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CP VIII:203 states Richard was the brother of Henry who m. Christian, not his son:
Richard Lovel, br. and h.(a) Scutage was demanded from him at the end of Oct. 1217.(b) On 25 June 1218 he had livery of the barony of Cary, his inheritance.(c) He took part in the successfui campaign against Llewelyn in Wales, under the Earl of Pembroke, in 1223.(d) In 1224 he released his claim to pasturage in Aldingbourne to the Bishop of Chichester.(e) In 1225 he was one of the assistants to the sheriff in conveying to Winchester Castle the money collected in Somerset for the fifteenth granted to the King.(f) He took part in Henry IIIs futile expedition to France in 1230.(g) In 1231 he had a charter of free warren in Cary.(h) He contributed to the scutage in Dorset and Somerset in 1235-36.(i) He confirmed his fathers gifts of the advowson of Castle Cary to Bath,(j) and of land in Hawick to St. Andrews,(k) and his mothers grant of land in Pidecombe to Bruton Priory.(l) He is returned as holding fees in Storrington, Sussex, and Stourton, Wilts, in 1242-43,(m) and (as _dominus Ricardus Lupellus_) the barony of Cary in chief in 1251-52.(n) In 1254 he was charged on 18 fees in Somerset for the aid for making the Kings eldest son a knight.(o) He m. Alice, whose parentage is unknown.(p) He d. before 21 Jan. 1254/5, when the escheator was ordered to take possession.(q) On 17 Oct. 1256 the marriage of his widow Alice was granted to Nicholas de Haversham.(r)
(a) He was a minor in 1203, when he was vouched to warrant land in Biddisham, given him by his late father Henry (_Curia Regis Roll._, vol. ii, p. 206), and is probably the Richard Lovel junior who held 2 knights fees in Somerset and Dorset in 1210-12 (_Red Book_, p. 545). The 1280 pedigree (see ante, p. 200, note a") inserts a brother Maurice, holding the family estates, between Henry and Richard. (b) _Rot. Lit. Claus._, vol. i, p. 373. (c) _Excerpt. e Rot. Fin._, vol. i, p. 13. (d) _Rot. Lit. Claus._, vol. i, p. 573. (e) _Idem_, p.656; _Sussex Fines_, Sussex Rec. Soc., vol. i, p. 51. (f) _Rot. Lit. Claus.,_ vol. ii, pp. 73, 75. (g) __Close Rolls_, 1227-31, p. 448. (h) _Idem_, p. 487. (i) _Book of Fees_, pp. 426, 427. (j) _Somerset Fines_, vol. i, p. 101. (k) _Reg. Sci. Andree_ (Bannatye Club), p. 261. (l) _Bruton Cartul._, ut supra, no. 38. The land had been given with the consent of his brothers and himself for the endowment of the chapel of Pidecombe at its dedication. Another confirmation (no. 47) was attested by his son Sir Henry Lovel, and by Sir Maurice Lovel. (m) _Book of Fees_, pp. 689, 736. (n) _Idem_, p. 1265. (o) Pipe Roll, 38 Hen. III. (q) _Excerpt. e Rot. Fin._, vol.. ii, p. 200. (r) He paid for it 200 marks of silver and 2 marks of gold; it had previously been granted to William de Berkele, the Kings yeoman, who, however, took another wife (_Cal. Patent Rolls_, 1247-58, pp. 503-4). [Ref: CP VIII:203]
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