Robert Goushill of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, England
Robert Goushill b abt 1135, Goxhill, Lincolnshire, England, d bef 1203. He md Adele Ingram abt 1155, daughter of John Ingram. She was b abt 1140, Arncliffe, Yorkshire, England.
Child of Robert Goushill and Adele Ingram was:
Walter Goushill b abt 1190, of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England, d bef 1257. He md Matilda Hathersage abt 1212, daughter of Matthew de Hathersage and Emma de Meinell. She was b abt 1196, of Rusholme, Lancashire, England, d aft 22 Sep 1262.
Sir Walter Goushill, [b] Knight, Sheriff of Nottingham, b abt 1260, of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England, d abt 2 Oct 1326. He md Margaret abt 1282. She was b abt 1266.
Child of Nicholas Goushill was:
Sir Robert Goushill [d], Knight, b abt 1360, of Hoverhingham, Nottinghamshire, England, d 21 Jul 1403. He md Elizabeth Fitz Alan bef 19 Aug 1401, daughter of Sir Richard Fitz Alan, Earl of Arundel and Surrey, Knight of the Garter, and Elizabeth de Bohun.
Joan Goushill b abt 1408, of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, England, d aft 1460. She md Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Stanley, Knight of the Garter, Lord Lieut. of Ireland, abt 1430, son of Sir John de Stanley, Knight, and Isabel Harington.
a. It is believed he may have married a daughter of Hugh III de Hoveringham.
b. He was sheriff of Nottinghamshire from 1294-97, and was a knight by the latter year. He fought in Scotland in 1296 and 1301 when directed to lead 1000 foot from Nottingham to Berwick against the Scots. He served as Knight of the Shire for Nottingham in 1307 and 1311.
c. His loyal service to Edward III in France, Scotland, and Ireland was to his benefit when he was charged with the many criminal acts over the years, including the murderous assault (with his son, Sir Robert) upon one William Birkes, obtaining a royal pardon almost immediately. He was a knight by 1345 and served in many expeditions including Brittany 1342-1343, the Low Countries 1338-9, the Scottish Marches in 1340, and Brittany 1360.
d. He died of wounds suffered during the battle of Shrewsbury. Elizabeth Fitz Alan was his fourth wife.
AR: Line 20[32-33]; SGM: R. Bodine [ref: Calendars of Inq. Post Mortem, History of Parliament, 1386-1421, Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire, Pedigrees from the Plea Rolls, The Thurgarton Cartulary, Knights of Edward I, et. al.], Kay Allen AG [ref: Moriarty's Notebooks].
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