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Ralph le Boteler of Oversley
(Abt 1220-Bef 1281)
Matilda Pantulf
(-Bef 1290)
Gruffydd ap Madog Prince of Northern Powys
Emma de Audley
(-After 1265)
William le Boteler of Wem, Shropshire
(Abt 1245-Bef 1283)
Angharad verch Gruffydd
(-After 1283)
Gawain le Boteler of Wem
(1270-Bef 1290)


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Gawain le Boteler of Wem 1

  • Born: 2 Feb 1270 1
  • Died: Bef 21 Mar 1290 1 2

  General Notes:

GAWAIN LE BOTILER of Wem, next brother and heir, born 2 February 1269/70. He married Alice. He died s.p., shortly before 3 March 1289/90. Dower was ordered to be assigned to his widow 12 April 1290. She was living 21 September 1334. [Complete Peerage II:231, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]


Inquisition: Post mortem, 20 Oct 1287. 3 641. John le Botiller of Wemme.

Writ, 20 Oct. 15 Edw. I.

Warwick. Inq. (undated).

Overesle and Whitlaxford, from Middeldene to Stavenelane (?). A capital messuage, 28a. arable in demesne, 24a. meadow, pasture worth 3s. yearly, 2 water-mills, 1lb. cummin rent, 2 virgates land in villenage, 3 cottages, a meadow, and a fishery, held of Sir Edmund, earl of Leicester, by service of 1 knight's fee.

Wihtlaxford. A capital messuage, 60a. arable in demesne, 12a. meadow, 2 groves of wood, 30s. rent of free tenants, 11 virgates land in villenage, and 1lb. pepper and 2 barbed arrows rent, held of the abbot of Evesham as free socage rendering 4l. 4s. 4 d. yearly ; 200a. arable, by the lesser hundred, 63s. 6d. rent of free tenants, 6 virgates in villenage, 4 cottages, a fishery and a park with foreign wood, held of the abbot of Bordesle as of the king's soke of the manor of Budeford rendering 5s. yearly ; and 20a. arable, and 2s. 6d. rent for a fourth part of a mill, held of the earl of Warwick by service of 1 knight's fee, and rendering 1d. to William de Wytenton.

Angareta, late the wife of William le Botyler, has a third part of all the above in dower.

Gawayn his brother, aged 17 at the feast of the Purification, 15 Edw. I., is his next heir.


Writ of certiorari, concerning the age of Eleanor late the wife of the said John, 23 July, 15 Edw. I.

Inq. Saturday the morrow of the Assumption, 15 Edw. I.

The said Eleanor will be 12 at the feast of St. Martin next.

C. Edw. I. File 49. (3.)

Inquisition: Post mortem, 21 Mar 1290. 2 773. Gawaine (Gawanus alias Cawanus) le Butiller.

Writ, 21 March, 18 Edw. I. Salop.

Extent, Friday after St. Ambrose, 18 Edw. I.

Wemme. The manor (extent given) including a ruinous castle, 70s. rent called 'Kylh,' a fish-pond, woods called Brochurste, Le holdepark, Northwode and Le Newepark, rents from the townships around called Tilvelegh, Legh, and Clive, for pasture in the said woods, and the advowson of the church, held of the king in chief by foreign service, rendering to the king a bracelet yearly, and suit at the hundreds of Bradeford and Pymehull, and at the county (court) of Salop. And Sir Walter de Hopton is to receive 15l. yearly from the same by fine made in the king's court.

Lopiton. Two parts of a messuage, 1 carucate land, 16d. and two parts of d. rent of assize, and two parts of a wood and mill, held of the king in chief, service unspecified.

William le Buteler his brother, aged 16 at the feast of St. Barnabas, 18 Edw. I. is his next heir.

C. Edw. I. File 57. (3.)


1 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), II:231.

2 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 467-479.

3 J E E S Sharp and A E Stamp, <i>Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem </i> (London: n.p., n.d.), 2 Edward I: 394-404.

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