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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Guy Botetourt was born , of Ellingham, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Living 1253, 1264.

    Guy married . Unknown [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Guy Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Little Ellingham, Norfolk, England; died Aft 1316.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Guy Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (1.Guy1) was born , of Little Ellingham, Norfolk, England; died Aft 1316.

    Notes:

    Living 1274, 1316.

    Guy married Ada. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. John Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point died 25 Nov 1324.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  John Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died 25 Nov 1324.

    Notes:

    Or Buteturte; Boutecourte; Botecourt; Butecourt.

    "In 1294 when the king faced the threat of French galleys raiding the south coast of England, he appointed two household knights, William de Leybourne and John Botetourt, as captain and sub-captain of the fleet. In the following year they were described as admirals--the first use of the term in England. In 1296 he commanded 94 ships taken from ports between Harwich and King's Lynn, the great majority from Yarmouth." [Royal Ancestry]

    "He was summoned to Parliament from 13 July 1305 to 13 Sep. 1324, by writs directed Johanni Botetourt, whereby he may be held to have become Lord Botetourt." [Royal Ancestry]

    "A distinguished soldier; Gov. of St. Briavel's Castle, co. Gloucester, 1291; Adm. for the Northern Seas 1294-97, and again 1315. He was one of the Barons who signed the letter to the Pope in 1301, and was sum. to Parl. from 13 July (1305) 33 Edw. I to 13 Sep. (1324) 18 Edw. II, by writs directed Johanni Botetourt, whereby he may be held to have become Lord Botetourt. Gov. of Framlingham Castle, 1314. He joined in the rebellion of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, and fought at Boroughbridge, 16 Mar. 1321/2, for which he was fined £1,000, and was pardoned 8 Oct. 1322. He m., probably soon after 1 July 1285, when she was a minor, certainly before June 1292, Maud, sister and h. of Otes Fitz Thomas, being da. of Thomas Fitz Otes, of Mendelsham, Suffolk, by Betarice, 3rd da. and coh. of William de Beauchamp, feudal Lord of Bedford. He d. 25 Nov 1324. His widow was living 28 May 1329." [Complete Peerage II: 233-35]

    He has been claimed by some (including CP volume XIV) as an illegitimate son of Edward I. William Addams Reitwiesner comments here. A useful overview of diverse opinions is here. If you have an NEHGS membership, F. N. Craig's "The Parentage of John Boutetourt (died 1324)" (The American Genealogist 63:3, July 1988, p. 145), which established the prevailing modern view that John Botetourt was a son of Guy Botetourt, can be read here.

    John married Maud fitz Thomas Bef Jun 1282. Maud (daughter of Thomas fitz Otes and Beatrice de Beauchamp) was born 1269; died Bef 27 Nov 1328. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Thomas Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Upton, Norfolk, England; died Bef 28 Jul 1322.
    2. 5. Otes Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; died 11 Nov 1345.
    3. 6. Ada Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef 31 May 1349.
    4. 7. Elizabeth Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point died 11 Apr 1384.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Thomas Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born , of Upton, Norfolk, England; died Bef 28 Jul 1322.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Essex, England
    • Alternate death: Aug 1322

    Thomas married Joan de Somery Bef 1318. Joan (daughter of Agnes) died Aft 1325. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 8. Maud Botetort  Descendancy chart to this point died 14 Sep 1391, Shirland, Derbyshire, England.
    2. 9. John Botetourte  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1317 and 1318, of Weoley, Northfield, Worcestershire, England; died 1385; was buried , Halesowen Abbey, Worcestershire, England.

  2. 5.  Otes Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born , of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; died 11 Nov 1345.

    Notes:

    Also called Otho.

    Otes married Sibyl. Sibyl died Aft Nov 1345. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 10. John Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1332, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; died Bef 15 Dec 1376.

  3. 6.  Ada Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died Bef 31 May 1349.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 7 Jun 1349

    Ada married John de Saint Philibert, Mayor of Bordeaux Bef 1322. John (son of Hugh de Saint Philibert and Alice de Blakenham) was born Between 1292 and 1293; died Bef 12 Feb 1333. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 11. Margery de Saint Philibert  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef 1384.

  4. 7.  Elizabeth Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died 11 Apr 1384.

    Elizabeth married William le Latimer Between 1323 and 1324. William (son of William le Latimer and Lucy de Thweng) was born Abt 1301, of Scampston, Yorkshire, England; died Bef 2 Nov 1335. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 12. William le Latimer  Descendancy chart to this point was born 24 Mar 1330, Scampston, Yorkshire, England; died 28 May 1381; was buried , Guisborough Priory, Yorkshire, England.

