Sir Nicholas Goushill of Hoveringham
(Abt 1316-1393)
Sir Richard FitzAlan 11th Earl of Arundel & 10th Earl of Surrey
Elizabeth de Bohun Countess of Arundel
(Abt 1350-1385)
Sir Robert Goushill of Hoveringham, Lord of Hault Hucknall Manor
(Abt 1363-Bef 1414)
Elizabeth FitzAlan d'Arundelle
Joan Goushill
(Abt 1402-After 1460)


Family Links

1. Sir Thomas de Stanley K.G., 1st Baron Stanley, Lord Lt. of Ireland

Joan Goushill 2 3 4 5

  • Born: Abt 1402, <Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire>, England
  • Marriage (1): Sir Thomas de Stanley K.G., 1st Baron Stanley, Lord Lt. of Ireland about 1427 1
  • Died: After 1460

   Another name for Joan was Joan Gousell.

  Research Notes:

Only daughter, and heiress, of Sir Robert Goushill.

Primary source: Wikipedia, ref. The Complete Peerage, Vol XII/1, pg 249-252; Rolls of Parliament, vol. v. pp 279, 312b, and 348; British Queens and Kings, Mike Ashley Name spelled Gousell or Goushill.


From Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry, , p. 52-53:

"V. LADY JOAN GOUSHILL, daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, by Elizabeth Fitz Alan, married Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley, Knight of the Garter, who died 37 Henry VI. [Dugdale II. p. 248]. [E. Stemmate,--Ece. 37. H. 6]. 'Who being a Knight in 9 Henry 6 was constituted Lieutenant of Ireland, for the term of six years, and in 27 Henry 6 (with John Viscount Beaumont and others) was one of the Commissioners appointed to treat with the Scots for a truce between both Relms. In 28 Henry 6 (with James Earl of Wiltshire and others) he was put in commission for the defence of the Town and Castle of Calais; and also of the meedes adjacent, and Toure of Kirfbank, for the term of five years. He was likewise Chamberlain to the King; and in 30 Henry 6 was again constituted a Commissioner, to treat with James Earl of Douglass upon those articles which had been formerly signed by him.'

"He had issue by Joan Goushill, his wife:
1. Thomas Stanley, Earl of Derby.
2. Sir William Stanley, of Holt, who crowned Henry VII. on Boxworth field; Chamberlain to the King. Beheaded 1494.
3. John Stanley, of Weever, Cheshire.
4. James Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester.
5. Margaret, married Sir William Troutbeck, of whom presently.
6. Elizabeth, married Sir Richard Molineux, Knt.
7. Katherine, married Sir John Savage."

  Birth Notes:

Glenda Turcks has b. abt 1402

  Death Notes:

Glenda Turcks has d. Feb 1457 or 1458.

Wikipedia has d. 1459.

  Noted events in her life were:

Living, 1460.

Joan married Sir Thomas de Stanley K.G., 1st Baron Stanley, Lord Lt. of Ireland, son of Sir John de Stanley King & Lord of the Isle of Man and the Isles, K.G. and Elizabeth Harington, about 1427.1 (Sir Thomas de Stanley K.G., 1st Baron Stanley, Lord Lt. of Ireland was born in 1406 in Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England, died on 11 Feb 1459 in Knowsley, Lancashire, England and was buried on 18 Mar 1459 in Burscough Priory near Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.)


1 Website:,

2 Glenn, Thomas Allen, ed, Reifsnyder-Gillam Ancestry. (Philadelphia: (Privately Printed), 1902.), pp. 52-53.

3 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 20-33.

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5 Website:, (Manx Notebook v. 11).

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