6/11/1274, William le Botiller born in England, 3rd s/o 15212112. William le Boteler & 15212113. Ankaret ap Madoc.
~1275, Beatrice born in England.
Bef. 7/3/1281, William’s paternal grandfather died.
~1283, Ela born in England, d/o 11820110. Roger de Herdeburgh & 11820111. Ida de Oddingseles.
1283, William’s father died, leaving his older brother John as the heir.
12/11/1283, IPM of William le Boteler alias le Botyler, le Butyller, le Buttelir (Butler), of Wemme (Wem): Leicestershire: Northburi. The manor … seised jointly with Ingareta his wife … John his son, aged 17 on the day of St. Kenelm last past, is his next heir. Salop: Dodinton. A capital messuage, … Lopinton. A messuage … Warwick: Overesleye. The manor … Kingesbrome. 15s. from 3 free tenants … (S) CIsPM.
Aft. 6/10/1285, William’s mother married Robert de Nevill.
1286, William’s older brother John died, his older brother Gawain the heir.
By 7/1287, William’s brother John died leaving his brother Gawain as his 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.
By 3/1290, William’s brother Gawain died leaving William as the heir.
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.
5/1290, William heir to his paternal grandmother.
6/14/1290, IPM of Maud, Lady of Wemme, Late The Wife of Walter de Hopton. Salop: Wemme. The manor, … William, son of William le Botiler, aged 16, is her next heir. (S) CIsPM.
4/6/1294, Order to the same to take into the king's hand the lands late of Roesia Trussell (4221729), deceased, tenant by knight service of William le Botilier of Wemme, a minor in the king's ward. (S) CFRs.
4/8/1296, Order to cause William le Butiller (7606056), brother and heir of Gawain le Butiller of Wemme, tenant in chief, to have seisin of the lands that belonged to Gawain, as Walter de Langeton, the treasurer, and Walter de Bello Campo (15212120), steward of the king's household, who have the custody of the said lands. (S) CCRs.
8/26/1296, William summoned to parliament as a baron.
[–––William & Beatrice–––]
By 1297, William married 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.
7/22/1298, King Edward defeated Sir William Wallace (Braveheart) at the battle of Falkirk, Scotland. The Scots defensive position was strong, but based on spearmen with support of some cavalry and archers. Edward’s armored knights were repulsed by the amassed spear points. King Edward brought up his Welsh longbowmen. They cut gaps into the Scottish ranks through which the mounted English knights could charge. The Scots were routed, but Wallace escaped.
8/14/1298, Protection … Nicholas de Alditheleye [Audley], William le Butiller of Wemme, both with the king, by writ of privy seal. (S) Cal. of Doc’s 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 3 knights’ fees in the king’s army of 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, kinsman and heir of Maud de Wemme, of the scutage … army of Wales in the 10th 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 3 knights’ fees …
[–––Walter de Hopton & Ela–––]
1297, Ela de Herdeberg and her sister Isabel jointly held the manor of Puttenham. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Hertford, V2, 1908.
Ela 1st married Walter de Hopton, Knt.
1300, Ela and her brother presented at the church of Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire.
1305, Walter de Hopton died. (S) CPRs.
1305, Ela, daughter of Roger de Herleberg, had an interest in the manor of Herdeberewe, which was held by Roger de Herdeberg (47280440, her ggf) in 1249-50. (S) Suffolk Inst. of A&NH, V23, Pt2, Family of Reymes, P95.
3/10/1305, Writ for IPM of Walter de Hopton. (S) CFRs.
4/6/1305, Grant to Robert de la Warde, steward of the household, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of 2 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.
1305, 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 Hist. of the Co. of Buckingham, V2, 1908.
By 1306, Beatrice died.
[–––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.
5/17/1312, Grant from Thomas Tudur of Hopton to the abbey of Haghmon … Witn., Sir William le Boteler, lord of Wemme, Sir Rob. Corbet, Sir Laurence de Lodelowe, and Sir John his son, knights, … (S) Manuscripts of Shrewsbury, 4th Report, Appendix, Pt.X, 1899.
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.
1315, The manor of Willey, Warwick, held of William le Boteler of Wem and his wife Ela, and John de Hulles and his wife Isabel, sister of Ela, heirs of their grandfather Hugh de Herdeberewe (23640220).
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) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516.
1319, Thomas de Langley's right to the manor of Milcote, Warwick, unsuccessfully challenged by William le Boteler of Wem, who claimed that his ancestor Ralph had been seised thereof under Richard I. (S) Hist. of Warwick, V5, 1949, Weston-upon-Avon with Milcote.
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.
3/26/1322 at Lincoln, Debtor: William le Boteler, knight, and lord of Werrington of Notts. Creditor: Henry Bere, citizen and merchant of Lincoln. Amount: £110, on account of a loan. (S) UKNA.
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 1 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.
1334, William, “of Wem, Dodington and Hinstock, Shropshire and Oversley, and Warwickshire” died.
9/14/1334, Writ for IPM of William le Botiller of Wemme in Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Lancaster, Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester, Salop, Stafford, and the adjacent March of Wales. (S) CFRs.
9/14/1334, IPM of William le Botiller of Wemme. Warwick: Ovresleye. The manor … William his son, aged 36 years and more, is her next heir. Stafford: Tyrleye. The manor … Salop: Wemme. The manor including a fishpond with the fishery of the same, two small parks, and a profit called ‘Kylgh. Hynstoke manor … Heir as above, aged 36 at the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary last. (S) CIsPM.
9/24/1334, Order to escheator in the counties of Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lancaster, to deliver to William, son and heir of William le Botiller of Wemme, tenant in chief, the lands late of his said father, he having done homage ; saving to Ela late the wife of William her dower. (S) CFRs.
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. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V6, 1951, Willey.
· 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 England.
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.
Child: Elizabeth. She married John de Cherleton. [and apparently died without issue.]
Children of William and Ela:
i. Dionisia le Botiler, born ~1307 in England.
Dionisia married ? de Cokesey.
Son: Walter de Cokesey.
ii. William le Botlier, “the younger”, born ? in England.
iii. Edward le Boteler, born ? in England.
Edward, Rector of Weston Turville.
11/6/1376, … the death of Edward le Botiller, … Elizabeth (Eleanor, 1477513) daughter of John Lestraunge of Blakemere, being daughter of Ankaret one of the sisters of the said Edward and a minor in the king's wardship, Margaret wife of Fulk de Pembrugge knight, being daughter of Ida the second sister, Nicholas son of Nicholas de Langeford knight being son of Alice the third sister, and Walter son of Dionysia de Cokesey the fourth sister deceased are his cousins and next heirs … (S) CCRs.
iv. Ankaret le Boteler (2955027), born ~1310 in England.
v. Ida le Botlier, born ? in England.
Ida married William Trussel.
vi. Alice le Botlier, born ? in England.
Alice married Nicholas de Longford, Knt., of Longford, Derbyshire.