    Elizabeth married Robert de Ufford Bef 20 Aug 1337. Robert (son of Robert de Ufford and Margaret de Norwich) died Bef 19 Jun 1362. [Group Sheet]



Generation: 5

  1. 8.  Maud Botetort Descendancy chart to this point (4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died 14 Sep 1391, Shirland, Derbyshire, England.

    Maud married Reynold de Grey Bef 10 Jan 1328. Reynold (son of Henry de Grey) was born 1 Nov 1311, of Wilton, Herefordshire, England; died 28 May 1370, Shirland, Derbyshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 13. Henry de Grey  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1340 and 1351, of Wilton, Herefordshire, England; died 22 Apr 1396.

  2. 9.  John Botetourte Descendancy chart to this point (4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Between 1317 and 1318, of Weoley, Northfield, Worcestershire, England; died 1385; was buried , Halesowen Abbey, Worcestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1318, of Upton, Norfolk, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1318
    • Alternate death: 4 Apr 1386

    Notes:

    "John (de Botetourt), Lord Bortetourt, grandson and h., being s. and h. of Thomas de B., by Joan (living 18 Jan. 1326/7), da. of Roger de Somery, sister (and coh. of the considerable estates) of John [Lord] Somery, which Thomas de B. was s. and h. ap. of the late Lord, and d. v.p., in 1322. He, who was aged 4 in Aug. 1322, and 7 in Dec. 1324, had livery of his lands (1341) 14 Edw. III, having had livery (though then a minor) of his mother's lands 16 July 1338. He distinguished himself in the French wars. He was sum. to Parl. from 25 Feb. (1342) 16 Edw. III to 3 Feb. (1385) 9 Ric. II. [...] He m., [...], before 31 May 1347, Joyce, da. of William Zouche, formerly Mortimer [Lord Zouche of Mortimer]. She was living 4 May 1372. [...] He d. 1385, and was bur. at Halesowen, when any Barony which may be held to have been cr. by writ, became dormant, but the right thereto, according to modern doctrine, would appear to have devolved, as under. Will, as Lord of Weologh, pr. 1386 at Lambeth." [Complete Peerage II:235, as corrected by Volume XIV.]

    Even subsequent to the corrections in Volume XIV, CP is still mistaken in claiming (in passages replaced above by ellipses) that this John Botetourt had as his 1st wife Maud de Grey, daughter of John de Grey, 1st Lord Grey of Rotherfield. Details here.

    John married Joyce la Zouche Bef 31 May 1347. Joyce (daughter of William la Zouche and Alice de Tony) died Aft 4 May 1372. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Joyce Botetourte  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1348; died 12 Aug 1420.

  3. 10.  John Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (5.Otes4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1332, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; died Bef 15 Dec 1376.

    John married Katherine de Weyland. Katherine (daughter of Robert de Weyland and Cecily de Baldock) died Aft Dec 1376. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 15. Joan Botetourt  Descendancy chart to this point died Abt 1417.

  4. 11.  Margery de Saint Philibert Descendancy chart to this point (6.Ada4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died Bef 1384.

    Margery married Richard de Plaiz. Richard (son of Richard de Plaiz and Margaret) was born 21 Sep 1323, of Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, England; died Oct 1360, Overseas. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 16. John de Plaiz  Descendancy chart to this point was born Bef 14 Jan 1343; died 2 Jun 1389.

  5. 12.  William le Latimer Descendancy chart to this point (7.Elizabeth4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born 24 Mar 1330, Scampston, Yorkshire, England; died 28 May 1381; was buried , Guisborough Priory, Yorkshire, England.

    Notes:

    At Crécy, in the first division. A close associate of John of Gaunt.

    William married Elizabeth de Arundel Bef 10 Aug 1353. Elizabeth (daughter of Edmund Fitz Alan and Alice de Warenne) died 11 Mar 1384. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 17. Elizabeth le Latimer  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1357; died 5 Nov 1395.


Generation: 6

  1. 13.  Henry de Grey Descendancy chart to this point (8.Maud5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Between 1340 and 1351, of Wilton, Herefordshire, England; died 22 Apr 1396.

    Notes:

    He was summoned to Parliament 1 Dec 1376 by a writ directed Henrico de Grey de Shirlond, and from 4 Aug 1377 to 20 Nov 1394 by writs directed Henrico de Grey de Wilton.

    Henry married Elizabeth Talbot Abt 4 May 1370. Elizabeth (daughter of Gilbert Talbot and Pernel le Boteler) died 10 Jan 1402. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 18. Margaret Grey  Descendancy chart to this point died 1 Jun 1454.

  2. 14.  Joyce Botetourte Descendancy chart to this point (9.John5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1348; died 12 Aug 1420.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 13 Aug 1420

    Notes:

    Shown in Ancestral Roots, lines 98, 216, and 230A, as born 1367/68 -- clearly impossible if, as shown in both AR and Royal Ancestry, her son Baldwin was born in 1368.

