit. before 1536), mar. Elizabeth Bray, sister of Edmund [Bray], 1st Baron Bray(e), and dau. of John Bray, of Eaton Bray, co. Bedford

2b. Sir Henry Norris, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, Groom of the Stool, etc. (attainted and beheaded 17 May 1536 on a charge of adultery with Queen Anne Boleyn), mar. Hon Mary Fiennes, only dau. of Thomas [Fiennes], 8th Baron Dacre, by his wife Anne Bourchier, dau. of Sir Humphrey Bourchier, by his wife Elizabeth Tilney, de jure suo jure Baroness Thorpe, only dau. and sole hrss. of Sir Frederick Tilney, of Ashwellthorpe, co. Norfolk, and had issue:

1c. Henry [Norris], 1st Baron Norris

2c. Edward Norris (b. 1524; dvp. 16 Jul 1529)

1c. Mary Norris (b. 1526; d. 1570), mar. (1) Sir George Carew (d. in the sinking of the Mary Rose 1545), and (2) 1546 Sir Arthur Champernowne MP, of Dartington Hall, co. Devon, Vice-Admiral of West of England (b. 1524; d. 29 Mar 1578), 2nd son of Sir Philip Champernowne, of Modbury, co. Devon, and had issue

2. William Lovel, jure uxoris Baron Morley and de jure Baron Marshal (d. 23 Jul 1476), mar. 1 Jan 1464/5 his second half-cousin Eleanor Morley, suo jure Baroness Morley and de jure suo jure Baroness Marshal, only dau. of Robert [Morley], 6th Baron Morley and de jure 7th Baron Marshal, by his wife Elizabeth de Ros, dau. of William [de Ros], 6th Baron Ros, by his wife Margaret Fitzalan, only dau. of John [Fitzalan or Arundel], 2nd Baron Arundel, by his wife Elizabeth le Despencer, 2nd dau. of Edward [le Despencer], 2nd and de jure 3rd and 4th Baron le Despencer, and had issue

3. Robert Lovel (dsp.)

4. William Lovel

mar. (2)

after 8 Jan 1462/3 as his second wife Ralph [Boteler], 7th and 1st Baron Sudeley

died

10 Feb 1473/4

suc. by

grandson

 

Frances [Lovel], 9th Baron Lovel and 6th Baron Holand, 8th Baron Deincourt and 8th Baron Grey of Rotherfield, later 1st Viscount Lovel, KG

born

c. 1455

mar.

bef. 14 Feb 1465/6 Anne FitzHugh (dsp. after 15 Dec 1489), 2nd dau. of Henry [FitzHugh], 5th Baron FitzHugh, by his wife Lady Alice Nevill, 3rd dau. of Sir Richard Nevill, jure uxoris 5th Earl of Salisbury, by his wife Lady Alice Montacute, suo jure Countess of Salisbury, only child and sole hrss. by his first wife of Thomas [Montacute], 4th Earl of Salisbury

died

s.p. 16 Jun 1487 at the Battle of Stoke

created

4 Jan 1482/3 Viscount Lovel

note

joined the Corpus Christi Guild at York 1473; on the death of his grandmother in 1474 he inherited the Baronies of Deincourt and Grey of Rotherfield; knighted 1480;  Chief Butler of Ireland 1483; Knight of the Garter 1483; Chamberlain of the Household, Chief Butler of England, Constable of Wallingford Castle, and Privy Councillor 1483;  fought at the Battle of Bosworth 1485 on the side of King Richard III \and was subsequently attainted in the same year; escaped to Yorkshire and nearly captured King Henry VII in 1486;  took refuge in Flanders with Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, sister of King Edward IV, and was sent in 1487 to Ireland by the Duchess to assist Lambert Simnel; he crossed over to England and fought at the Battle of Stoke, where it is thought he was killed; attainted for a second time in 1495. 

 

All his title were forfeited following his attainder in 1485.

 

First written 19 May 2021

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