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Joan Mowbray

Female - Aft 1407


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joan Mowbray (daughter of John Mowbray and Elizabeth de Segrave); died Aft 1407.

    Joan married Thomas III Gray Bef 1384. Thomas (son of Thomas II Gray and Margaret de Presfen) was born Abt 1359, of Heaton, Wark-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England; died 26 Nov 1400. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Maud Gray was born , of Heaton Castle, Wark-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England; died Aft 22 Aug 1451.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Mowbray was born 25 Jun 1340, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England (son of John de Mowbray and Joan of Lancaster); died 17 Jun 1368, Thrace, near Constantinople; was buried , Church and Convent of St. Mary Draperis of Pera, Constantinople.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 13 Sep 1340, Bretby, Repton, Derbyshire, England
    • Alternate death: 21 Sep 1368, near Constantinople
    • Alternate death: 9 Oct 1368, near Constantinople

    Notes:

    Summoned to Parliament by writ, 14 Aug 1362 to 20 Jan 1366.

    Killed in battle with the Turks.

    John Mowbray and Elizabeth de Segrave were Gx4-grandparents of Anne Boleyn (d. 1536):

    John de Mowbray = Elizabeth de Segrave
    Thomas de Mowbray = Elizabeth Fitz Alan
    Margaret de Mowbray = Thomas Howard
    John Howard = Katherine de Moleyns
    Thomas Howard = Elizabeth Tilney
    Elizabeth Howard = Thomas Boleyn
    Anne Boleyn = Henry VIII
    Elizabeth I

    Making TNH a sixth cousin to Elizabeth I, fifteen times removed.

    John married Elizabeth de Segrave Aft 25 Mar 1349. Elizabeth (daughter of John de Segrave and Margaret Marshal) was born 25 Oct 1338, Croxton Abbey, Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, England; died Between 1364 and 1368. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth de Segrave was born 25 Oct 1338, Croxton Abbey, Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, England (daughter of John de Segrave and Margaret Marshal); died Between 1364 and 1368.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Oct 1338, Croxton Abbey, Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, England
    • Alternate death: Bef 1368
    • Alternate death: 21 Sep 1368
    • Alternate death: 9 Oct 1368
    • Alternate death: Abt 1375

    Notes:

    Suo jure Lady Segrave.

    Notes:

    Married by papal dispensation, being third cousins, both descended from Henry III and Eleanor of Provence.

    Children:
    1. 1. Joan Mowbray died Aft 1407.
    2. Eleanor Mowbray was born Bef 1361.
    3. Thomas Mowbray was born 22 Mar 1367; died 22 Sep 1399, Venice, Veneto, Italy; was buried , Venice, Veneto, Italy.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John de Mowbray was born 29 Nov 1310, Hovingham, Yorkshire, England (son of John de Mowbray and Aline de Brewes); died 4 Oct 1361, York, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Friars Minor, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Axholme, Lincolnshire, England

    Notes:

    Governor of Berwick-on-Tweed. He was summoned to Parliament by writs from 10 Dec 1327 to 20 Nov 1360.

    One of the commanders of the English army at the Battle of Neville's Cross. Present at the Siege of Calais.

    Died "of pestilence" [Royal Ancestry].

    From the original Dictionary of National Biography (article by James Tait):

    MOWBRAY, JOHN (II) de, ninth Baron (d.1361), son of John (I) de Mowbray, was released from the Tower, and his father's lands were restored to him, on the deposition of Edward II in January 1327. Though still under age he was allowed livery of his lands, but his marriage was granted, for services to Queen Isabella, to Henry, earl, of Lancaster, who married him to his fifth daughter, Joan. His mother's great estates in Gower, Sussex, &c., came to him on her death in 1331. Henceforth he styled himself 'Lord of the Isle of Axholme and of the Honours of Gower and Bramber.' The De Brewers inheritance involved him in a protracted litigation with his mother's cousin, Thomas de Brewes which had begun as early as 1338, and was still proceeding in 1347. Mowbray had also had a dispute before his mother's death with her second husband, Sir Richard Peshall, touching certain manors in Bedfordshire, &c., which he and his mother had granted to him for life, and in 1329 forcibly entered them.