    Her parents were married by the end of May 1347, so we're assuming that what Weis et al. meant was 1347/48.

    Joyce married Baldwin de Freville Bef 1368. Baldwin (son of Baldwin de Freville and Ida de Clinton) was born Abt 1349, of Tamworth, Warwickshire, England; died 30 Dec 1387. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 19. Baldwin de Freville  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Tamworth, Staffordshire, England; died 4 Oct 1400.

    Joyce married Adam de Peshale Aft 25 May 1388. Adam (son of Adam de Peshale and Joan de Eyton) died 26 Oct 1419. [Group Sheet]


  3. 15.  Joan Botetourt Descendancy chart to this point (10.John5, 5.Otes4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died Abt 1417.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Abt 1429

    Joan married John Knyvet Bef 1377. John (son of John Knyvet and Eleanor Basset) was born Abt 1358, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England; died 4 Dec 1418, Mendlesham, Suffolk, England; was buried , Mendlesham, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 20. John Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1394, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England; died 9 Nov 1445.

  4. 16.  John de Plaiz Descendancy chart to this point (11.Margery5, 6.Ada4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Bef 14 Jan 1343; died 2 Jun 1389.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 14 Jan 1343, Chelsworth, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    He was with John of Gaunt in the march across France, 1373.

    John married Joan de Stapleton Bef 4 Oct 1363. Joan (daughter of Miles de Stapleton and Joan de Ingham) died 2 Sep 1385. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 21. Margaret de Plaiz  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1367; died 7 Aug 1391; was buried , Weeting, Norfolk, England.

  5. 17.  Elizabeth le Latimer Descendancy chart to this point (12.William5, 7.Elizabeth4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1357; died 5 Nov 1395.

    Elizabeth married John de Neville. John (son of Ralph de Neville and Alice de Audley) was born Abt 1330; died 17 Oct 1388, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England; was buried , Durham Cathedral, Durham, Durham, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 22. Elizabeth Neville  Descendancy chart to this point

    Elizabeth married Robert de Willoughby Bef 9 Oct 1381. Robert (son of John de Willoughby and Cecily de Ufford) was born Between 1348 and 1350, of Eresby, Lincolnshire, England; died 9 Aug 1396; was buried , Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet]



Generation: 7

  1. 18.  Margaret Grey Descendancy chart to this point (13.Henry6, 8.Maud5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died 1 Jun 1454.

    Margaret married John Darcy Aft 9 Jul 1397. John (son of Philip Darcy and Elizabeth Gray) was born Between 1376 and 1377, of Knaith, Lincolnshire, England; died 9 Dec 1411; was buried , Selby Abbey, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 23. Philip Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1398, of Knaith, Lincolnshire, England; died 2 Aug 1418.

  2. 19.  Baldwin de Freville Descendancy chart to this point (14.Joyce6, 9.John5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born , of Tamworth, Staffordshire, England; died 4 Oct 1400.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1368, Weoley Castle, Northfield, Worcestershire, England
    • Alternate death: 1401

    Baldwin married Maud le Scrope Bef 1394. Maud (daughter of Stephen le Scrope and Margery Welles) died Aft 1418. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 24. Joyce Freville  Descendancy chart to this point died Bef 1418.
    2. 25. Elizabeth Freville  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1394.
    3. 26. Margaret Freville  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1400 and 1401; died 8 Jan 1493.

  3. 20.  John Knyvet Descendancy chart to this point (15.Joan6, 10.John5, 5.Otes4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1394, of Southwick, Northamptonshire, England; died 9 Nov 1445.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Between 1394 and 1395, of Mendlesham, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    He was present at the siege of Harfleur, and also at Henry V's invasion of Normandy two years later. On two separate occasions he was captured and ransomed by the French, said ransoms forcing him to sell some of his property.

    Knight of the shire for Northampton, 1421; sheriff of Northamptonshire 1427-28.

    John married Elizabeth Clifton Bef 1412. Elizabeth (daughter of Constantine de Clifton and Margaret Howard) was born Abt 1392; died Bef 8 Dec 1461. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 27. John Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 1 Jan 1490.
    2. 28. Margaret Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1412; died Bef 12 May 1458.

  4. 21.  Margaret de Plaiz Descendancy chart to this point (16.John6, 11.Margery5, 6.Ada4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1367; died 7 Aug 1391; was buried , Weeting, Norfolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 9 Aug 1391
    • Alternate death: 14 Aug 1391

    Margaret married John Howard Aft 22 Jun 1378. John (son of Robert Howard and Margaret de Scales) was born Abt 1365, of Wiggenhall, Norfolk, England; died 17 Nov 1436, Jerusalem; was buried , Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 29. John Howard  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1385 and 1386, of Battleswick, Essex, England; died Between 4 Sep 1409 and 26 Oct 1410, The Near East.

