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Richard Lovel 1st Baron Lovel of Castle Cary
(Abt 1276-1351)
Muriel de Soulis
(-1318)
James Lovel
(-1342)
Elizabeth
(-Between 1349/1351)
Muriel Lovel
(Bef 1332-Bef 1361)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Nicholas de Saint-Maur 3rd Baron Saint-Maur

Muriel Lovel

  • Born: Bef 5 Feb 1332 1
  • Marriage (1): Nicholas de Saint-Maur 3rd Baron Saint-Maur
  • Died: Bef 1361

  General Notes:

He [Nicholas de St. Maur or Seymour] married Muriel, daughter of James LOVEL, and granddaughter and heir of Richard (LOVEL), 1st LORD LOVEL of Castle Cary (died 1350/1), and so, according to modern theory, dejure suojure BARONESS LOVEL,who, besides Castle Cary and other extensive property in Somerset and Dorset, brought him lands in Scotland. She is said (1361) to have died "long since." He died 8 August 1361.

[Complete Peerage XI:359-60, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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Muriel Lovel, granddaughter and heir, being only daughter and surviving child of James Lovel and Elizabeth or Isabel his wife abovenamed. On the death of her grandfather, or on the death of her brother [Richard who presumably died young] if he survived their grandfather, she became, according to modern doctrine, BARONESS LOVEL. She was aged 19 in 1351, and then wife of Nicholas St. Maur or Seymour, who was summoned v.f. to Parliament, 15 Nov 1351. With this Barony the Barony of Lovel descended. See St. Maur.

[Complete Peerage VIII:207]

  Events

Inquisition: Post mortem, 5 Feb 1351. 1 665. RICHARD LOVEL or RICHARD LOVEL, knight.

Writ, 5 February, 25 Edward III. MIDDLESEX. Inq. taken at Stanes, Friday, 17 February, 25 Edward III.

Stanes. A messuage, 60a. land, 10a. meadow and 40s. rent demised by the deceased to Andrew de Gildeford for life at a yearly rent of 100s.; the reversion belongs to the heir of the deceased, who held them of the abbot of Westminster by fealty and service of 20s. yearly.

He died on 31 January last. Muriel, now wife of Nicholas Seymor, aged 19 years and more, is his kinswoman and heir.

Writ, 5 February, 25 Edward III. DORSET. Inq. taken at Maydene Nyweton, 14 February [18 February in enrolment], 25 Edward III.

Wynfryd Egle. The manor (extent given) held of the king in chief by service of a fourth part of a knight's fee.

Date of death as above. Muriel, daughter of James Lovel, son and heir of the said Richard, long since married to Nicholas de Seymor, aged 19 [18] years and more, is his heir.

SOMERSET. Inq. taken at Cary, 10 February [14 February in enrolment], 25 Edward III.

Castelcary. The manor (extent given), including two parks with deer called the 'Hompark' and 'Almesfordes park' and 29d. yearly at St. Peter's Chains for 'Petres panes.'

Merssh. The manor (extent given).

Southbarewe. A messuage and garden, 120a. land, 5a. meadow, a common pasture, 10a. [5a.] wood and 10s. rent.

Northbarewe. A messuage and garden, 120a. land, 8a. meadow, a several pasture called Stebwode, 6a. wood and 10s. rent.

Brokton. A messuage and garden, 360a. land, 10a. meadow and 5a. wood.

All held of the king in chief by service of two and a half knights' fees.

Stoke by Galampton. 120a. land held of the lord of Horsynton by knight's service.

Blakeford. A messuage and 120a. land held of John son of Otho de Acton by knight's service; 120a. arable held of Hamo son of John le fuiz Richard by knight's service.

Cokhull. A messuage and 60a. land held of the dean and chapter of Welles by service [of doing fealty].

Date of death and heir as above. There is no issue of the said Nicholas and Muriel now surviving.

C. Edw. III. File 113. (12.)

E. Enrolments &c. of Inq. No. 86.


Muriel married Nicholas de Saint-Maur 3rd Baron Saint-Maur, son of Nicholas de Saint-Maur 1st Baron Saint-Maur and Ellen la Zouche. (Nicholas de Saint-Maur 3rd Baron Saint-Maur was born before 6 Nov 1316 and died on 13 Aug 1361 2.)


Sources


1 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 9 Edward III: 441-460.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 11 Edward III: 162-177.

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