Person:William Lovelace (9)

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Sir. William Lovelace
d.12 Aug 1627 Seige Grolle, Holland
m. 1588
  1. Sir. William Lovelace1583 - 1627
  • HSir. William Lovelace1583 - 1627
  • WAnne Barne1587 - 1633
m. 1610
  1. Anne Lovelace1610 - 1652
  2. Thomas Lovelace1614 - 1689
  3. Richard Lovelace1617 - 1657
  4. Gov. Francis Lovelace1621 - ABT 1675
  5. Joanna Lovelace1622 - ABT 1686
  6. William LovelaceABT 1625 - 1664/65
  7. Elizabeth Lovelace1625 - 1663
  8. Capt. Dudley Lovelace1627 - 1686
Facts and Events
Name Sir. William Lovelace
Gender Male
Birth? 2 Feb 1583 Bethersden, Woolwich, Kent, England
Marriage 1610 London, Englandto Anne Barne
Death? 12 Aug 1627 Seige Grolle, Holland

He had an estate probated on 23 Jun 1628. Known as Sir William Lovelace of Woolwich, is styled Sir William Lovelace, the younger, of Bethersden in his will and inquistion post mortem. He was a member of the Virginia Company and an incorporator in the second Virginia Company in 1609. A soldier, he died during the war with Spain and Holland in the siege of Groll Holland, a few days before the town fell. Left a will. "I Sir William Lovelace of Bidersden, county of Kent, Knight, appoint my wife Anne Lovelace and Thomas Twisden of Wie, County Kent, esquire guardians of my children....I give them all my lands whatsoever in Bethersden, Holden (Sholden), Cart Magna, Shidonhurst, and Canterburie till my eldest son, Richard Lovelace attain the age of twenty-four...." Will was proved by Anne Lovelace Relict, the other executor being dead. See http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~lovelace/earliest.htm for further history on this family.