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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Baron William Botreaux & Dame Elizabeth St. Lo

 3802188. Baron William Botreaux & 3802189. Dame Elizabeth St. Lo.

1369, William born in England, s/o 7604376. William Botreaux & 7604377. Elizabeth Daubeny

~1370, Elizabeth born in England, coheiress & d/o 7604378. John St. Lo & 7604379. Margaret Clyvedon.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

By 1388, William married Elizabeth.

11/17/1390, William gave the manors of Penhele, Worthevale, Botreaux Castell, Botylet, Trevethow, Lananta, Boswygy and Tywarnayl to …, William Botreaux, knight, the younger, [many names], … until £1000 should be levied … the feoffees should pay his debts by ordinance of Elizabeth his wife, … any surplus should be restored to him and the said Elizabeth or distributed for their souls. (S) IPM, 11/15/1391.

8/1391, William’s father died.

1391, Peter Courteney, knight [Williams stepfather], settled multiple manors in Somerset on Margaret [William’s mother] with remainders to her son William Botreaux.

9/7/1391, William summoned to attend parliament.

11/15/1391, Writ for IPM of William Botreaux, knight the elder. Cornwall: … manor of Codyfordefarlegh … He died on Thursday the feast of St. Laurence last. William Botreaux, knight, his son, aged 23 years and more, is his heir. (S) CIsPM.

1392-94, Extracts from pipe rolls relating to accounts of William Botreaux. (S) UKNA.

10/23/1393, To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Botreaux knight, son and heir of William Botreaux the elder … as that commission was not delivered to William the father in his life time. (S) CCRs. [Dealt with a 1389 appointment of his father.]

2/24/1394, Order to the escheator in the counties of Cornwall and Devon to cause William Botreaux ' chivaler,' son and heir of William Botreaux, ' chivaler,' the elder, to have full seisin of all the lands which his father held of the king in chief or was seised of in demesne as of fee ; as the king has taken his homage and fealty. (S) CFRs.

5/25/1395, William, age 27, died. (S) IPM.


7/4/1395, Commitment to Elizabeth late the wife of Willam de Botreaux, knight … of the keeping of all the lands late of William Botreaux the son, to hold the same from the time of the death of the last-named William until the lawful age of his heir, together with the keeping of the said heir, and so from heir to heir until one of them shall have attained lawful age. (S) CFRs.

4/7/1396, William Fulthorp, knight, in a £40 recognizance with Elizabeth Botreaux. (S) CP 40/574, rot. 109.

10/21/1400, The king by letters patent [CPR 1399-1401, p.393] granted 2 parts of the manor of Ellingham called Moyles, Hampshire, to John Fekenham, esquire, during the minority of William son of William Botreaux, knight, who held the whole manor of the king in chief. Elizabeth widow of William Botreaux, knight, holds the third part in dower, annual value 6 marks. (S) IPM of Walter Clopton, Knight.

6/7/1404, Elizabeth Botreaux claiming £100 damages against William Fulthorp, knight, over bond made 4/7/1396. (S) CP 40/574, rot. 109.

7/6/1405, Richard lord St. Maur, Elizabeth who was wife of William Botreaux, Hugh Waterton, Roger Lestraunge and Ralph Botreaux knights … (S) CCRs.

11/15/1406, Manor of Ellingham called Moyles … Elizabeth widow of William Botreaux, knight, holds the third part in dower, annual value 6 marks. (S) IPM of Walter Clopton.

9/16/1411, IPM of William Botreaux, Knight. Oxford: He held the advowson of Over Worton … He died on 25 May 1395. William his son and heir was aged 21 on 20 Feb. last. Elizabeth his father’s widow has held since his death and still takes the profits granted for the minority by letters patent [CPR 1399–1401, pp.205, 235]. Somerset: … the advowson of Holton of Elizabeth Lady Botreaux of her manor of North Cadbury. … By the law of England in right of Elizabeth his wife of the inheritance of William their son, a minor in the king’s ward, he held a close called ‘Brendoun’ and a close called ‘Lenmannesfeld’, of both of which Margaret widow of John Seyntlo, knight, holds a third part in dower. Devon & Cornwall: … ‘Sechevylyslye’, 1 tenement, of Elizabeth widow of William Botreaux, knight, of her manor of Molland … Gloucester: William Botreaux, a minor in the king’s ward, is the next heir of Elizabeth widow of William Botreaux, knight, being their son, and aged 21 years and more. (S) CIsPM.

11/13/1411, To the escheator in Yorkshire … Claphowe … delivering to Elizabeth wife of William Botreaux knight the elder any issues … (S) CCRs.

3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.

11/22/1316, Release by Robert Thresk, clerk, to Elizabeth, lady of Botreaux, of all his right in the wardship of the manor of Bentham, co. Glouc. and … to hold during the minority of the heir of Fulk Fitz Waryn, knight.

9/4/1432, Elizabeth died. [Before her mother-in-law of the same name.]

(S) 8 Papers Relating to Claims to the Baronies of Botreau, 1870, P101. (S) Hist. of Buckingham, V3, 1925.

Child of William and Elizabeth:

i. William de Botreaux (1901094), born 2/20/1389 in England.

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