So shall it be with my father: he shall be
called a prince over his posterity, holding
the keys of the patriarchal priesthood over the kingdom of God on earth, even the Church
of the Latter Day Saints, and he shall sit in the general assembly of patriarchs, even in
council with the Ancient of Days when he shall sit and all the patriarchs with him and shall
enjoy his right and authority under the direction of the Ancient of Days.
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  • Name ZOUCHE, Eudo La 
    Birth Abt 1244  Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Burial Jun 1279 
    Death Bef 25 Jun 1279  Haringworth, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WAC 4 Mar 1935  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I42304  Joseph Smith Sr and Lucy Mack Smith
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    Father ZOUCHE, Allen La ,   b. 1 Nov 1203, Ashby De La Zouc, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationAshby De La Zouc, Leicestershire, Englandd. 10 Aug 1270, Ashby, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Mother QUINCY, Lady Helen de ,   b. 14 Dec 1222, Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationWinchester, Hampshire, Englandd. 27 Aug 1296, East Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 1242  Winchester, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • MARRIAGE: Also shown as Married Bef 1242 ~SEALING_SPOUSE: Also shown as SealSp PROVO.
    Family ID F15684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CANTELUPE, Lady Millicent de ,   b. Abt 1248, Calne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationCalne, Wiltshire, Englandd. Bef 7 Jan 1299, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 51 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1275  Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 7 sons and 5 daughters 
    Family ID F18125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2022 

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    • From Medieval Lands:
      EON la Zouche (-[28 Apr/25 Jun] 1279). m (before 13 Dec 1273) as her second husband, MILLICENT de Cauntelo, widow of JOHN de Mohaut, daughter of WILLIAM [IV] de Cauntelo of Calne, Wiltshire & his wife Eva de Briouse (-before 7 Jan 1299). The Chronicle of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire names "Georgius" who died childless and "Johanna nupta Henrico de Hastings et Milisannt de Monte-alto…uxor Ivonis de la Zouch" as the children of "Willielmo de Cantilupo" and his wife[1162]. Inquisitions following a writ dated 4 Nov "1 Edw I" after the death of "George de Cantilupo" name “Milisanda the wife of Eudo la Zuche of full age and John son of Henry and Joan de Hastinges who is under age and in the king’s wardship are his next heirs...the said Milisanda and Joan being sisters of the said George”[1163]. Eon & his wife had three children:

      i) WILLIAM la Zouche (Harringworth 18 or 21 Dec 1276-11/12 Mar 1352). He was summoned to parliament in 1323 whereby he is held to have become Lord Zouche (of Harringworth).


      ii) EVE la Zouche (-5 Dec 1314, bur Portbury, Somerset). m (1289) as his first wife, MAURICE de Berkeley Lord Berkeley, son of THOMAS de Berkeley Lord Berkeley & his wife Joan de Ferrers of the Earls of Derby ([Apr 1281]-31 May 1326, bur Wallingford, transferred to Bristol St Augustine’s).

      iii) ELEANOR la Zouche . A manuscript relating to Ranton Priory, Staffordshire records that “Johanni de Harecourt” married firstly “Elianoram la Souche”[1164]. Her parentage is confirmed by Kirkby’s Inquest for Yorkshire, probably dated to [1284/85], which records Bingley as held by “Stephanus Waleys”, who held it from “Elienora de Zuche” who held it from “Milisanta de Monte Alto matre sua”[1165]. m as his first wife, JOHN de Harcourt, son of RICHARD [II] de Harcourt & his first wife Margaret Beke (-before 2 May 1330).

      [Source: The Medieval Lands Project, "EON la Zouche", downloased 25 Augustg 2018, dvmansur; see link in Aources.]

      Sir Thomas, the fifth lord, was born in 1292. He contracted a high marriage with one of royal descent, and when about 40 was made High Sheriff of Northampton (1330-1332) in the early part of the reign of Edward III. "The office was not as in these days, but esteemed equal to the care of princes, an office of great trust and reputation, and justly esteemed honos sine onere." (Halstead)
      Our chronicler continues: "He married Lucie the daughter of Eudo de la Zouche and Millicent, one of the sisters and heirs of George de Cantelupe, Lord of Abergavenny, (on the River Usk in Wales,) with whom he had in free marriage nine Messuages, (houses with adjoining lands), one Toft (a grove), and four Virgates of Land (yard lands of from 15 to 40 acres each) with their appurtenances in Harringworth. The house of de la Zouche was lineally descended from Alan the famous Earl and Sovereign of Little Britain." Sir Thomas, my Lady Lucie, had one son, Sir Henry de Greene, afterward Lord Chief Justice of England.
      Lady Lucie had royal blood. From her only son have descended the Earls of Wiltshire, Montague, Peterborough and Sandwich, as well as a host of good Americans, including the Warwick and Quidnessett Greenes. For their benefit Lady Lucie de la Zouche's pedigree is given.
      Charles the Bald, the grandson of Charlemagne, was King of France from 823-877. When at war with his brothers and in sore straits, he called to his aid Robert the Strong, a Saxon leader in England, and rewarded him with rick territorial grants and the titles of Count of Anjou and Duke of Ile de France. This was in 861. Duke Robert was every inch a military man, and won renown for his victories over the Norsemen, after they were successful almost everywhere else. It is from him that the martial spirit came that has blazed out anew now and then down the centuries, among his descendants, as in Lord Montague and the Earl of Sandwich in England, and our own General Nathaniel Greene of Revolutionary War fame.
      Robert the Strong fell in battle with the Norsemen. A son Hugh was later killed in a Norse battle also. Robert's two sons, Duke Eudes and Duke Robert, are by some reckoned among the kings of Freance, as they exercised the power of a ruler. Eudes long fought the Norsemen with dogges courage. Robert, who succeeded this brother, had civil wars to contend with. When Robert's son, Count Hugo the White, or Hugo the Great, became Duke of France, there was nominally a descendant of Charlemagne on the French throne. In reality Hugo was king in all but name. His son, Hugh Capet, in 987, wrested the throne from the weak puppet upon it, and was crowned king at Rheims. Hugo Capet married a sister of Guilhem Fier-a-Bras (William of the Iron Arm), the Duke of Aquitaine.

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    1. [S338] Charlton.FTW.