Ralph le Boteler
(-After 1140)
Robert le Boteler
(Abt 1140-)
Ralph le Boteler
(Abt 1162-After 1207)


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Ralph le Boteler

  • Born: Abt 1162, Oversley, Alcester, Warwickshire, England
  • Marriage: Unknown
  • Died: After 1207

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information: The Barons Boteler of Oversely and Wemme. 1396
Barons by Tenure:

Ralph le Boteler, called "Radulphu Pincerna de Legrecestria," being Butler to Robert Earl of Leicester ; settled at Oversley, Warwickshire, living at the time of Henry I.

Robert le Boteler, son and heir living 1225 in the time of John.

Ralph le Boteler; linving in 1225 and during the time of Henry III.

Maurice le Boteler, son and heir living in 1245 during the time Henry III

Ralph le Boteler, son and hier, married Maud, daughter and heir of William Pantulf, Baron of Wemme, Shropshire, ob. ante 1277

William le Boteler, son and heir, living in time of Edward I, ob. 1283.

Barons by Writ:

William le Boteler, followed after his two older brothers, John and Gawine died s.p. William was summoned to parliment from 10 Mar 1308-10 Oct 1334.

William le Boteler, son ahd heir, ob. 1361

William le Boteler, son and heir, summoned to Parl. 23 Feb 1368 to 6 Apr 1369. Ob. 1369. His sole daughter and heir, Elizabeth, married first Robert Ferrers, Sir John Say and lastly Thomas Molinton.

~The Historic Peerage of England, pp. 65-66

• Background Information. 188
Under the Marmions the manor of Charlton was held from very early times by the Botelers of Oversley. Robert Boteler held the manor of Robert Marmion about 1182. [Habington, op. cit. i, 226; Red Bk. of Bishopric of Worc. (Eccl. Com. Rec. Var. bdle. 121, no. 43698), fol. 81, 253] It was probably his son Ralph who in 1140 endowed the abbey of Alcester with half the tithes of his lordship of Charlton. [Dugdale, Hist. of Warw. 854; Dugdale, Mon. iv, 172, 175.] The mesne lordship of Charlton remained in this family [Worcs. Inq. p.m. (Worcs. Hist. Soc.), i, 42] until about 1380, when William Boteler died, leaving a daughter Elizabeth, who married Robert de Ferrers. [Dugdale, Hist. of Warw. 854]

~A History of the County of Worcester, Volume III, pp. 322-329

• Background Information. 1397
Ralph le Boteler, son of Robert son of Ralph, butler to Robert, Earl of Mellent & Leicester, was one of the barons who took up arms against King John, and whose lands were seized in consequence. He made peace his lands were returned upon paying 40 marks to Henry III.

~Burke's A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, Fourth Edition, p. 70

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