    Mowbray was regularly summoned to the parliaments and 'colloquia' from 1328 to 1361, and was a member of the king's council from the former year. In 1327, 1333, 1335, and again in 1337, he served against the Scots; but there is little evidence for Dugdale's statement that he frequently served in France. In 1337, when war with France was impending he was ordered as lord of Gower to arm his tenants; next year he had to provide ships for the king's passage to the continent, and was sent down to his Sussex estates in the prospect of a French landing. According to Froissart, he was with the king in Flanders in October 1339, but this is impossible, for he was present at the parliament held in that month, and was ordered to repair towards his Yorkshire estates to defend the Scottish marches. Next year he was appointed justiciar of Lothian and governor of Berwick, towards whose garrison he was to provide 120 men, including ten knights. In September 1341 he was commanded to furnish Balliol with men from Yorkshire. On 20 Dec. 1342 he received orders to hold himself ready to go to the assistance of the king in Brittany by 1 March 1348, and Froissart makes him take part in the siege of Nantes; but the truce of Malestroit was concluded on 19 Jan., and on 6 Feb. the reinforecments were countermanded.

    At Neville's Cross (17 Oct. 1346) Mowbray fought in the third line, and the Lanercost chronicler loudly sings his praises: 'He was full of grace and kindness -- the conduct both of himself and his men was such as to redound to their perpetual honour'. Froissart, nevertheless, again takes him to France, with the king. In 1347 he was again in the Scottish marches. On the expiration, in 1352, of one of the short truces which began in 1347, he was appointed chief of the commissioners charged with the defence of the Yorkshire coast against the French, and required to furnish thirty men from Gower. The king sent him once more to the Scottish border in 1355. In December 1359 he was made a justice of the peace in the district of Holland, Lincolnshire, and in the following February a commissioner of array at Leicester for Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, and Rutland. This, taken with the fact that he was summoned on 3 April 1360 to the parliament fixed for 15 May, makes it excessively improbable that he was skirmishing before Paris in April as stated by Froissart. It is possible, however, that the Sire de Montbrai mentioned by Froissart was Mowbray's son and heir, John.

    Mowbray died at York of the plague on 4 Oct. 1361, and was buried in the Franciscan church at Bedford. The favourable testimony which the Lanercost chronicler bears to the character of John de Mowbray is borne out by a piece of documentary evidence. In order to put an end to disputes between his steward and his tenants in Axholme, he executed a deed on 1 May 1359 reserving a certain part of the extensive wastes in the isle to himself, and granting the remainder in perpetuum to the tenants. This deed was jealously preserved as the palladium of the commoners of Axholme in Haxey Church 'in a chest bound with iron, whose key was kept by some of the chiefest freeholders, under a window wherein was a portraiture of Mowbray, set in ancient stained glass, holding in his hand a writing, commonly reported to be an emblem of the deed'. This window was broken down in the 'rebellious times,' when the rights of the commoners under the deed were in large measure overridden, in spite of their protests, by the drainage scheme which was begun by Cornelius Vermuyden in 1626 and led to riots in 1642, and again in 1697.

    Mowbray's wife was Joan, fifth daughter of Henry, third earl of Lancaster. His one son, John (III) de Mowbray (1328?-1368), was probably born in 1329, and succeeded as tenth baron. Before 1353 he had married Elizabeth, the only child and heiress of John sixth lord Segrave, on whose death in that year he entered into possession of her lands, lying chiefly in Leicestershire, where the manors of Segrave, Sileby, and Mount Sorrel rounded off the Mowbray estates about Melton Mowbray, and in Warwickshire, where the castle and manor of Caludon and other lordships increased the Mowbray holding in that county. The mother of Mowbray's wife, Margaret Plantagenet, was the sole heiress of Thomas of Brotherton, the second surviving son of Edward I, and she, on the death of her father in 1338, inherited the title and vast heritage in eastern England of the Bigods, earls of Norfolk, together with the great hereditary office of marshal of England, which had been conferred on her father. Neither her son-in-law, John de Mowbray the younger, nor his two successors were fated to enjoy her inheritance; for the countess marshal survived them, as well as a second husband, Sir Walter Manny, and lived until May 1399. But in the fifteenth century the Mowbrays entered into actual possession of the old Bigod lands, and removed their chief place of residence from the mansion of the Vine Garths at Epworth in Axholme to Framlingham Castle in Suffolk. John III met with an untimely death at the hands of the Turks near Constantinople, on his way to the Holy Land, in 1368. His elder son, John IV, eleventh baron Mowbray of Axholme, was created Earl of Nottingham on the day of Richard II's coronation; his second son, Thomas (I) de Mowbray, twelfth baron Mowbray and first duke of Norfolk, is separately noticed.

