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Sir William Lord le Boteler Lord of Warrington
(Abt 1309-1380)
Elizabeth de Havering
Sir William de Plumpton Knight
(Abt 1300-1362)
Christianna Mowbray
(Abt 1312-1362)
Sir John le Boteler Knight, Lord of Warrington
(Abt 1328-Abt 1400)
Alice de Plumpton
(Abt 1338-1400)
Sir William Boteler
(Abt 1373-1415)


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Elizabeth Standish

Sir William Boteler

  • Born: Abt 1373, Bewsey Hall, Warrington, Lancashire, England 730
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Standish
  • Died: 20 or 26 Sep 1415, Harfleur, Haute-Normandie, France about age 42 730
  • Buried: 1415, Warrington, Lancashire, England 730

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 730
Sir William Boteler was born about 1373.
Sir William married Elizabeth Standish, daughter of Sir Robert Standish of Standish, knight on 4 Apr 1404. He was one of the forty- six knights made a knight of bath at the coronation of Henry IV on 12 Oct 1399. Among these knights was also Sir John Ashton of Ashton-under-Lyne and Richard Beauchamp, then only 19 years of age. In 1407, he was elected and served as a knight of the shire for Lancashire.

Sir William Boteler joined the king, Aug 1415, with his retinue of nine men-at-arms in his campaign in France. At a siege of Harflete in France, the English camp, sitting in the marshes, was struck with a disease killing about five thousand men. Among those who died were Sir William le Boteler, as well as Thomas earl of Arundel, Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, the lords Morris and Brunel, Richard Courtenay bishop of Norwich, Sir Roger Trumpington, Sir John Southworth and Sir Hugh Standish. Sir William died on either the 20 or 26 Sep 1415.

Children of Sir William and Dame Elizabeth were:
John, who succeeded him as Baron of Warrington
Elizabeth, married John, son and heir of Nicholas Boteler of Rawsliffe, and died in 1428
~The Annals of the Barons of Warrington, Vol. I, pgs. 226-247

William married Elizabeth Standish, daughter of Robert de Standish and Unknown. (Elizabeth Standish was born about 1380 and died about 1441.)

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