10/1/1358, Thomas Butler born in Tyrley, Staffordshire, England, s/o 3803028. William le Boteler & 3803029. Joan de Sudeley.
12/22/1362, Thomas’ father died.
~1365, Alice born in England, d/o 3803030. John de Beauchamp & 3803031. Joan de Cherleton.
By 1367, Thomas’ mother died.
8/11/1367, Thomas coheir to his uncle John de Sudeley (s/o 7606058), 3rd Lord Sudeley.
12/6/1367, Commitment to William le Botiller of Wemme (Thomas’ much older half brother) of the wardship of a moiety of all the lands in the counties of Warwick, Gloucester and Worcester late of John de Sudleye, knight, who held in chief, to hold the same, with the issues since John's death, until the lawful age of Thomas, son of Joan late the wife of William le Botiller, and kinsman and one of the heirs of John, rendering £100 Yearly. (S) CFRs.
1370, Thomas coheir to his great-grand uncle Peter de Montfort, 3rd Lord Montfort. [Peter had 2 sisters, Elizabeth –Freville descent; and Maud – Sudeley/Botiller descent. (S) Hist. of Surrey, V3, 1911, Ashtead.]
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
4/14/1378 at Coventry, Debtor: William Bagot, …, Thomas Boteller of Coventry [Warwicks]. … Amount: £46 13s. 4d. (S) UKNA.
2/18/1379 at Coventry, Creditor: John Muldrych' the younger, of Coventry, and Thomas Botiller of Coventry, merchants [Warwicks], Amount: £88. (S) UKNA.
1379, Thomas heir to his aunt Margery de Sudeley.
11/30/1379, Commitment to Thomas son of William Botiller, knight, kinsman and heir of Margery late the wife of Robert Massy, ' chivaler,' sister and one of the heirs of John de Sudleye, 'chivaler,' who held of the king in chief. (S) CFRs.
11/17/1380, Writ to the escheator to take proof of the age of the said Thomas, son of William Botiller of Wemme, knight, and Joan, his wife, one of the sisters and heirs of John de Sudleye, knight, and kinsman and heir not only of the said John, …, but also of Margery, the other sister and heir of the said John, … The lands of the inheritance of the said Thomas are in his own custody until his lawful age. Stafford … Thomas was born at Tyrley and baptized in the church of Drayton ‘in the Halys’ on Monday after Michaelmas, 32 Edward III, and was 22 years of age and more on Monday after Michaelmas last. … (S) CIsPM.
11/23/1380, Order to give Thomas Botiller seisin of the lands of John de Sudleye knight his uncle and Margery his aunt; as he being son of William Botiller of Wemme knight by Joan his wife one of the said John's sisters, and cousin and heir as well of the said John, tenant in chief of the late king, as of Margery the other sister and heir, tenant in chief of the king, has proved his age before William Walshale escheator in Staffordshire, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. (S) CCRs.
[––Thomas & Alice––]
~1383, Thomas married Alice.
1/12/1384, “Defeasance between Thomas de Beauchamp', earl of Warrewyk' and lord of Gower, and Sir Baldwin de Frevill', … whereupon the said Sir Baldwin and Thomas Boteler of Sudele should sue out a writ …” (S) UKNA.
1385, Thomas settled the manor of Griff, Warwickshire, on himself and his wife Alice. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V4, 1947, Chilvers Coton.
1390, Thomas le Boteler made a pilgrimage to the holy land where he made contact with the Saracens, contrary to papal prohibition.
6/1391, Thomas was excommunicated by Pope Boniface IX.
3/1392, After a payment of alms Thomas was absolved by the Pope.
11/1393, Grant by Thomas Botyler, son and heir of William Botyler, of Farleghwyke, to Thomas Hungerford, knight, …, of all the lands and tenements &c. which he inherited after his said father's death in Farlegh and Farleghwyke, or elsewhere within the hundred of Bradeforde : [ Wilts. ] (S) UKNA.
1394, William de Bello Campo held the castle and manor of Beaudesert for life. Thomas Botiller of Sudeley, knight, and Baldwin Frevyle recognised the right of Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, and he granted the reversion of the manor, which William de Bello Campo held for life, half to Thomas and the heirs of his body by rent of a rose, and failing … (S) IPM of William de Beauchamp at Warwick.
8/1394-2/1395, Thomas served in Ireland.
