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Robert Banastre
(1218-Bef 1242)
Clemence de Orreby
(Abt 1218-)
Gilbert Woodcock
Sir Robert Banastre
(Abt 1242-1289/93)
Alice Woodcock
(Abt 1250-)
James Banastre
(Abt 1266-After 1289)


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Elena Boteler

James Banastre

  • Born: Abt 1266, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage: Elena Boteler 712,1530
  • Died: After 1289, Lancashire, England 712

bullet  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. II, p. 574, Banastre, Lee & Hoghton, of Molynton Pedigree, p. 574-575, married to Elen, daughter of William le Boteler, baron of Warrington and father of Alice Banastre. 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 302
Robert Fitz Robert Banastre married Alice, the daughter of Gilbert Woocock, and was living in 1289, but he died soon after leaving his widow surviving. They had issue of a son and a daughter; James, who married Elena, the daughter of Sir William le Boteler, Baron of Warrington, by whom he had issue, though whom the barony of Newton was transmitted to to her descendant, and Clementia, to whom, on her marriage to William de Lea, her father made a grant of Mollington Banastre, in Cheshire. James, heir in a line of direct succession, the last male of his house, died before his own father.

~An Essay on Songs and Ballads: Illustrated by Examples from Shakespeare, and thos Current in Lancashire, pp. 107-108

• Pedigree. 1530
Baines's The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 4, pp. 382-383, Langton, Baron of Newton

Robert Banastre, son, or grandson, of Robert Banastre, who came into England at the time of the Conquest & named in the Roll of Battle Abey, and had many lands, including that part of North Wales (Flintshire) called Englefield, and who is said to have been a follower of Robert de Roelent, als. Rhyddlan
Robert Banastre, built a castle at Prestatyn; lost his lands in Wales during the Welsh wars, and had his castle of Prestatyn overthrown by Oliver Gwynedh, 1167; In Lanc. had the wordship of Walton-le-Dale granted to him by Henry Lascy, lord of Blackburnshire, and held the fee or barony of Newton in Makerfield.
* Thurston Banastre = Cecilia
Robert Banastre, son an heir; aged one year at his father's death; Philip de Orreby, Justice of Chester, made a fine of 500 marks to have his wardhsip and marriage; granted land in Newton in Wirral, Cheshire, to his brother Thurstan by deed without date = Clementia, daughter of Philip de Orreby
Sir Robert Basastre, lord of Makerfield, 1256/7, and of Newton & Walton 1278, d. between 1289-1291 = Alice, daughter and heir of Gilbert Woodcock, who had lands in Cuerdan by gift of Roger, son of Henry de Cuerden
James Banastre, eldest son; died in the life time of his father = Ellen, daughter of William le Boteler, baron of Warrington
Alice, only daughter, under age in 1291, and ward to Sir John le Byron, whose son he contracted her marriage for died young, and Edmund, Earl of Lancaster, gave her wardship and marriage to her future husband, John de Langeton = John de Langeton, son of Robert de Langeston, lord of West Langeton, Lanc. and brother to Bishop of Chichester, who was Chancellor during the regins of Edw. I and II; John survived his wife; living 2 Jul 1332 & d. before 1335.

* Baines shows Thurston's older brother, Warin, as the link between Robert the grandfather of Robert who married Clementia de Orreby. Most sources, including the Coucher Book, Or Chartulary of Whalley Abbey, Vol. I, p. 114 say that Thurston, the third son of Robert (or Thurston's son Robert), was the next in line to the after his older brothers died without heirs.

James married Elena Boteler, daughter of Sir William le Boteler Knight, Lord of Warrington and Dionysia de Lostock 712.,1530 (Elena Boteler died after 1289 in Lancashire, England 712.)


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