    John married Joan of Lancaster Between 28 Feb 1327 and 4 Jun 1328. Joan (daughter of Henry of Lancaster and Maud de Chaworth) was born Abt 1312; died Aft 1345; was buried , Byland, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Joan of Lancaster was born Abt 1312 (daughter of Henry of Lancaster and Maud de Chaworth); died Aft 1345; was buried , Byland, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1349
    • Alternate death: 7 Jul 1349

    Notes:

    Also called Joan Plantagenet.

    Died of the plague.

    Children:
    1. 2. John Mowbray was born 25 Jun 1340, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England; died 17 Jun 1368, Thrace, near Constantinople; was buried , Church and Convent of St. Mary Draperis of Pera, Constantinople.

  3. 6.  John de Segrave was born 4 May 1315 (son of Stephen de Segrave and Alice de Arundel); died 20 Mar 1353; was buried , Chacombe Priory, Northamptonshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Segrave, Leicestershire, England
    • Alternate death: 1 Apr 1353, Bretby, Repton, Derbyshire, England

    John married Margaret Marshal 1334. Margaret (daughter of Thomas of Brotherton and Alice de Hales) was born Abt 1322; died 24 Mar 1399; was buried , Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate, London, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Margaret Marshal was born Abt 1322 (daughter of Thomas of Brotherton and Alice de Hales); died 24 Mar 1399; was buried , Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate, London, England.

    Other Events:

    • Buried: Charterhouse, Smithfield, London, England
    • Alternate death: 24 Mar 1400

    Notes:

    She was Countess of Norfolk by right. In 1338 she succeeded to the earldom of Norfolk as well, acquiring, by right of that title, the office of Earl Marshal of England. On 29 Sep 1397 she was created Duchess of Norfolk for life.

    Sometimes called "Lady Manny", presumably after her second husband. Also sometimes (albeit inaccurately) called "Margaret Plantagenet."

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth de Segrave was born 25 Oct 1338, Croxton Abbey, Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, England; died Between 1364 and 1368.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John de Mowbray was born 4 Sep 1286, of the Isle of Axholme, Lincolnshire, England (son of Roger de Mowbray and Rose de Clare); died 23 Mar 1322, York, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Church of the Dominican Friars, York, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 21 Nov 1286

    Notes:

    Summoned to Parliament by writs from 26 Aug 1307 to 15 May 1321.

    Hanged after the Battle of Boroughbridge, in which he sided with Thomas, 2nd Earl Lancaster, against Edward II.

    From the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

    In 1311 on the death of Roger Lestrange, the second husband of his paternal grandmother, Maud de Beauchamp (d. 1273), Mowbray was entitled to succeed to her share of the lands of her father William (II) de Beauchamp of Bedford in Bedfordshire (including Bedford Castle), in Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, and Kent. This represented the largest accrual of land since the original grants made to the Mowbrays in 1106. It is somewhat curious that, at some time before Lestrange's death, possibly at the time of Mowbray's marriage, William de Briouze had petitioned the king to allow Mowbray to enfeoff his father-in-law with all the estates that Lestrange was holding by courtesy. In 1316 Mowbray secured a licence to grant the Beauchamp manors of Hawnes, Stotfold, and Willington, Bedfordshire, to Briouze for life and in the first collaborative action with Edward II's favourite, Hugh Despenser the younger, Briouze agreed to allow the king to grant the reversion of Mowbray's manors to Hugh. In the same year Briouze secured a licence to settle his Sussex lands upon John and Alicia, expressly excluding the lordship of Gower from the settlement, possibly because he was considering its sale. Although in June 1322 a royal commission of inquiry stated that Briouze had never given Gower to Mowbray, it does appear that by a special grant, of unknown date, Briouze had given the couple the lordship, with reversion to Humphrey (VII) de Bohun, fourth earl of Hereford.