  5. 22.  Elizabeth Neville Descendancy chart to this point (17.Elizabeth6, 12.William5, 7.Elizabeth4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1)

    Elizabeth married Thomas Willoughby Bef 27 May 1396. Thomas (son of Robert de Willoughby and Margery la Zouche) was born , of Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died Bef 20 Aug 1417. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 30. John Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1400, of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England; died 24 Feb 1437.


Generation: 8

  1. 23.  Philip Darcy Descendancy chart to this point (18.Margaret7, 13.Henry6, 8.Maud5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1398, of Knaith, Lincolnshire, England; died 2 Aug 1418.

    Philip married Eleanor Fitz Hugh Bef 28 Oct 1412. Eleanor (daughter of Henry Fitz Hugh and Elizabeth Grey) died 30 Sep 1457. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 31. Elizabeth Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1417; died Bef Nov 1461.
    2. 32. Margaret Darcy  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1 Sep 1418, Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England; died Between 20 Mar 1469 and 20 Apr 1469.

  2. 24.  Joyce Freville Descendancy chart to this point (19.Baldwin7, 14.Joyce6, 9.John5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) died Bef 1418.

    Joyce married Roger Aston. Roger (son of Thomas de Aston and Elizabeth de Leigh) was born , of Haywood in Colwich, Staffordshire, England; died 1447. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 33. Robert Aston  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1414, of Haywood in Colwich, Staffordshire, England; died 1464.

  3. 25.  Elizabeth Freville Descendancy chart to this point (19.Baldwin7, 14.Joyce6, 9.John5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1394.

    Elizabeth married Thomas Ferrers Bef 1418. Thomas (son of William Ferrers and Philippe Clifford) was born Between 1392 and 1402, of Hethe, Warwickshire, England; died 6 Jan 1459. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 34. Henry Ferrers  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Peckham, Kent, England; died 28 Dec 1499, Chillesmore, Warwickshire, England.

  4. 26.  Margaret Freville Descendancy chart to this point (19.Baldwin7, 14.Joyce6, 9.John5, 4.Thomas4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Between 1400 and 1401; died 8 Jan 1493.

    Margaret married Hugh Willoughby Bef 23 May 1418. Hugh (son of Edmund Willoughby and Isabel Annesley) was born Abt 1380, of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England; died Between 1448 and 1454; was buried , Willoughby On The Wolds, Nottinghamshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 35. Margery Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born , of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England; died 14 Nov 1495.
    2. 36. Isabel Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point died Aft 1470.

  5. 27.  John Knyvet Descendancy chart to this point (20.John7, 15.Joan6, 10.John5, 5.Otes4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born , of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 1 Jan 1490.

    Notes:

    Justice of the peace for Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, and Norfolk.

    John married Alice Lynne. Alice (daughter of William Lynne and Alice Stokes) died Aft Jan 1490. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 37. William Knyvet  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1440 and 1441, of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died 25 Nov 1515.

  6. 28.  Margaret Knyvet Descendancy chart to this point (20.John7, 15.Joan6, 10.John5, 5.Otes4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1412; died Bef 12 May 1458.

    Margaret married Richard Chamberlain Bef 1436. Richard (son of Richard Chamberlain and Margaret Lovaine) was born Between 1391 and 1392, of Coates in Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England; died Bef 17 Mar 1439. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 38. Richard Chamberlain  Descendancy chart to this point was born Between 1436 and 1439, of Coates in Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England; died 28 Aug 1496; was buried , Shirburn, Oxfordshire, England.

  7. 29.  John Howard Descendancy chart to this point (21.Margaret7, 16.John6, 11.Margery5, 6.Ada4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Between 1385 and 1386, of Battleswick, Essex, England; died Between 4 Sep 1409 and 26 Oct 1410, The Near East.

    John married Joan Walton Bef May 1406. Joan (daughter of John Walton and Margery Sutton) died Bef Jan 1425. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 39. Elizabeth Howard  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1410; died Abt 28 Dec 1473; was buried , Austin Friars, London, England.

  8. 30.  John Willoughby Descendancy chart to this point (22.Elizabeth7, 17.Elizabeth6, 12.William5, 7.Elizabeth4, 3.John3, 2.Guy2, 1.Guy1) was born Abt 1400, of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England; died 24 Feb 1437.

    John married Jane Welby. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 40. John Willoughby  Descendancy chart to this point was born Abt 1422, of Kirton-in-Holand, Lincolnshire, England; died Between Dec 1475 and Aug 1477.