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William Bourchier

Male 1374 - 1420  (46 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Bourchier was born in 1374 in of Little Easton, Essex, England (son of William de Bourchier and Eleanor de Lovaine); died on 28 May 1420 in Troyes, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France; was buried in Llanthony Priory, outside Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

    Notes:

    Constable of the Tower of London. In the year following Agincourt, Henry V created him Count of Eu, one of several countships Henry created in Normandy to cement his power in France.

    William married Anne of Gloucester. Anne (daughter of Thomas of Woodstock and Eleanor de Bohun) was born before 8 May 1383; died on 16 Oct 1438; was buried in Llanthony Priory, outside Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. John Bourchier died on 16 May 1474; was buried in Chertsey Abbey, Surrey, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William de Bourchier (son of Robert Bourchier and Margaret Prayers); died in 1375.

    Notes:

    Also called Bourgchier, Bourghchier.

    William married Eleanor de Lovaine before Jun 1359. Eleanor (daughter of John de Lovaine and Margaret de Weston) was born on 27 Mar 1345 in Little Easton, Essex, England; died on 5 Oct 1397. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Eleanor de Lovaine was born on 27 Mar 1345 in Little Easton, Essex, England (daughter of John de Lovaine and Margaret de Weston); died on 5 Oct 1397.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Little Easton, Essex, England

    Children:
    1. 1. William Bourchier was born in 1374 in of Little Easton, Essex, England; died on 28 May 1420 in Troyes, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France; was buried in Llanthony Priory, outside Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Bourchier (son of John Bousser and Helen Colchester); died between 12 Mar 1349 and 18 Aug 1349; was buried in Halstead, Essex, England.

    Notes:

    Also called Robert Bousser. Administrator, soldier, and diplomat. First layman to hold the post of chancellor of England. Probably died of the plague.

    Knight of the shire for Essex in 1328-29, 1330, 1332, and 1339.

    Robert married Margaret Prayers before 1349. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Margaret Prayers (daughter of Thomas Prayers and Anne of Essex).
    Children:
    1. 2. William de Bourchier died in 1375.

  3. 6.  John de Lovaine was born about 1318 in of Little Easton, Essex, England (son of Thomas de Lovaine and Joan); died on 30 Jan 1347.

    John married Margaret de Weston. Margaret (daughter of Thomas de Weston) died on 25 Jul 1349. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Margaret de Weston (daughter of Thomas de Weston); died on 25 Jul 1349.
    Children:
    1. 3. Eleanor de Lovaine was born on 27 Mar 1345 in Little Easton, Essex, England; died on 5 Oct 1397.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Bousser died between Jul 1329 and Oct 1330.

    Notes:

    Also called John Bourchier. A judge and holder of many other public offices, he first appears as a deputy of Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, summoned to represent de Vere in the parliament of 1306. By 1322 he had become an energetic supporter and ally of the Despensers. Entertainingly, in October 1323 he opened an investigation into reports of miracles in Bristol at the place of Henry Montfort's and Henry Wylyngton's execution. After the fall of the Despensers and Edward II, he managed to survive and maintain his political position; in January 1327, he took an oath in the London Guildhall to safeguard Queen Isabella and her eldest son, and he was reappointed justice of the common pleas in March of the same year.

    John married Helen Colchester in 1302. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Helen Colchester (daughter of Walter of Colchester).
    Children:
    1. 4. Robert Bourchier died between 12 Mar 1349 and 18 Aug 1349; was buried in Halstead, Essex, England.

  3. 10.  Thomas Prayers was born in in of Sible Hedingham, Essex, England.

    Thomas married Anne of Essex. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Anne of Essex (daughter of Hugh of Essex).
    Children:
    1. 5. Margaret Prayers

  5. 12.  Thomas de Lovaine was born on 11 Jul 1291 in Bildeston, Suffolk, England (son of Matthew de Lovaine and Helisant); died on 9 Apr 1345.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Chelsworth, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    Fought for Edward II at Boroughbridge.

    Thomas married Joan. Joan died in 1318. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Joan died in 1318.

    Notes:

    Possibly a daughter of Robert de Basing, alderman of London, whose wife Margery had the marriage of Thomas de Lovaine.

    Children:
    1. 6. John de Lovaine was born about 1318 in of Little Easton, Essex, England; died on 30 Jan 1347.

  7. 14.  Thomas de Weston died on 12 Jul 1354.
    Children:
    1. 7. Margaret de Weston died on 25 Jul 1349.