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].