- Born: Castle Cary, North Cadbury, Somerset, England
- Marriage: Alice 141
- Died: Before 21 Jan 1254(5), Castle Cary, North Cadbury, Somerset, England 141
Information about this person:
• Background Information. 141
Richard Lovel, brother & heir and son of Henry Lovel. Scutage was demanded from him at the end of Oct 1217. On 24 Jun 1218, he had livery of the barony of Cary, his inheritance. He took part in the successful campaign against Llewelyn in Wales, under the Earl of Pembroke, in 1223. In 1224, he released his claim to pasturage in Aldingbourne to the Bishop of Chichester. In 1225 he was one of the assistants to the sheriff in conveying to Winchester Castle the money collected in Somerset for fifteenth granted to the King. He took part in Henrys III's futile expedition to France in 1230. In 1231, he had a charter of free warren in Cary. He contributed to the scutage in Dorset and Somerset in 1235-1236. He confirmed his father's gifts to the advowson of Castle Cary to Bath, and of land in Hawick to St. Andrews, and his mother's grant of land Pidecombe to Bruton Priory. He is returned as holding fees in Storrington, Sussex and Stourton, Wiltshire, in 1242-1243 and the barony of Cary in chief in 1251-1252. In 1254, he was charged with 18 fees in Somerset for the aid for making the King's eldest son a knight.
Richard Lovel married Alice, whose parentage is not known. Richard died before 21 Jan 1254/5 when the escheator was ordered to take possession. On 17 Oct 1256, the marriage of his widow Alice was granted to Nicholas de Haversham.
~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. VIII, p. 203
Richard married Alice.141