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Roger la Zouche, Lord of Ashby

Birthplace: Lubbesthorpe Manor, Leicestershire, England
Death: October 15, 1285 (43)
Brockley, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Alan la Zouche, I and Helen Ela de Quincy, of Winchester
Husband of Ela de Longespee
Father of Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby
Brother of Helen de Charleton; Oliver la Zouche, of Southoe & Eynesbury; Margaret La Zouche; Henry la Zouche, clerk; Alice la Zouche and 1 other

Occupation: Baron of Ashby, LORD ZOUCHE OF ASHBY AND BRUCKLEY, KNIGHT, baron of Ashby, Lord Ashby
Managed by: James Fred Patin, Jr.
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About Roger la Zouche, Lord of Ashby

[] Roger de la Zouche, Lord of Ashby was born in 1242.2

He was the son of Alan de la Zouche and Helen de Quency.1

He married Ela FitzMaurice, daughter of Stephen Longespée and Emeline de Ridelsford, circa 1266. He died circa 15 October 1285.

Roger de la Zouche, Lord of Ashby gained the title of Lord of Ashby.

Child of Roger de la Zouche, Lord of Ashby and Ela FitzMaurice

   *''' Alan la Zouche, Lord of Ashby'''+2 b. 1267, d. 1314


  1. [S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
  2. [S1292] Steve Addison, "re: Dickinson Family," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 11 and 16 March 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Dickinson Family."

Sir Roger la Zouche married Ela Longespée, daughter of Stephen, 4th Earl of Salisbury, and Emmeline de Ridelisford, before 1267 in Northamptonshire, England.

Sir Roger died before 15 October 1285 at Ashby, Leicestershire.

See "My Lines"

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from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

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Roger le Zouche Knt of Ashby de la Zouche,co. Leicester and Brackley c. Northampton and in his wife's right Great Gaddlesden, co. Hertford, son and heir to his father Alan la Zouche,of North Molton,Devon,Swavesey. and fulbonr,co. CambridgeConstable of The Tower of London and Ellen de Quincy,dau and co heiress of Roger de Quincy.

Roger la Zouche was born about 1240/42( he was 28 or 30) at time of his father's death.

Roger la Zouche and Ela Longspree had one so Alkan la ZoucheKnt Lord la Zouche,
In 1270, in the course of a lawsuit with John de Warenne Earl of Surrey,Roger and his father were violently assaulted by de Warenne before the Justices in Westminister Hall .
1277,1282, and 1283 he was summonded for service against the Welsh.

Before 19 July 1276 his wife Ela died.

1285 shortly before 15 Oct 1285 Sir Roger la Zouche died.

There was no Lubbesthorpe Manor during Roger la Zouche's lifetime

"In 1302 there was a chantry chapel, founded by Roger la Zouch, and in about 1534 a manor house, described as "a very faire and gallant house" built by the Earl of Huntingdon."

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Roger la Zouche, Lord of Ashby's Timeline

September 29, 1242
Lubbesthorpe Manor, Leicestershire, England
October 9, 1267
North Molton, Devon, England
October 15, 1285
Age 43
Brockley, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Age 42