Thursday, October 20, 2011

JOAN GOUSHILL (STANLEY) 1409-1459

[Ancestral Link: Harold William Miller, son of Edward Emerson Miller, son of Anna Hull (Miller), daughter of William Hull, son of Anna Hyde (Hull), daughter of Uriah Hyde, son of Ezra Hyde, son of William Hyde, son of Samuel Hyde, son of William Hyde, son of Robert Hyde, son of Jane Davenport (Hyde), daughter of Blanch Warburton (Davenport), daughter of Jane Stanley (Warburton), daughter of William Stanley, son of Joan Goushill (Stanley).]


[Ancestral Link: Harold William Miller, son of Edward Emerson Miller, son of Anna Hull (Miller), daughter of William Hull, son of Anna Hyde (Hull), daughter of Uriah Hyde, son of Elizabeth Leffingwell (Hyde), daughter of Sarah Abell (Leffingwell), daughter of Joshua Abell, son of Robert Abell, son of Frances Cotton (Abell), daughter of Mary Mainwaring (Cotton), daughter of Margaret Mainwaring (Mainwaring), daughter of Randle Mainwaring, son of Katherine Honford (Mainwaring), daughter of Margaret Savage (Honford), daughter of Catherine Stanley (Savage), daughter of Joan Goushill (Stanley).]




Tomb of Thomas and Joan Goushill Stanley





Joan and Thomas Crypt


Lady Joan De Goushill, Baroness Stanley



short biography of Joan Gousell (Goushill)
Joan Gousell (Goushill) was the daughter and coheir of Sir Robert Goushill of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, the twice widowed daughter of Richard FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel. Elizabeth's first marriage was to Sir William de Montagu, and her second to Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk.



Joan married Sir Thomas Stanley, KG, Lord of Lathom and Knowsley, 1st Baron Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, King's Chamberlain, Justice of the Counties of Chester, Flint and North Wales. Sir Thomas Stanley was the eldest son and of Sir John Stanley and Isabell Harington, daughter of Robert de Harington and Isabel Loring. Joan's husband, Sir Thomas, died on February 11, 1458/1459. It was through the effort of Joan Gousell's and Sir Thomas Stanley's sons, Thomas and William who turned against Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, and their son-in-law Sir John Savage who was commander of the left wing of Henry Tudor's army that gave the crown to Henry Tudor.



Sir Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill had six children:


Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby, who married first Eleanor de Neville, and second Margaret Beaufort.


Sir William Stanley, invested as Knight of the Garter in 1487. He was beheaded for and alleged share in the Perkin Warbeck conspiracy in 1495.


Sir John Stanley

Elizabeth Stanley, who married Thomas le Stange, and Sir Richard Molyneux.

Margaret Stanley, who married Sir William Troutbeck, who was killed in the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, and married John le Boteler (Butler) as her second husband, and Henry Grey as her third husband.

Katherine Stanley married Sir John Savage of Clifton, England. Sir John Savage was the commander of the left wing of Henry Tudor's army at Bosworth.



References

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
Source-- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
found on ancestry.com



Royalty
Joan Goushill is a descendant of King Edward I
Source: Plantagenet Ancestry, By Douglas Richardson, Kimball G. Everingham, David Faris, page 490

found on ancestry.com

5 comments:

  1. Hi there! You've done a lot of work!
    Lady Joan Baroness Stanley Goushill is my 14th Great-Grandmother. Are we related?

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  2. Thank you for posting all this wonderful work & family history! Lady Joan Baroness Stanley Goushill is my 17th Great Grandmother.

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  3. Thanks for posting your work! Joan is my 15th great grandmother as well!

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  4. Wow! She's also my 16th great grandmother!

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  5. I have found sites that claim she was born in 1401 otherwise her father would be in question as he died in 1403. I am not sure if her birthdate in 1401 is legit as her parents seem to have married in September of 1401 which would have meant her mother was already pregnant with her.

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