2/12/1397, Thomas Boteler and John de Berkele, knights, to be paid £11 4s. for 28 days at parliament representing Gloucestershire. (S) CCRs.
1397, Thomas exempted from serving on assizes, …
9/20/1397, Thomas died. (S) CCRs, 7/1/1414, Writ ‘melius sciri’.
9/21/1398, Writ for IPM of Thomas Botiller, knight: Gloucester: He held Sudeley manor jointly with Alice his wife, who is still living, … He died on Saturday, 21 September last. John, aged 14 years on the feast of St Margaret last, is his son and heir. Warwick: … Derset and Gryve. The manors … Worcester: … (S) CIsPM.
9/30/1399, Henry IV succeeded Richard II as King of England.
Alice married 2nd Sir John Dalyngridge.
11/4/1406, John son and heir of Thomas Botiller of Suydeleye knight (militis) to Alice late the wife of the said Thomas and now of John Dalyngrugge knight. Confirmation … of the estate for life in the manors and advowsons of Suydley co. Gloucester, Dorset and Greve co. Warrewyk which she has by charter of demise. (S) CCRs.
1408, Sir John died.
1408-42, Plaintiffs: [Alice], late the wife of John Dallyngryge, knt. and sometime the wife of Thomas Boteler, knt. … Subject: Detention of money raised out of lands, etc., in cos. Worcester and Warwick, for the benefit of the said Thomas's children. (S) UKNA.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (9 months old) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
10/15/1439, Presentee: Prior and Convent of S. Pancreas, Lewes. Lady Alice Dalungregge, widow. (S) Sussex Record Society, 1904.
11/10/1440, Richard Brigges, co. Kent, ‘husbondman,’ for not appearing before the justices of the bench to answer Alice Dalyngregge touching a plea of trespass … her park at Bodyham, hunted therein … carried away deer … Sussex. (S) CPRs.
2/5/1442, Alice died.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P794.
Children of Thomas and Alice: [4 sons, 2 daughters]
i. John Botiller, born 1385 in England. [Heir]
By 1411, John died, his brother William his heir, younger brother William became the heir.
4/27/1412, IPM of William de Beauchamp at Warwick. William de Bello Campo held the castle and manor of Beaudesert for life. Thomas Botiller of Sudeley, knight, and Baldwin Frevyle recognised the right of Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, and he granted the reversion of the manor, which William de Bello Campo held for life, half to Thomas and the heirs of his body by rent of a rose, and failing … The heirs are now William Botiller of Sudeley, brother of John son and heir of Thomas, aged 23 years and more, and Baldwin son of Baldwin Frevile, knight, a minor in the king’s ward, aged 17 years and more. (S) CIsPM.
ii. William Botiller, born 1388 in England.
5/11/1411, IPM of William de Beauchamp. … Warwick: … the castle and manor of Beaudesert … half to Baldwin Frevyle and the heirs of his body, and failing them to Thomas Botiller and the heirs of his body … The heirs are now William Botiller of Sudeley, brother of John son and heir of Thomas, aged 23 years and more, and Baldwin son of Baldwin Frevile, knight, a minor in the king’s ward, aged 17 years and more. (S) CIsPM.
1/20/1412, William Boteler of Suydeley, son and heir of Thomas Boteler knight, to Roger Baker, Simon Baker and John Baker of Coventre. (S) CCRs.
1417, William died, his brother Ralph his heir.
1442, Alice, late the wife of William Botiller, became governess of ‘toddler’ King Henry VI.
iii. Elizabeth Botiller, born ? in England.
10/30/1410, Master Peter vicar of Bourne by Pevenseye to Thomas Seinclere and Philip Darcy esquires. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Botiller knight and wife of John Norbury esquire seisin of the manors of Hammes and Bukstede co. Sussex for her life, according to the will of William Heroun knight late her husband and to a charter to her made by Master Peter. (S) CCRs.
iv. Joan le Boteler (950757), born ~1395 in England.
v. Ralph Butler, born ? in England.
~1419, Ralph 1st married Elizabeth Norbury, widow of John Hende of London, d/o Sir John Norbury [Treasurer of England, and husband of his older sister Elizabeth.]
1460, Ralph son and heir Thomas died.
1/8/1463, Ralph married 2nd Alice Lovel [born Deincourt].
1473, Ralph died, his heirs were the descendants of his 2 sisters.