Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


William de KNIGHTLEY [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born about 1368 in of, Bellaport, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. William married Anna de CHARLTON.

Anna de CHARLTON [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5 before 1380. She died 6 in 1399. Anna married William de KNIGHTLEY.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas CHARLTON was born on 30 Mar 1394. He died on 4 Jan 1460.

Sir Robert FRANCIS Knight 1, 2, 3.

He had the following children.

  F i Elizabeth (Cecily) FRANCIS was born about 1394.

Richard KNIGHTLEY 1 was born about 1335 in Knightley, Stafford, England, United Kingdom.

He had the following children.

  M i William de KNIGHTLEY was born about 1368.

Thomas de CHARLTON Esquire [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5, 6 about 1345. He died 7, 8 on 6 Oct 1387. Thomas married Mrs CHARLTON.

THOMAS DE CHERLETON, Esq., of Apley (in Wellington), Aston Eyre (in Morville), Harcott (in Stottesden), and Withyford, Shropshire, 2nd son, born say 1345. He married an unidentified wife. They had one son, Thomas, and two daughters, Anne and Ellen. He was a legatee in the 1382 will of his cousin, Humphrey de Cherleton, Archdeacon of Richmond, who bequeathed him £10 argent. THOMAS DE CHERLETON, Esq., died 6 Oct. 1387.

Mrs CHARLTON. Mrs married Thomas de CHARLTON Esquire.

They had the following children.

  F i Anna de CHARLTON was born before 1380. She died in 1399.

Alan de CHARLTON Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5, 6 about 1318/1319. He died 7, 8 on 3 May 1349. Alan married Margery Fitz AER.

ALAN DE CHERLETON, JKnt., In right of his wife, of Aston Eyre (in Morville), Harcott (in Stottesden), and Withyford, Shropshire, son and heir apparent, born about 1318/9. He married before 1338 MARGERY FITZ AER, daughter and heiress of Thomas Fitz Aer (or Fitz Ayer), Esq. She was born 4 April 1314. They had two sons, John and Thomas. She died before 1349. SIR ALAN DE CHERLETON died 3 May 1349.

Margery Fitz AER [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 6, 7 on 4 Apr 1314. She died 8, 9 in BY 1349. Margery married Alan de CHARLTON Knight.

She was descended in the male line and in the eighth generation from Alcher, Domesday Lord of Aston Aer, Harcott, Middleton, Great Withyford, and Albrighton, in Shropshire.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas de CHARLTON Esquire was born about 1345. He died on 6 Oct 1387.

Sir Alan de CHARLTON Knight [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 died 5, 6 on 3 Dec 1360. Alan married 7, 8 Elena la ZOUCHE about 1317.

ELLEN LA ZOUCHE, eldest daughter and co-heiress, born about 1288 (aged 26 in 1314). She married (I”) before 1314 (as his 2nd wife) NICHOLAS DE SAINT MAUR, Knt., of Poulton, Wiltshire, Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, etc., and, in right of his 1~t wife, of Eaton Maisey, Wiltshire, Maisey Hampton, Gloucestersbite, and Weston, Herefordshire, Knight of Shire for Gloucestershire. They had three sons, Alan, Nicholas, Knt. 2nd Lord Saint Maur], and Thomas. Her share of her father's estates included the manors of Black Torrington, King's Nympton, and North Molton, Devon, and a half share of the manor of Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. He attended the Earl of Lancaster on his mission to France in 1294. He served in Gascony in 1296, and was summoned for service against the Scots in 1298. In 1313 he was pardoned for his participation in the death of Peter de Gavaston, Earl of Cornwall. He was summoned to Parliament from 29 July 1314 to 16 Oct. 1315, by writs directed Nicholson de Sancto Mauro, whereby he is held to have become Lord Saint Maur. SIR NICHOLAS DE SAINT MAUR, itt Lord Saint Maur died 8 Nov. 1316. She married (2nd) before 26 Nov. 1318 ALAN DE CHARLETON, Knt., of Apley (in Wellington), Haughton in Shifnal) and Wappenshall, Shropsbire, younger son of Robert de Cherleton, of Cherleton (in Wrockwardine). Shropshire. He was born about 1278 (aged 70 in 1348). They had three sons, Alan, John, and Thomas, and one daughter, Ellen (wife of Grimbald Pauncefot, Knt.). In 1324 he was pardoned for the death of John de Castello, a rebel, who broke prison. His wife, Ellen, died about 1345. SIR ALAN DE CHARLETON died 3 Dec. 1360.

Elena la ZOUCHE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5, 6 about 1288. Elena married 7, 8 Sir Alan de CHARLTON Knight about 1317.

They had the following children.

  M i Alan de CHARLTON Knight was born about 1318/1319. He died on 3 May 1349.

Alan la ZOUCHE Baron [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born 5, 6 on 9 Oct 1267 in North Molton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 7, 8 before 25 Mar 1314. Alan married Eleanor de SEGRAVE.

