BIOGRAPHY OF ALAN ZOUCHE 1ST BARON ZOUCHE ASHBY 1267-1314

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: ZOUCHE

Descent English Royalty: 2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Descent French Royalty: 7G Grandson Henry I King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 7G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 09 Oct 1267 Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby was born to Roger Zouche (25) and Ela Longespée (23) at North Molton

Around 1293 Roger Zouche was born to Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (25) and Eleanor Segrave

On 22 Jul 1298 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (59) defeated the Scottish army led by William Wallace during the Battle of Falkirk at Falkirk using archers to firstly attack the Scottish shiltrons with the heavy cavalry and infantry completing the defeat. The English were described in the Falkirk Roll that lists 111 men with their armorials. The English army included: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick (26) , Walter Beauchamp (55) , Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk (53) , Humphrey Bohun 3rd Earl Hereford, 2nd Earl Essex (49) , Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford (24) , Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (37) , William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby (26) , Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (52) , Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (27) , Henry Grey 1st Baron Grey Codnor (43) , Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton (58) , John Grey 2nd Baron Grey Wilton (30) , John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster (29) , Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu (48) , Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (11) , William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley (43) , John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave (42) , Nicholas Segrave (42) , Robert Vere 6th Earl Oxford (41) , Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (30) , Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln (20) , Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (17) , John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey (67) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (25) , Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (21) , Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (31) , Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan (18) , John Capet II Duke Brittany (59) , Philip Darcy, Robert Fitzroger, Roger Fitzwalter, Simon Fraser, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke (23) , John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell (30) and Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (47) . William Scrope (53) was knighted. Of the Scottish army John Stewart was killed. William Boyd 4th Earl Kilmarnock fought.

In 1299 Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (31) was created 1st Baron Zouche Ashby

Before 09 Mar 1301 seven Earls and 96 Barons signed a letter to the Pope refuting the Pope's claim that Scotland was subject to the Pope's feudal overlordship. The letter was never sent. Those who signed include: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey, Thomas Plantagenet 2nd Earl Leicester, 2nd Earl Lancaster, 5th Earl Salisbury, 4th Earl Lincoln, Ralph Monthermer 1st Baron Monthermer, Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex, Roger Bigod 5th Earl Norfolk, Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel, Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick, Aymer Valence 2nd Earl Pembroke, William Leybourne, Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster, William Latimer 1st Baron Latimer Corby, Edmund Hastings, John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny, Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore, Fulk Fitzwarin 2nd Baron Fitzwarin, Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy, Robert Fitzwalter 1st Baron Fitzwalter, John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Somerset, William Braose 2nd Baron Braose, John Botetort 1st Baron Botetort, Reginald Grey 1st Baron Grey Wilton, John Moels 1st Baron Moels, Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley, Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford, John Strange 1st Baron Strange Knockin, Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland, Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford, Walter Beauchamp, Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby, John Segrave 2nd Baron Segrave, William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby, Simon Montagu 1st Baron Montagu, Piers Mauley 1st Baron Mauley, Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby, John Mohun 1st Baron Mohun Dunster, Roger Scales 1st Baron Scales, Thomas Furnival 1st Baron Furnivall, Hugh Bardolf 1st Baron Bardolf, Gilbert Talbot 1st Baron Talbot, William Deincourt 1st Baron Deincourt, Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford, Walter Fauconberg 1st Baron Fauconberg [Baron's Letter to the Pope].

On 25 Mar 1314 Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby (46) died

Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby and Eleanor Segrave were married

Ellen Zouche was born to Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby and Eleanor Segrave

Maud Zouche was born to Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby and Eleanor Segrave

Elizabeth Zouche was born to Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby and Eleanor Segrave

ANCESTRY

Father: Roger Zouche

GrandFather: Alan Zouche

1G GrandFather: Roger Zouche

2G GrandFather: Alain Zouche

2G GrandMother: Adelicia Belmeis

1G GrandMother: Margaret Bisset

GrandMother: Helen or Ela Quincy

1G GrandFather: Roger Quincy 2nd Earl Winchester

2G GrandFather: Saer Quincy 1st Earl Winchester

3G GrandFather: Robert Quincy

4G GrandFather: Saer Quincy

4G GrandMother: Maud Senlis

2G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

3G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 3rd Earl Leicester

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

4G GrandMother: Amice Gael

3G GrandMother: Petronilla Grandesmil

4G GrandFather: William Grandesmil

1G GrandMother: Helen Galloway

Mother: Ela Longespée (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandFather: Stephen Longespée (Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: William "Longsword" Longespée 3rd Earl Salisbury (Son Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry "Curtmantle" II King England (Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke Normandy

4G GrandFather: Fulk "Young" King Jerusalem

4G GrandMother: Ermengarde La Flèche-De Baugency

3G GrandMother: Empress Matilda (Daughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry "Beauclearc" I King England (Son William "Conqueror" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Edith aka Matilda Dunkeld Queen Consort England

2G GrandMother: Ida Tosny

3G GrandFather: Ralph Tosny

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny

4G GrandMother: Ida aka Gertrude Hainault

3G GrandMother: Margaret Beaumont-Roger

4G GrandFather: Robert Beaumont-Roger 2nd Earl Leicester

4G GrandMother: Amice Gael

1G GrandMother: Ela Salisbury Abbess Lacock

2G GrandFather: William Salisbury 2nd Earl Salisbury

3G GrandFather: Patrick Salisbury 1st Earl Salisbury

4G GrandFather: Walter Salisbury 2nd Baron Chitterne

4G GrandMother: Sybilla Chaworth

3G GrandMother: Adela Montgomery

4G GrandFather: William "Talvas" Montgomery III Count Ponthieu

4G GrandMother: Helie Burgundy

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Vitre

3G GrandFather: Robert Vitre

GrandMother: Emmeline Riddlesford

1G GrandFather: Walter Riddlesford

2G GrandFather: Walter Riddlesford