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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Lord William de Botreaux

 486680064. Lord William de Botreaux

~1175, William de Boterel born in Cornwall, England, s/o 79849538. William Boterel & 378236417. Isabel de Say

4/6/1199, John succeeded Richard I as King of England.

By 7/1210, William’s father died.

1210-11, William’s manor of Mouland in the custody of Roger de Mortimer due to his minority.

1210-12, William held half a knight's fee in Devon ca. 1210-12 of the Bishop of Exeter. (S) Red Book of the Exchequer.

1211-12, Peter FitzHerbert and William de Botreaux, as tenants in chief, held their fees in Warwickshire, the manor of Alcester. (S) Hist. of the Co. of Warwick, V3, 1945, Alcester.

5/5/1215, Revolting Barons formally renounced their allegiance to King John and invited the King of France to invade England. [The barons in revolt together held more castles and knights fees than John did as King. Intervention by the King of France prevented by the Pope.]

1/16/1215, William’s Cornish Fief committed to Hugh Peverel.

6/19/1215 at Runnymede near Windsor, King John forced to agree to the terms of the Magna Carta.

1220, William de Botereus of Boscastle, Cornwall, died. (S) FRsHIII.

(S) Antiquities of Shropshire, Eyton, V7, 1858, P166ff.

Child of William and ?:

i. William de Botreaux, born ~1200 in England.

12/13/1220, William de Botreaux has made fine of 80m with the king for having seisin of the lands formerly of William de Botreaux, his father, that fall to him by hereditary right. (S) FRsHIII.

1227, The advowson of Alcester was in dispute between the Prioress of Cookhill and Peter FitzHerbert and William de Botreaux, lords of the two moieties of the manor.

1235-42, William witnessed charters of Richard, earl of Cornwall.

1241, William de Botreaux and Peter FitzHerbert each granted to the monks of Alcester their half of the mill which the monks had constructed.

1246, William died, his brother Reginald his heir.

ii. Reginald de Botreaux (243340032), born ~1210 in England.

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