SIR JOHN BOTELER b 1429 and Margaret Stanley b 1436


 

Generation 12

Sir John fitz John Boteler, born 1429 in Bewsey Hall, Warrington, Lancashire, England; died 1462 in Bewsey Hall, Warrington, Lancashire, England; buried 1462 in Boteler chantry in the parish church of Warrington, son of William Le Boteler (Knight)  and Elizabeth Standish .  He married in 1460 in Warrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Margaret Stanley , born 1436 in Lathom, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; died 1481 in Bewsey, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, daughter of Sir Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill . Sir John Boteler was the son and heir of Sir John and dame Isabella. He appears from his mother’s inquisition post mortem to have been born on 12 Mar 1429. On, or about, 18 Aug 1444 he married Margaret, the daughter of Peter Gerrard, esquire of Kingsley and Brynn in Cheshire. At the time John was about 15 years of age. (pg.263) Sir John Boteler received the honor of knighthood sometime before 2 Jul 1448 . At this time there was a deed made and dated at Bewsey where Sir John is styled as Sir John Boteler. In 1451, when Sir John was only 22, his wife Margaret Gerrard died leaving him a son who was about 5 years old. This child was named John like his father, and died soon after his mother. He also had a daughter named Isabella who married the son of Geoffrey Mascy, son of William. The couple had a daughter named Joan, who married William Stanley, son and heir of Sir William Stanley. Sir John married a second time, to Elizabeth Dacre, which ended in divorce.  For his third wife, John married Margaret Stanley, daughter of Sir Thomas Stanley Sheriff of Anglesey and Joan Goushill, in 1460 in Bewsey Hall, Warrington, Lancashire, Margaret Stanley was the widow of William Troutbeck. From his inquisition post mortem, Sir John Boteler died on 26 Feb 1463. (pg. 294) It is reveiled from the will of his son, that Sir John was buried in the Boteler chantry in the parish church of Warrington under an alabaster tomb, on which repose the effigies of himself and one of his wives.

 

 

 

 

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