Geoffrey I de Porhoët
(Abt 1126-)
Hawise Fergan
(Abt 1130-)
Philip de Belmeis Lord of Tong, Salop and Ashby, co. Leicester
(Abt 1110-)
Maud la Meschine
(Abt 1126-After 1190)
Alan La Zouche
(Abt 1157-1190)
Alice de Belmeis
(Abt 1160-)
Roger La Zouche
(Abt 1182-Bef 1238)


Family Links

1. Margaret Biset

Roger La Zouche 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1182, <Ashby, Leicestershire>, England
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Biset about 1204
  • Died: Bef 14 May 1238

   Another name for Roger was Roger la Zouche.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Baron Zouche :

Baron Zouche is a title that has thrice been created in the Peerage of England . The de la Zouche family descended from Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby , sometimes called Alan de Porhoët and Alan la Coche (c. 1136-1190), a Breton who settled in England during the reign of Henry II . He was the son of Vicomte Geoffrey I de Porhoët and Hawisa of Brittany. He married Adeline (Alice) de Belmeis, daughter of Phillip de Belmeis and Maud la Meschine and died at North Melton in Devon . He obtained Ashby in Leicestershire (called after him Ashby-de-la-Zouch ) by his marriage. His son was Roger la Zouche (c. 1175- bef. 14 May 1238).

  Noted events in his life were:

• Heir: to brother William de Belmeis, 1199.

• Sheriff of Devonshire, 1228-1231.

• Witnessed a charter: to Henry III's confirmation of the Magna Charta.

Roger married Margaret Biset, daughter of Henry Biset and Aubrey FitzRichard, about 1204. (Margaret Biset was born about 1179 in North Molton, Devon, England and died after 28 Jan 1232 in Ashby, Leicestershire, England.)


1 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 39-28, 60-29 (Robert de Vere).


3, Baron Zouche.

Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 30 Oct 2017 with Legacy 9.0 from Millennia