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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Sir John Botetourt & Dame Katherine de Weyland

2955010. Sir John Botetourt & 2955011. Dame Katherine de Weyland

1332, John Butetourte born in England, s/o 5910020. Otes Botetourt & 5910021. Sibyl Deincourt.

11/11/1345, John’s father died.

~1350, Katherine born in England, d/o 5910022. Robert de Weyland  & 5910023. Cecily de Baldock.

1376, Sir John, lord of Mendham, Suffolk, died.


12/15/1376, Indenture between John son of Sir John Knyvet (2955008) knight and Joan (Johannam) his wife of the one part and Dame Katherine who was wife of Sir John Buttourt of the other part, witnessing that whereas the said Katherine has sued for dower of the manor of Mendlesham against the said John and the said Joan daughter and heir of the said John Buttourt, it is agreed amicably between them that the said John and Joan have assigned and delivered to her dower thereof as follows … (S) CCRs.

 (S) An Ess. Tow’s a Topo. Hist. of the Co. of Norfolk, Blomefield, 1807, P173. (S) Plantagenet Ancestry, P365. (S) Proceedings of the Suffolk Inst., V5, 1886, P255.

Family notes:

·         John’s cousin, Lord John Botetourt, married to Joyce la Zouche, of Worcestershire and Staffordshire was living at the same time.

Children of John and Katherine:

i. Joan Botetourt (1477505), born ~1370 in England.

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