GEN-MEDIEVAL-L ArchivesArchiver > GEN-MEDIEVAL > 2002-04 > 1018147618
From: "Patricia Junkin" <>
Subject: Re: Another CP Addition: Agnes Greene, wife of William la Zouche
Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2002 21:46:58 -0500
Thank you very much for your reply.
The IPM of William la Zouche of Haryngworth, knight, 16 May 19 R II. 
Richard la Zouche, knight, holds for life the undermentioned manor by gift
of William la Zouche, father of the said William, the reversion belonging to
the said William and his heirs: Dokkyng. The manor called Souchesmaner, held
of the king in chief by service of a sixth part of a knight's fee and in
Berks. Richard la Zouche held the undermentioned lands as aboove (Norfolk
Inq.) the reversion belonging to the said William and his heirs. Nieubury.
Divers lands and tenements, held of the earl of March, services unknown.
I had placed this Richard as a brother of the William who married Agnes and
you have further confirmed this.
I also have a Eudo, son of William and Elizabeth de Ros. PRO--C 143/333/10:
William la Zouche of Harringworth to settle the manor of Barby (N'hamp.) on
himself for life, with remainder to Thomas his son and the heirs of his
body, remainder to Eudo also his son and the heirs of his body, remainder to
his own right heirs, retaining the manors of Eaton and Houghton (Bedford)
and Calstone (Wilts.), the castle of Totnes(Devon), and the manors of
Harringworth (N'hamp.), Weston in Arden, Wolvershill, and Foleshill
(Warwick), and Kilpesham (Rutland). N'hamp. Bedford. Wilts. Devon. Warwick.
Rutland. 33 EDWARD III. 
In the Writ 26 October 1399 to prove age of Ivo Harleston, son of Margaret,
a daughter and heir of Margret, wife of John de Wauton...Hugh Plowrigh and
Richard Outlawe, each 58, on that day went with master Ivo la Zouch,
chancellor of Cambridge University, to the church, and after the baptism to
the house of the friars minor to hear the preaching of holy
scripture...Thomas Caldecote, 59 and Thomas Skynnere, 70, were with Master
Ivo la Zouche then chancellor of Cambridge University, in Trinity Hall, when
Roger Harleston, the father sent his servant John Dyne to ask Zouch to be
I believe this Ivo/Eudo/Eon born ca. 1340-50 and of the right age to also
have been the brother of William who married Agnes Grene.
In the 1397 IPM of Robert de Wilughby[whose wife, Elizabeth also married a
Latimer], knight, Writ 15 August 20 R II  London. He held the
undermentioned messuage, garden and shops jointly with Ives la Souche, Henry
parson of the church of Welughby, William Michel of Fryskenay and Albin de
Enerby, who are still living, by a gift of Roger de Boys [Bois/Bosco], John
de Pishall Clerk, Elian de Byntre, Robert de Asshefeld and Henry Sergeant:
St. Giles Cripplegate. A messuage called la Baascourt with garden and 14
shops.... and with these same men, Willoughby held in Middlesex St. Giles
without Cripplegate. A garden held of Reynold Braybrok, Clerk
I have not yet ascertained that this is the same as the above mentioned
Ivo...nor the following:
Philip le Despenser and James Roos, knights, Eudo la Zouche, Richard de
Wynnewyk, and Richard de Chestrefeld, clerks, Henry Malbys, parson of the
church of Willoughby, and Thomas fitz William of Mablethorpe, to grant land
in Wispington and the advowson of the church there to the abbot
and convent of Kirkstead, retaining the manor of Wispington. Linc. 2 HENRY
>From: (Douglas Richardson)
>Subject: Re: Another CP Addition: Agnes Greene, wife of William la Zouche
>Date: Fri, Apr 5, 2002, 5:47 PM
> Dear Patricia ~
> There is an interesting article in print in Notingham Medieval Studies
> 41 (1997): 126-156, regarding Elizabeth le Despenser, 2nd wife of
> William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche (died 1396). According to an
> unsourced chart of the Zouche family on page 156, Richard la Zouche
> was this William's brother. The author probably got their information
> regarding Richard la Zouche from Baker or Bridges, two early
> Northampton antiquarians.
> As for William's other brother, Eudes la Zouche, I find he was a clerk
> who served as Canon of Lincoln and Chancellor of Cambridge College. I
> ran across a stray reference to him this past week in the interesting
> book, Anglo-Norman Letters and Petitions, by M. Dominica Legge. As I
> recall, he was called "cousin" by someone important. Unfortunately,
> I didn't right down the reference. If I think of it next time I'm at
> the library, I'll check the book again and get the reference for you.
> Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
> (Patricia Junkin) wrote in message
>> Thank you very much for this information. I am making a study of the Zouche
>> May I ask about the assignment of the date of 1385 for the death of William
>> la Zouche, father of the William who married Agnes.
>> I have an IPM William la Zouche or Souche of Haryngworth, knight Writ 26
>> April 5 R II . "He died on Wednesday the feast of St. George last.
>> William la Zouche of Bramfeld, knight age 40 years and more is his son and
>> And in the IPM of William who married Agnes...IPM William la Zouche of
>> Writ, 16 May, 19 Richard II
>> Hertford. Inq. taken at Markyate, Monday before the Nativity of St. John the
>> Baptist, 19 R II.
>> He held the undermentioned manors in fee by gift of Henry Grene and John de
>> Cransele the younger to William la Zouche, father of the said William, for
>> life and after his death to the said William and Agnes his wife and the
>> heirs of their bodies, with the remainder to the right heirs of William the
>> May I go further to inquire about your intrepretation of the following
>> Richard? Was he a son of William and Elizabeth de Ros?:
>> Norfolk. Inq. taken at Norwich 6 June 19 R II.
>> Richard la Zouche knight holds for life the undermentioned manor by gift of
>> William la Zouche, father of the said William, the reversion belonging to
>> the said William and his heirs.
>> Dokkng. The manor called Souchesmaner, held of the king in chief by service
>> of the sixth part of a knights fee.
>> Again, thank you.
>> >From: (Douglas Richardson)
>> >Subject: Another CP Addition: Agnes Greene, wife of William la Zouche
>> >Date: Sat, Mar 30, 2002, 1:48 AM
>> > Dear Newsgroup ~
>> > Complete Peerage 12 Pt. 2 (1959): 942-943 sub Zouche of Harrington
>> > identifies Agnes, wife of William la Zouche, 3rd Lord Zouche of
>> > Harringworth, as:
>> > "apparently da. of Sir Henry Green, Ch. Justice of the King's bench
>> > (1361-65), of Boughton, Drayton and Green's Norton, Northants, by
>> > Katherine, da. of Sir Simon de Frayton, of Drayton afsd."
>> > That Agnes la Zouche was indeed the daughter of Sir Henry Green is
>> > proven by the following document, an abstract of which is published in
>> > the book, Descriptive Catalogue of Derbyshire Charters, by I.H.
>> > Jeayes, published 1906, pg. 116.
>> > "No. 942. Grant from William de Bonay, Abbot, and the Convent of Dale
>> > to "their very honoured Lord," William la Zouche, "Seygneur of
>> > Toteneys et de Haryngworht," and to Dame Agnes la Zouche, his
>> > "compaygne," of participation in the priveleges, prayers, masses,
>> > etc., of the said Abbey, with requiems on their anniversaries, and on
>> > those of William la Zouche, father of the said William, who died in
>> > A.D. 1385; for Elizabeth "sa compaigne," who died on ix. Kal. Jun.;
>> > for Sire Henry de la Grene, knt., father of the above-named Agnes, who
>> > died viii Id. August; for the mother of the said Agnes, who died Prid.
>> > Id. Novembr.; for Sire William de Clynton, Earl of Huntingdon, who
>> > died ix. Kal. Sept.; and for Dame Juliana, the Countess of Huntingdon.
>> > Dat. "al Abbey del Dale," 13 Feb. 1385. Seal of arms of William
>> > la Zouche. (Add. 47495).
>> > In addition to identifying Agnes la Zouche's father, Henry de la
>> > Grene, knt., of Agnes la Zouche, this document also provides a more
>> > exact death date for William la Zouche's mother, Elizabeth (de Roos)
>> > la Zouche.
>> > A list of the colonial immigrants who descend from William and Agnes
>> > (Green) la Zouche is provided below.
>> > Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
>> > E-mail:
>> > - - - - - - -
>> > List of colonial immigrants who descend from William La Zouche, 3rd
>> > Lord Zouche of Harringworth, and his wife, Agnes Green:
>> > l. Charles Calvert.
>> > 2. Mary Launce.
>> > 3. William Poole.
>> > 4. Maria Johanna Somerset.
|Re: Another CP Addition: Agnes Greene, wife of William la Zouche by "Patricia Junkin" <>|