    Somewhat precipitately, Mowbray entered Gower in 1320 without royal licence, possibly because he had discovered that his father-in-law was proposing to sell the estates; Bohun indeed had paid a deposit on the lordship. Clearly without scruples, at about the same period Briouze was also bargaining with Roger Mortimer of Chirk, Roger Mortimer of Wigmore, and, most dangerous of all, Hugh Despenser the younger. For the latter, as lord of Glamorgan, acquiring neighbouring Gower was an attractive prospect, so he used Mowbray's entry without a licence to persuade the king to seize the lordship. Mowbray argued that as the lordship was a marcher territory where the king's writ did not run, he had had no need of a licence. In this he was supported by the other marcher lords, ever anxious to maintain marcher immunity and by then fearful of Despenser empire building in south Wales. Mowbray's reaction was violent and briefly successful. He ignored the king's order to him and twenty-nine other lords not to assemble and joined in the ravaging of Glamorgan. It was probably on this account that he was accused of the murder of John Iwayn, although later John Fornaux confessed to Iwayn's decapitation. Edward II was forced to give way; Mowbray attended the parliament that condemned the Despensers in July 1321 and on 20 August received a pardon.

    John married Aline de Brewes 1298, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. Aline (daughter of William de Brewes and Agnes) was born Abt 1290, of Bramber, Sussex, England; died Bef 23 Jun 1324. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Aline de Brewes was born Abt 1290, of Bramber, Sussex, England (daughter of William de Brewes and Agnes); died Bef 23 Jun 1324.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 20 Jul 1331
    • Alternate death: 20 Jul 1331
    • Alternate death: Bef 21 Aug 1331

    Notes:

    Also called Aliva.

    "Aline (probably in fact the younger da., aged about 8 in 1298) m. 1stly, in 1298, at Swansea, Sir John de Mowbray, of Axholme, co. Lincoln [Lord Mowbray], who was hanged at York (after the battle of Boroughbridge), 23 Mar. 1321/2. She m., 2ndly, Sir Richard de Peshale, and d. before 21 Aug. 1331." [Complete Peerage II:303-04, as corrected by Volume XIV.]

    Children:
    1. 4. John de Mowbray was born 29 Nov 1310, Hovingham, Yorkshire, England; died 4 Oct 1361, York, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Friars Minor, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.

  3. 10.  Henry of Lancaster was born Abt 1280 (son of Edmund "Crouchback" and Blanche of Artois); died 22 Sep 1345; was buried , The Newarke, Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1281, Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire, Wales

    Notes:

    Also called "Tortcol"; also called Henry Plantagenet.

    Earl of Lancaster. Earl of Leicester.

    Steward of England; Constable of Abergavenny and Kenilworth Castles 1326; Chief Guardian of the King 1327; Captain-General of the Marches towards Scotland 1327; Councillor of Regency 1345.

    Summoned to Parliament by writs 6 Feb 1299 onward.

    "Served against the Scots and in Flanders, at the siege of Carlaverock in 1300, among the barons forcing restrictions on Edward II's powers, joined the queen's party in 1326 and captured the king later that year, knighted Edward III at his coronation, became blind in about 1330, but continued to participate in public affairs and as a counselor of the king." [Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below.]

    Henry married Maud de Chaworth Bef 2 Mar 1297. Maud (daughter of Patrick de Chaworth and Isabel de Beauchamp) was born 2 Feb 1282; died Bef 3 Dec 1322; was buried , Mottisfont Priory, Hampshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Maud de Chaworth was born 2 Feb 1282 (daughter of Patrick de Chaworth and Isabel de Beauchamp); died Bef 3 Dec 1322; was buried , Mottisfont Priory, Hampshire, England.

    Notes:

    Also called Maud de Chaorces.

    Children:
    1. Maud of Lancaster died 5 May 1377.
    2. Henry of Grosmont was born Abt 1310; died 23 Mar 1361.
    3. 5. Joan of Lancaster was born Abt 1312; died Aft 1345; was buried , Byland, Yorkshire, England.
    4. Eleanor of Lancaster was born Abt 1318; died 11 Jan 1372, Arundel, Sussex, England; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England.
    5. Mary of Lancaster was born Abt 1320; died 1 Sep 1362; was buried , Alnwick Abbey, Northumberland, England.

