John Boteler/Butler (Le Boteler) (1435 - c.1489) MP

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Nicknames: "John Butler", "John Botiler"
Birthplace: Woodhall, Watton, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Woodhall, Norfolk, UK
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About John Boteler/Butler (Le Boteler)

Alt Birth date: 1423

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  • Sir John a Knight
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  • JOHN BOTELER/BUTLER HAD TWO WIVES 1ST ELIZABETH (PROBABLY DOWNHALL) WHO DIED IN 1471 2ND CONSTANCE VERE, HE HAD AT LEAST 8 CHILDREN.
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  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/BUTLER2.htm#John BUTLER1
  • 'John BUTLER
  • 'Born: ABT 1435
  • Father: Phillip BUTLER
  • Mother: Isabel WILLOUGHBY
  • 'Married 1: Constance DOWNHALL (b. ABT 1435) ABT 1455, Watton, Norfolk, England
  • Children:
    • 1. John BUTLER
  • 'Married 2: Constance De VERE ABT 1474, Woodhall, Watton, Norfolk, England
  • Children:
    • 2. Elizabeth BUTLER
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  • 'The Life of Saint Brychan: King of Brycheiniog and Family By Brian Starr
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=-zGOQAIlSnUC&pg=PA47&lpg=PA47&dq=Philip+Boteler+Butler+1414&source=bl&ots=YrMxJjCWY-&sig=Wob8qcqPLEtw5haBw7yy1TKx-kI&hl=en&ei=yTfSTNmhGYaksQPKwsHGCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CCwQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=Philip%20Boteler%20Butler%201414&f=false
  • Pg.47
  • 34 Elizabeth Cokayne b: Abt 1395 in Bury Hatley, Bedfordshire, England
  • + Philip Boteler b: Abt 1388 in Woodhall, Hereford, Eng
    • 35 Philip Boteler b: 15 Aug 1414
    • + Isabel (Nmn-Philip) Boteler
      • '36 John Boteler (butler) b: abt 1435
      • '+ Constance De Vere
        • 37 Elizabeth Butler b: in Woodhall, Bedfordshire, Eng
        • +Thomas Lovet b: Abt 1455 in Astwell, Northamptonshire, England
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  • Parishes: Watton-at-Stone', A History of the County of Hertford: volume 3 (1912), pp. 158-165. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43596 Date accessed: 04 November 2010
  • In the chapel are also a monumental slab with a marginal inscription in French to Sir Robert de Graveley of 14th-century date, and an alabaster slab, 8 ft. 2 in. long, incised and inlaid with figures of 'Sir John Boteler of Woodhall, in armour (the date of his death not filled in), his two wives, Elizabeth, who died in 1471, and Constance, who died in 14–, his eight children, and an inscription and three shields of the arms of Boteler, Kilpeck, and Downhall'.
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  • 'Genealogical memoirs of the extinct family of Chester of Chicheley By Robert Edmond Chester- Waters
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=oGMBAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA157&lpg=PA157&dq=Constance+Downhall+1435&source=bl&ots=BZ18x6uHVR&sig=vohOyYVrPEKTM_eCfClCz8Oeya8&hl=en&ei=YQTTTL6wA5O8sAOG_9y7Dg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CC4Q6AEwCTgK#v=onepage&q=Constance%20Downhall%201435&f=false
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  • Philip Boteler Esq., son and heir of Sir Philip by Elizabeth Cokayne, was one of the executors of Sir Hugh Willoughby Kt. of Wollaton, Notts, whose Will is dated 15th Sept. 1443. (40)
    • 'John Boteler, son and heir of Philip, was Sheriff of Essex and Herts in 1490, and was still living on 29th Nov. 1491, when Thomas Lovett II. of Astwell made his Will. (See p. 53.) The precise date of his death has not been discovered; for neither Will nor inquest are forthcoming, and the inscription on his tomb at Watton has lost the year of his death. (31) It can, however, be determined within narrow limits; for his widow Constance Vere died at Astwell on 16th May 1499. (See p. 55.) Constance is wrongly described in both the Histories of Hertfordshire as the daugher of ..... Downhall of Geddington, but her real parentage is stated on her monument, and is shown in the pedigree at p.51. (Richard Vere & Isabella Green)
      • John Boteler II., son and of John, mentions in his Will three children of his third marriage, who are ignored in the printed pedigrees.
      • John Butteler Esquier. Will dated 7th Sept. 1513, and written with myne own hand.
      • To my executors the issues and profits of my manors of Pulvrebach co. Salob, sele co. Herts, and Bromham co. Geds. for eight years, to be disposed at their discretion for my soul's health and for the souls of my father, my mother, and my wives.
      • My cosyn Wylliam Bensted and Maister Robert Orwell Parson of Watton to be my executors.
      • My most gracious Maister (sic) Maister Thomas Lovett to be supervisor of my Will, and I bequeathe to him a sauter book as a poor remembrance.
      • My executors, out of the profits of my said manors, to give 100 marks each for the marriages of my daughters Marie and Joys, and to five my son Richard enough to set him forth in the world.
      • Will proved 11th July 1515 [8 Holder in C.P.C.]
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  • John Boteler
  • 1435 - 1504
  • Birth 1435 Watton, Norfolk, England
  • Gender Male
  • Died 1504
  • Person ID I5021 Our Family Tree
  • Last Modified 14 May 2008 13:50:10
  • Father Philip Boteler, b. 15 Aug 1415, Norbury, Staffordshire, England
  • Mother Isabel Willoughby, b. 1418, Basford, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Family ID F4624 Group Sheet
  • Family Constance Vere, b. 1454, Drayton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Children
    • 1. Elizabeth Boteler, b. 1475, Watton, Norfolk, England
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John Boteler/Butler's Timeline

1435
1435
Woodhall, Watton, Norfolk, England
1474
1474
Age 39
Wotton Woodhall, Hertfordshire
1475
1475
Age 40
Foxley, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
1478
1478
Age 43
Woodhall, Bedfordshire, UK
1489
July 21, 1489
Age 54
Woodhall, Norfolk, UK
July 21, 1489
Age 54
Hertfordshire, UK
1937
December 3, 1937
Age 54
December 23, 1937
Age 54
1947
March 25, 1947
Age 54
March 25, 1947
Age 54