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6/11/1274, William born in England, 3rd s/o 15212112. William le Boteler & 15212113. Ankaret ap Madoc.
~1283, Ela born in England, d/o 11820110. Roger de Herdeburgh & 11820111. Ida de Oddingseles.
Bef. 12/11/1283, William’s father died.
Aft. 6/16/1284, William heir to his paternal grandfather.
Aft. 6/10/1285, William’s mother married Robert de Nevill.
1286, William's older brother John died, his older brother Gawain the heir.
10/15/1287, IPM of John le Botiller of Wemme: Angareta, late the wife of William le Botyler, has a third part of all the above in dower. Gawayn his brother, aged 17 at the feast of the Purification, is his next heir. (S) CIsPM.
By 1286, William became the ward of Walter de Langton, Lord Treasurer; and of Walter de Beauchamp, Steward of the King’s Household.
Bef. 3/21/1290, IPM Gawain le Butiller: his heir – William le Buteler his brother, age 16 at the feast of St. Barnabas, son of William le Botiler (S) CIsPM. [Sir Walter de Hopton, likely son of William’s step-grandfather, named in the inquisition.]
8/26/1296, William summoned to parliament as a baron.
[–––William & Beatrice–––]
1297, William le Botiller of Wemme sued Vivian de Chetewynde of Stalebrok to give up to him the custody of the land and heir of William de Stalebrok, which belonged to him because the said William held his land by military service of Matilda de Paunton (Pantolf), the grandmother of William le Botiller, whose heir he is. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, V7, Part1, 1886.
Bef. 1298, William married Beatrice ?.
8/14/1298, Protection … Nicholas de Alditheleye [Audley], William le Butiller of Wemme, both with the king, by writ of privy seal. (S) Calendar of Documents Relating to Scotland.
11/1/1298, Order to cause William le Botyller of Wemme, kinsman and heir of Ralph le Botiller, to be acquitted of the scutage exacted from him for the service of three knights’ fees in the king’s army ow Wales in the fifth year of his reign, as Ralph was with the king by his order in that army … Order to acquit the said William, kinsmand and heir of Maud de Wemme, of the scutage … army of Wales in the tenth year … (S) CCRs.
3/24/1301, Order to cause William le Botiller, son and heir of William le Botiller of Wemme, to be acquitted of the demand made upon him for scutage for three knights’ fees …
[–––William de Hopton & Ela–––]
1297, Ela de Herdeberg and her sister Isabel jointly held the manor of Puttenham. (S) History of the County of Hertford, V2, 1908.
Ela 1st married Walter de Hopton, Knt.
Ela 1st married Walter de Hopton, Knt.
1300, Ela and her brother presented at the church of Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire.
Walter de Hopton died. (S) CPRs.
4/6/1304, Grant to Robert de la Warde, steward of the household, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of two parts of the lands late of Walter de Hopton, who held by knight service of the heirs of Richard son of Alan, sometime earl of Arundel, … with the marriage of the heirs. (S) CPRs.
1304, Isabel the wife of John de Hulles, who, jointly with her husband, granted the manor of Weston Turville to Ella widow of Walter de Hopton. (S) A History of the County of Buckingham, V2, 1908.
[–––William & Ela–––]
11/22/1306, William married 2nd Ela.
1307, William of Wem granted 60 acres of heath at Hinstoke, Salop, with the advowson, to the monks of Alcester.
7/7/1307, Edward II became king on the death of his father.
3/17/1308, Commission … conservators of the peace … William le Butiller of Wemme … co. Salop. (S) CPRs.
1308-25, William summoned to Parliament.
11/6/1311, Agnes of Norwich quit claimed interest in manors of Asphall and Debenham to “William le Butiller, Elen his wife”. (S) UKNA.
10/16/1313, Pardon … [adherents of Thomas, earl of Lancaster] … on account of the capture, detention, or death of Peter de Gavaston, … William le Botiller … (S) CPRs.
4/12/1314, Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry Spirgurnel, William de Stafford and William le Botyller of Wemme, … (S) CPRs.
4/13/1314, Appointment … conservators of the peace … William le Botiller of Wemme … co. Salop. (S) CPRs.
4/24/1315, Commission to William le Butyller of Wemme … complaint of the burgesses of the town of Montgomery, … (S) CPRs.
