John MOWBRAY Knight [Parents] 1-5781 was born 2 on 29 Nov 1310 in Hovingham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 3 on 4 Oct 1361 in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. John married 4 (MRIN:2548) Joan LANCASTER-5782 in bet 28 Feb 1326/7 and 4 June 1328.
JOHN DE MOWBRAY, Knt., 3td Lord Mowbray, Baron of Axholme, Linco]nsbire, Baron of Bramber, Sussex, lord of Gower in Wales, Keeper of Berwick-on-Tweed, son and heir, born at Hovingham, Yorkshire 29 Nov. 1310 and baptized there. As a child, he was affianced to marry MAUD DE HOLAND, daughter of Robert de Holand, Knt., jtt Lord Holand, by Maud, daughter and co-heiress of Alan la Zouche, Knt., Lord Zouche [see SAVAGE 8]. This marriage never took place. He was imprisoned in the Tower of London with his mother 26 Feb. 1321/2. He married between 28 Feb. 1326/7 and 4 June 1328 JOAN OF LANCASTER, 6th and youngest daughter of Henry ofLancaster, Knt., Earl of Lancaster (grandson of King Henry III), by Maud, daughter and heiress of Patrick de Chaworth, Knt. [see LANCASTER 6 for her ancestry]. They had one son, John, Knt. [4th Lord Mowbray] and two daughters, Blanche and Eleanor. On the accession of King Edward III, his father's attainder was reversed, and he had livery of all his father's lands, excepting those of the Templars. He was summoned to Parliament from 10 Dec. 1327 to 20 Nov. 1360. He served in the Scots and French wars. In 1333, while he was with the king's army at Berwick, a band of intruders raided the lordship of Gower and plundered some of his tenants. In 1337 two ships were provided for him going to Scotland. In 1338 he was ordered to take all his forces to Sussex to defend the coast. In 1342 he and his wife, Joan, received a papal indult for plenary remission. He was one of the commanders of the English Army at the Battle of Nevili's Cross, Durham 17 Oct. 1346. He was present at the siege of Calais in 1347. His wife, Joan, died 7 July [?1349], and was buried before the high altar at Byland. He is said to have taken part in the naval defeat of the Spaniards off Winchelsea in 1350. He married (2nd) before papal dispensation dated 4 May 1351 (they being related in the 4th and 3rd degrees of kindred) ELIZABETH DE VERE, widow of Hugh de Courtenay, K.G. (died before 2 Sept. 1349), and daughter of John de Vere, 7th Earl of Oxford, by Maud, daughter of Bartholomew de Badllesmere, Lord Badlesmere. They had no known surviving issue. In 1354 his title to Gower was contested by Thomas Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick in the Court of Common Pleas, which suit was decided in Warwick's favor. In 1356 he witnessed the surrender by Baliol of his claim to the Scottish crown in favor of Edward. SIR JOHN DE MOWBRAY, 3rd Lord Mowbray, died of pestilence at York 4 Oct. 1361, and was buried at the church of Friars Minor, Bedford. His widow, Elizabeth, married (3rd) before 18 Jan. 1368/9 William de Cossington, Knt. (living 6 July 1380), son and heir of Stephen de Cossington, of Cosynton (in Aylesford) and Acrise, Kent. She died 16 August 1375.