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Also known as Alan de Boxhulle and Alan Boxhul, Alan Boxhull, Alan Boxhill, Alan Boxhall Alan Bokeshull, Alan Buxhill, Alan Buxhull
Born: about 1323 Boxhull, Surrey
Died: 2 November 1381, Tower of London, Middlesex, England
Parents: Alan Bokeshull (born Buxhill, Surrey) married Maud
Spouse 1: Bigwood
Elizabeth Buxhull married Sir Roger Lynde Lord of Mapledurham (died 1407) widower of Margery Bardolf
Amice Buxhull Lady of Mapledurham (born 1353, died October 1416, buried St Peter's church, Westminster) married 1: John de Beverley (died 1380, buried Westminster Abbey) valet and esquire to Edward III married 2: Sir Robert Bardolf Lord of Mapledurham (died 20 May 1395) Constable of Porchester
Spouse 2: Maud Francis/Fraunceys (born about 1360, London, Middlesex, England, died before 5 August 1424) daughter of Adam Fraunceys (died 4 May 1375, buried St Helen's convent church, Bishopsgate) Mayor of London 1352-1354. MP: 1352-69, married Agnes. Maud married firstly John Aubrey and later married (before 4 May 1383) John Montacute 3rd Earl of Salisbury (born 1350, died 5 January 1400, Beheaded by the people at Cirencester)
Alan Buxhull (born 22 June 1382, after 1424)
Heraldic Coat of Arms: Or a lion rampant queue fourchee azure fretty argent. Described by George Beltz as Or, a lion rampant Azure, fretty Argent
Crest: A saracen's head proper, Crowned Or.
Knight of the Garter 1372, Stall 6, became a member of the Order of the Garter after the death of Ralph Stafford
Alan served in Brittany and was made a Knight Banneret and Constable of St Sauveur. Alan was made the Constable of the Tower of London, he fought at the battle of Crecy in 1346 and battle of Poitiers in 1356. At Westminster on 11 August 1378 it is said that 2 prisoners named Hawlay and Shakyl had escaped from the Tower of London and taken refuge in Westminster Abbey. Alan with a group of men followed them into the church and a fight broke out where Hawlay and a monk were killed. The Archbishop of Cantebury issed an excommunication against all those involved, and Alan had to pay a large fine for the excommunication to be lifted.
Memorials Of The Most Noble Order Of The Garter From Its Foundation To The Present Time, George Beltz, 1841