6/20/1315, Commission of oyer and terminer to Fulk Lestraunge and William le Botiller of Wemme, touching acts of oppression … on the people of the king’s land of Montgomery … (S) CPRs.
2/28/1316, Pardon, at the instance of queen Isabella, to William le Butiller of Wemme and Ella his wife, … trespasses … (S) CPRs.
2/26/1317, Commission to … William Trussel the elder … on representation of William le Butiller of Wemme, son and heir of William le Butiller of Wemme, that his father and his ancestors held the manor of Dodynton, co. Salop, … according to English law and not Welsh … (S) CPRs.
12/7/1318, William le Botiller of Wemme granted a market and fair at Narborough manor, Liecestershire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
4/27/1320, Confirmation of grants by William le Botyller of Wemme to Richard Knyght of Hethe and his heirs … (S) CPRs.
11/11/1321, Commission of peace … William le Butiller of Vemme … for Salop. (S) CPRs.
11/28/1325, Commission to William le Butiller of Wemme … evildoers … co. Salop. (S) CPRs.
2/1/1327 at Westminster, Edward III, age 14, crowned king of England.
5/20/1327, Licence for William le Butiller of Wemme to enfeoff … manor of Didynton, … to re-grant it to the said William … with remainder to John Lestraunge of Blankmostier and Ankareta, his wife … (S) CPRs.
1/29/1329, Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for William le Boteler of Wemme. (S) CPRs.
3/21/1332, Appointment of … as keepers of the county … to arrest all disturbers of the king’s peace … Willima le Botyller of Wemme, John Lestraunge, … for the county of Salop … (S) CPRs.
1332, William le Botiller, of Wemme, sued Richard de Burghton, and Alice his wife … that they, together with … near Stafford had taken and abducted …, Christiana, Sibil, and Isabella, the daughters and heirs of William de Charnes, who were under age, and whose marriages belonged to him. (S) Plea Rolls for Staffordshire, V11, 1890.
9/14/1334, William, “of Wem, Dodington and Hinstock, Shropshire and Oversley, and Warwickshire” died. (S) UKNA.
1334, Ela granted her manor of Carshalton to her son William, “the Younger”.
7/5/1343, Licence for William le Botiller of Wemme to enfeoff William de Stoke … of the manor of Wemme which Ela late the wife of William le Botiller holds in dower … (S) CPRs.
2/14/1346, Exemplification … pleas at York … Ela late the wife of William le Botiller of Wemme and John de Peyto the younger and Alice his wife … demand against William le Botiller of Wemme, ‘chivaler,’ … the manor of Wylye … Hugh de Hardeburgh, whose kinwomen and heirs the said Ela and Alice are … reverting to them by the death of Nicholas [de Hardeburgh] without heir … reverted to Hugh, and after him to Roger his son and heir, then to Ela, the now demandant and Isabella, as daughters and heir of Roger, and from Isabella the pourparty descended to Alice … and one Dionesia as daughters and heirs … [Dionesia] died without heirs … adjudged that Ela John and Alice recover … (S) CPRs, 2/14/1346.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P88.
· There is also a William le Botiller of Werington, and a William le Boteler of Eyton prominent at this time. (S) CPRs.
Children of William and Beatrice:
i. William le Boteler (3803028), born 9/8/1298 in
ii. Isabel le Botlier, born ? in England.
Isabel married Simon Basset.
Children of Walter and Ela are:
i. Walter de Hopton, born ~1303 in England.
Walter married Joan ?.
8/26/1346-47, Walter, Knt., fought at the Battle of Crecy and Seige of Calais.
11/10/1367, Walton died.
Elizabeth de Hopton.
She married John de Cherleton. [and apparently died without issue.]
Children of William and Ela:
i. Ankaret le Boteler (2955027), born ~1300 in
ii. Denise le Botiler (No. 2110859), born ~1305 in
iii. William le Botlier, “the younger”, born ? in England.
v. Edward le Boteler, born ? in England.
Edward, Rector of Weston Turville.
vi. Ida le Botlier, born ? in England.
Ida married William Trussel.
vii. Alice le Botlier, born ? in England.
Alice married Nicholas de Longford, Knt., of Longford, Derbyshire.