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William de Bulkeley Lord of Bulkeley
Elen Davenport
Thomas le Boteler
Robert de Bulkeley Sheriff of Cheshire, Lord of Eaton
(Abt 1240-1313)
Lady le Boteler
William Bulkeley
(Bef 1260-After 1303)


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William Bulkeley

  • Born: Bef 1260, Bulkeley, Cheshire, England 713
  • Marriage: Maud Davenport 713 ,776
  • Died: After 1303, Bulkeley, Cheshire, England 713

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 776
William, the eldest son of Robert, was living at Bulkeley, in the year 1302, and was twice married: first, to Maud, daughter of Sir John Davenport, Knight; secondly, to Alice, daughter of Vrian (or Bryan) St. Piere.

By the latter wife, he had one son, Richard, to whom he gave the manor of Prestland, in Cheshire, whereupon he assumed that surname, as did his descendents.

~Collins's Peerage of England, Vol. 8, pg. 8

• Background Information. 713
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol II, pgs 652, William de Bulkylegh, granted and confirmed the lands to his son David by deeds in 1302. Married Maude, daughter of Sir John Davenport, Knight. Children of William and Maud given by Ormerod were:

Willliam de Bulkelegh, alive in 1314 and 1318, lord of a share of Bulkeley, married a daughter of Robin Offerton of Wtworth. His daughter was named Alice, who was sol heir and wife of thomas de Holford.

Robert de Bulkyley, of Oteworth, second son and heir, had Eaton in Davenham from his father, and lands from his brother William.

Roger de Bulkylegh, assumed the name of Norbury.

Richard de Bulkylegh, living in 1312, assumed the name of Prestland.

Thomas de Bulkylegh, living in 1306, married Alice daughter and coheiress of Matthew de Alpraham.

David de Bulkylegh, living in 1332, married Ellen, daughter and heiress of ________ de Bickerton.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, pg. 269, living in 1303.

• Background Information. 525
William, son of Robert de Bulkileh, married Maud, the daughter of Sir John Davenport, and to them assiagned six sons, William, Robert, and Roger.

~The Bulkeley Genealogy, pgs. 3-4

William married Maud Davenport, daughter of Sir John Davenport Knight and Margery Brereton.776

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