ALAN LA ZOUCHE, Knt., of Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, Swavesey and Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, Brackley, Northamptonshire, and Treve (in Tiflington), and Nutbourne (in Pulborough), Sussex, Constable of Rockingham Castle, son and heir, born at North Molton, Devon 9 Oct. 1267. He married ELEANOR DE SEGRAVE, daughter of Nicholas de Segrave, Knt., of Segrave, Leicestersbire, Lord Segrave, by Maud, daughter of Geoffrey de Lucy. Her maritagium evidently included the manor of Great Dalby, Leicestershire. They had three daughters, Ellen, Maud, and Elizabeth (nun at firewood). He was in Gascony with the King in 1288, when he was one of the hostages given by King Edward I to Alfonso of Aragón for the fulfilment of certain agreements. He was in Scotland on the King's service in June 1291, served in Gascony, 1295-96, and was summoned for service in Flanders in 1297. He fought in the vanguard at the Battle of Falkirk in Scotland 22 July 1298. He was summoned to Parliament from 6 Feb. 1298/9 to 26 Nov. 1313, by writs directed Alann la Zousche, whereby he is held to have become Lord Zouche or La Zouche. He was going to the Court of Rome in 1299. He was present at the siege of Caeilaverock inJuly 1300. He signed the Barons' letter to Pope Boniface in 1301 as Alanus la Zuche D'n's de Asheby. He was summoned in 1308 to King Edward II's Coronation. He made a pilgrimage to Santiago in Spain in 1308. He was going overseas with Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, in 1313. SIR ALAN LA ZOUCHE, Lord Zouche, died shortly before 25 March 1313/4, and was buried at Brackley, Northamptonsbite. [Note: For supporting evidence that Alan la Zouche's wife, Eleanor, was the daughter of Nicholas de Segrave, see M.D. Legge Anglo-Norman Litters & Petitions (Anglo-Norman Text Soc. 3) (1941): 78-79, for letter dated 1399/1406 from Alan and Eleanor's descendant, Thomas la Warre, 5th Lord Warre, to Thomas Arundel, Archbishop of Canterbury, which mentions “mon tesentierment amb cousin,” Henry le Despenser, Bishop of Norwich. Bishop Despenser was a descendant of Eleanor de Segrave's niece, Ellen (de Segrave) Ferrets].

Eleanor de SEGRAVE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 was born about 1270 in Segrave, Leicester, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1314. Eleanor married Alan la ZOUCHE Baron.

They had the following children.

  F i Elena la ZOUCHE was born about 1288.
  F ii Maud la ZOUCHE was born in 1292. She died in 1349.

Sir Roger la ZOUCHE Baron [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 about 1240. He died 5, 6, 7 before 15 Oct 1285. Roger married 8, 9 Ela LONGESPEE before 1267.

ELA LONGESPEE, elder daughter and co-heiress. She married before 1267 ROGER LA ZOUCHE, Knt., of Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestersbire, and Brackley, Northamptonshite, and, in right of his wife, of Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshite, son and heir of Alan La Zouche, Knt., of North Molton, Devon, Swavesey, and Fulbourn, Cambtldgesbite, Constable of the Tower of London, by Ellen, 3rd daughter and co-heiress of Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, hereditary Constable of Scotland. He was born about 1240-42 (aged 28 or 30 in 1270). They had one son, Alan, Knt. [Lord Zouche]. In the course of a lawsuit with John de Warenne, Earl of Surrey, Roger and his father were violently assaulted by Warenne before the Justices in Westminster Hall in 1270. He was summoned for service against the Welsh in 1277, 1282, and 1283. His wife, Ela, died before 19 July 1276. SIR ROGER LA ZOUCHE died shortly before 15 Oct. 1285.

Ela LONGESPEE [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 died 6 in 1276. Ela married 7, 8 Sir Roger la ZOUCHE Baron before 1267.

A granddaughter of William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury (a natural son of King Henry II of England), by his wife Ela Devereux (1188-1261), a descendant of the Capetian kings of France, Dukes of Burgundy, and Dukes of Brittany.

They had the following children.

  M i Alan la ZOUCHE Baron was born on 9 Oct 1267. He died before 25 Mar 1314.

Lord Nicholas de SEGRAVE Knight [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 died 4 in 1295. Nicholas married Maud.

Maud 1. Maud married Lord Nicholas de SEGRAVE Knight.

They had the following children.

  F i Eleanor de SEGRAVE was born about 1270. She died in 1314.

Alan la ZOUCHE Baron [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born in 1203 in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He died 4 on 10 Aug 1270 in England, United Kingdom. Alan married 5 Elena de QUINCY before 1242 in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

Constable of the Tower of London, a descendant in the male line of the Counts of Porhoet in Brittany. REF Theroff. Justiciar of Ireland. Baron Zouche of Ashby

Baron Zouche of Ashby ARMS:..Gules (red), ten bezants, four, three, two and one.
NOTE:..In abeyance since 1314; descended from Alan La Zusche, Earl of Brittany, temp. William I; Sir Alan La Zouche, of Ashby-de-la-Zouche, co. Leicester, was appointed, 49 Henry III, Constable of the Tower of London, and d. 1269, leaving two sons - 1. Roger, whose son, Alan La Zouche, was summoned to Parliament 1297, and left three daus., among whom his barony fell into abeyance; 2. Eudo, ancestor of Baron Zouche, of Harringworth.

Elena de QUINCY [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2, 3 was born in 1222 in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. She died 4, 5 before 20 Aug 1296 in England, United Kingdom. Elena married 6 Alan la ZOUCHE Baron before 1242 in Winchester, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  M i Sir Roger la ZOUCHE Baron was born about 1240. He died before 15 Oct 1285.

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