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Biography of Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488

CONTENT

1483 Coronation of Richard III

1485 Battle of Bosworth

1486 Stafford and Lovell Rebellion

1487 Battle of Stoke Field


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

In 1456 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 was born to John Lovell 8th Baron Lovel 5th Baron Holand 1433-1463 (23) and Joan Beaumont Baroness Lovel 1435-1466 (21)

On 28 Feb 1463 John Lovell 8th Baron Lovel 5th Baron Holand 1433-1463 (30) died . On 28 Feb 1463 His son Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (7) succeeded as 9th Baron Lovel of Titchmarsh , 6th Baron Holand at around eight years of age. He became a ward of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (20) who gave his wardship to Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (35) spending his childhood at Middleham Castle, Middleham, Yorkshire with the young (future) Richard III King England 1452-1485 (10) .

Before 1466 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (9) and Anne Fitzhugh Viscountess Lovell were married (he was her second-cousin). Anne Fitzhugh Viscountess Lovell by marriage Baroness Lovel of Titchmarsh .

On 05 Aug 1466 Joan Beaumont Baroness Lovel 1435-1466 (31) died at Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire .

In 1471 the wardship of Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (15) was awarded by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (28) to his sister Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (26) .

On 10 Feb 1474 Alice Deincourt Baroness Lovel, Baroness Sudeley 1404-1474 (69) died at Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire . Her grandson Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (18) succeeded as 7th Baron Deincourt (2C 1322) , Baron Grey Rotherfield and the feudal baorny of Bedale, Yorkshire .

On 04 Jan 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) was created 1st Viscount Lovell . Anne Fitzhugh Viscountess Lovell by marriage Viscountess Lovell .

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) at Westminster Abbey . Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) by marriage Queen Consort England .See Coronation of Richard III .
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward . William Brandon 1425-1491 (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (33) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (43) , Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) , Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (59) attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (22) attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath .
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (68) refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III . History doesn't record her reason.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck 1499-1525 (10) . Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge, St John's College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire .Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535 (40) . Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window.She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets . On 29 Mar 2019 , St John's College, Cambridge , which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

After 06 Jul 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) was appointed Lord Chamberlain .

After 06 Jul 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) was appointed 221st Knight Garter: Richard III .

14 Aug 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) was appointed Chief Butler of England . Close Rolls Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485 . Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) . Westminster .Grant for life to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell (27) , knight, viscount Lovel, the king's chamberlain, of the office of Chief Butler of England , void by the death of Anthony, late earl Rivers , receiving fees of 100l yearly from the customs and prises of wines and other issues of his office, with all other profits.By p.s.

In Jul 1484 William Collingbourne, a Tudor agent, tacked up a lampooning poem to Old St Paul's Cathedral, Castle Baynard, City of London , which mentions Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (28) , whose family's heraldic symbol was a silver wolf, among the three aides to King Richard III (31) , whose emblem was a white boar:
The Catte, the Ratte and Lovell our dogge
Rulyth all Englande under a hogge.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (32) was killed during the Battle of Bosworth . His second-cousin once-removed Henry Tudor (28) succeeded as VII King England and Ireland: Tudor .
Those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (34)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29) was killed
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55) was killed
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60) was killed . His son Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) succeeded as 13th Baron Mowbray (1C 1283) , 14th Baron Segrave (1C 1295) . Elizabeth Tilney Countess Surrey 1444-1497 (40) by marriage Baroness Mowbray (1C 1283) , Baron Segrave (1C 1295) .
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) was killed
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 ,
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1492 commanded,
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.
Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495 (47)
John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (74)
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525 (17)
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59)
Richard Fitzhugh 6th Baron Fitzhugh 1457-1487 (28)
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (48)
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493 (26)
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496 (50)
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (68)
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499 (29)
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23)
Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (59)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (17)
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (42) was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (29) fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 (26) was captured.
John Babington 1423-1485 (62) , William Alington 1420-1485 (65) , Robert Mortimer 1442-1485 (43) , Robert Brackenbury -1485 , Richard Ratclyffe 1430-1485 (55) and Richard Bagot 1412-1485 (73) were killed .

Stafford and Lovell Rebellion

Around Apr 1486 the Stafford and Lovell Rebellion was an armed uprising against Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (29) .With the failure of the plot Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (30) fled to Margaret Duchess of Burgundy 1446-1503 (39) in Flanders .
On 08 Jul 1486 Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486 (60) and Thomas Stafford -1486 was executed at Tyburn, Middlesex .

Battle of Stoke Field

On 16 Jun 1487 a Lancastrian army defeated a Yorkist army at the Battle of Stoke Field ; considered by many to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Lancastrian army of Henry Tudor comprised:
John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (55)
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (19)
Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (36)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (45)
John Mordaunt 1455-1504 (31)
Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer Snape 1468-1530 (19)
William Norreys 1441-1507 (46)
Edward Norreys 1464-1487 (23) wounded
John Paston 1444-1504 (43)
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (27)
Edward Woodville Lord Scales -1488
Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (8) , knighted.
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (40) .
The Yorksists John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (25) ,Thomas Fitzgerald 1458-1487 (29) and Martin Schwartz -1487 were killed . Lambert Simnel 1477- fought and was captured. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (31) fought and escaped.

On 19 Jun 1488 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (32) was issued a safe conduct by James IV King Scotland 1473-1513 (15)

After 19 Jun 1488 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (32) died

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Lovell

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 10 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 16 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 11 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 3 Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of William "Lion" I King Scotland 1143-1214

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 5 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: John Lovell 8th Baron Lovel 5th Baron Holand 1433-1463 Great x 8 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


GrandFather: William Lovell 7th Baron Lovel 4th Baron Holand 1397-1455 Great x 8 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great GrandFather: John Lovell 6th Baron Lovel 1375-1414 Great x 7 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Lovell 5th Baron Lovel 1341-1408 Great x 6 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Lovell 3rd Baron Lovel -1347 Great x 5 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


GrandMother: Alice Deincourt Baroness Lovel, Baroness Sudeley 1404-1474 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandFather: John Deincourt 1382-1406 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: William Deincourt 2nd Baron Deincourt 1357-1381 Great x 8 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt 1301-1364 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Neville Baroness Deincourt 1358-1433 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Joan Grey 6th Baroness Grey Rotherfield Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Grey 5th Baron Grey Rotherfield 1349-1387 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Grey 3rd Baron Grey Rotherfield 1316-1375 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Burghesh Baroness Grey Rotherfield 1315-1387 Great x 5 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Mother: Joan Beaumont Baroness Lovel 1435-1466 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 5th Baron Beaumont 1380-1413 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaumont 4th Baron Beaumont 1361-1396 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 3rd Baron Beaumont 1340-1369 Great x 2 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Vere Baroness Devereux, Baroness Beaumont -1398 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Everingham Baroness Beaumont -1426


Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Everingham 1335-1369


Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Willoughby Baroness Beaumont 1384-1428 Great x 7 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1370-1409 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 4th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1349-1396 Great x 9 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margery Zouche Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1339-1391 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Lucy Strange Baroness Willoughby Eresby Great x 6 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Strange 5th Baron Strange Knockin 1326-1382 Great x 8 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Aline Fitzalan Baroness Strange Knockin Great x 5 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


GrandMother: Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483 Great Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352 Great x 5 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy 1303-1365 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 2 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son of Edward II King England 1284-1327


Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403


Great x 3 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380