Ralph le Boteler
(Abt 1162-After 1207)
Maurice le Boteler
(Abt 1185-)
Ralph le Boteler Lord of Oversley
(Abt 1220-1281)


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Matilda Pantulf Heiress of Wemme

Ralph le Boteler Lord of Oversley

  • Born: Abt 1220, Oversley, Alcester, Warwickshire, England
  • Marriage: Matilda Pantulf Heiress of Wemme before 1243 in Wem, Shropshire, England 141,183
  • Died: 3 Jul 1281, Wem, Shropshire, England about age 61 183

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 141
William le Botiler of Wem, Salop, son & heir of Ralph le Botiler of Oversley, co. Warwick, by Maud, daughter & heir of William Pantulf of Wem. He succeeded his father shortly before 3 Jul 1281.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 231

• Background Information. 183
Ralph le Botleler married Matilda (Maud or Margaret) Pantulf sometime before 1243. In 1246, when 5 fees of Wem are marked as quit of the scutage of Gannok, the person acquiited was "Ralph le Buteiler who has William Pantulf's heir to wife." A suit, on 3 Nov 1253, was heard at Westminster [Placita Michaelmas Term, 37 Hen III, m. 32 dorso] which read "Ralph le Butiler and Matilda his wife sued William del Atre for 7 acres of bosc in Wemme, as the right of Matilda, whereof Hugh de Pantun, Matilda's grandfather, was once siezed. From Hugh the right descended to William, and from William to Elizabeth and Matilda. Elizabeth died without an heir." A Writ of Diem clausit on Ralph's death, dated 3 Jul 1281, states that he was found to have held the Manor of Wem, of the inheritace of Matilda his wife, still surviving.

~Antiquites of Shropshire, Vol. IX, p. 169-16

Ralph married Matilda Pantulf Heiress of Wemme, daughter of William Pantulf Lord of Wemme and Hawise Fitz Warine, before 1243 in Wem, Shropshire, England 144.,183 (Matilda Pantulf Heiress of Wemme was born about 1227 in Wem, Shropshire, England and died before 6 May 1289 in Wem, Shropshire, England.)

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