  5. 12.  Stephen de Segrave was born Abt 1285, of West Hatch, Wiltshire, England (son of John de Segrave and Christian de Plessets); died Bef 12 Dec 1325, Aquitaine, France; was buried , Chaucombe Priory, Chaucombe, Northamptonshire, England.

    Notes:

    Constable of the Tower of London.

    Stephen married Alice de Arundel Bef 27 Jan 1314. Alice (daughter of Richard Fitz Alan and Alice di Saluzzo) died Aft 12 Dec 1325. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Alice de Arundel (daughter of Richard Fitz Alan and Alice di Saluzzo); died Aft 12 Dec 1325.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 31 Mar 1342

    Children:
    1. 6. John de Segrave was born 4 May 1315; died 20 Mar 1353; was buried , Chacombe Priory, Northamptonshire, England.

  7. 14.  Thomas of Brotherton was born 1 Jun 1300, of Brotherton, Yorkshire, England (son of Edward I, King of England and Marguerite of France, Queen Consort of England); died Aft 4 Aug 1338; was buried , Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 23 Aug 1338, Redenhall with Harleston, Norfolk, England

    Notes:

    Earl of Norfolk. Marshal of England. Warden of St. John's Town of Perth.

    "In 1310 Edward II assigned to his brothers Thomas and Edmund jointly the estates of Roger Bigod, late Earl of Norfolk; and on 16 Dec. 1312 Thomas was cr. Earl of Norfolk, and sum. to Parl. as such 8 Jan 1312/3. On 10 Feb. 1315/6 he was cr. Marshal of England." [Complete Peerage]

    "Brotherton, Yorkshire, a small village twenty-two miles outside of the city of York, was part of the honour of Pontefract. Prior to 1300, it had never been a royal residence, or the site of a royal birth, nor has it been one since. It was not even expected to have been one in 1300. Edward I, his new young wife Margaret, who turned twenty-one that year and was pregnant with their first child, and the royal household, set out north from St Albans on 15 April 1300. The army had been summoned to Carlisle for mid-summer, for a new Scottish campaign. Queen Margaret parted company with the main household at Stamford on 5 May, and continued her own journey northward. Preparations had been made for her to use Cawood Castle, a residence of the Archbishop of York, for her confinement. She stopped in the village of Brotherton to hunt late that month, and went into labour, early and unexpectedly. Margaret had married Edward I on 10 September 1299 and, if conception occurred immediately, she was in her 38th week, but as she was apparently hunting and had not yet reached Cawood, she may have been a week or two earlier in her pregnancy. The labour was difficult, and Margaret reportedly called on St Thomas of Canterbury for assistance. The baby was delivered on 1 June, and named for the saint. Edward I rushed over to the village as soon as he was given the news, and stayed there until 9 June (Waugh, 2004; Johnstone, 1946). Thomas was likely baptised in Brotherton's church of St Edward the Confessor, which lay very close to the original manor house." ["Love Matches and Contracted Misery: Thomas of Brotherton and His Daughters (Part 1)," by Brad Verity. Foundations, journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 2, number 2, July 2006.]

    "Many sources relay a date of September 1338, for Thomas's death, using testimony from the Proof of Age of his granddaughter Elizabeth de Segrave as a source (see CIPM 1352-1361, p.115). But Watson's date of 23 August appears to be correct, for the king ordered the seizure of Thomas's goods and chattels on 28 August (see Archer, 1987, p.205 n.9)." ["Love Matches and Contracted Misery: Thomas of Brotherton and His Daughters (Part 1)," by Brad Verity. Foundations, journal of the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, volume 2, number 2, July 2006.] ?

    Thomas married Alice de Hales Aft Jun 1321. Alice (daughter of Roger de Hales and Alice) was born Aft 1303, Norfolk, England; died Bef 12 Oct 1330. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Alice de Hales was born Aft 1303, Norfolk, England (daughter of Roger de Hales and Alice); died Bef 12 Oct 1330.
    Children:
    1. 7. Margaret Marshal was born Abt 1322; died 24 Mar 1399; was buried , Christ Church Greyfriars, Newgate, London, England.