Butler/le Butler/le Botiller/Boteler/FitzWalter/Walter

Name origin: The family derived their origin from the old counts of Briony or Biony in Normandy, a descendant of who, Herveius Fitz Walter accompanied the Conqueror to Eng. The king conferred on him the office of Chief Butler of Ireland, hence his descendants took surname of de Boteler or Butler. From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700 by Holmes.

Hervey Walter

b.abt.1100 of England; s/o parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Hervey Walter b.abt.1130

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Hervey Walter

b.abt.1130 of West Dereham, Norfolk, England; s/o Hervey Walter

CHILDREN included:

  1. Theobald FitzWalter [Walter] b.abt.1165

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Theobald FitzWalter [Walter]

b.abt.1165 of West Dereham, Norfolk, England; s/o Hervey Walter
d.1206
bur.Wotheney Abbey, Limer, Ireland
m.Maude le Vavasour
b.1176 of Edlington, Yorkshire, England; d/o Robert le Vavasour and Julian de Ros

CHILDREN included:

  1. Bearice Butler b.abt.1198
  2. Theobald "le Butzllen" le Botiller [Butler] b.1200

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Theobald "le Butzllen" le Botiller [Butler]

b.1200 of Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland; s/o Theobald FitzWalter [Walter] and Maud le Vavasour
d.July 19, 1230 Poitou, France
bur.Arklow Abbey, Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
m.abt.1222 of Irland; Joan du Marais
b.abt.1202 of Ireland; d/o Geoffrey du Marais
d.bef.Sept. 4, 1225

CHILDREN included:

  1. Theobald le Botiller [Butler] b.1223

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Theobald le Botiller [Butler]

b.1223 of Norfolk, England; s/o Theobald 'le Butzllen' le Botiller [Butler] and Joan de Marais
d.Dec. 26, 1285
m.Margaret [Margery] de Burgh
b.abt.1224 of Galway, Galway, Ireland; d/o Richard de Burgh and Hodierna de Gernon

CHILDREN included:

  1. Theobald le [Botiller/Boteler] Butler b.abt.1252

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Theobald le [Botiller/Boteler] Butler

b.abt.1252 of Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland; s/o theobald le Botiller [Butler] and Margaret [Margery] de Burgh
d.Sept. 26, 1285 Arklow Castle
m.abt.1266 of Shere, Surrey, England; Joan FitzJohn
b.abt.1250; d/o John FitzGeoffrey and Isabel Bigod

CHILDREN included:

  1. Edmund [le Boteler] Butler b.abt.1271

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Edmund [le Boteler] Butler

b.abt.1271 of Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland; s/o Theobald le [/Botiller/Boteler] Butler and Joan FitzJohn
d.Sept. 13, 1321 London, Middlesex, England
bur.Nov. 9, 1321 Gowran, Kilkenny, Ireland
m.Joan FitzThomas
b.abt.1281 of Fermoy, Cork, Ireland; d/o parens ukn
d.May 2, 1320

CHILDREN included:

  1. James le Botiller b.1304

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James le Botiller

b.1304 of Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland; s/o Edmund [le Boteler] Butler and Joan FitzThomas
d.Jan. 6, 1338
bur.Gowran, Kilkenny, Ireland
m.Oct. 17, 1326 Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England; Eleanor de Bohun
b.bef.Oct. 17, 1304; d/o Humphrey de Bohun and Elizabeth, Princess of England
d.Oct. 7, 1363

CHILDREN included:

  1. Anne Butler b.abt.1328
  2. John Butler b.Nov. 6, 1330
  3. Petronella Butler [Boteler] b.abt.1332 d.April 23, 1368
  4. James Butler

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James Butler

b. s/o James le Botiller and Eleanor de Bohun
d.1382
m.Anne [Elizabeth] Darcy
b.abt.1331 Kilkenny, kilk, Ireland; d/o John 'le Neveu' Darcy and Joan de Burgh

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Butler b.abt.1359 d.1396
  2. James Butler b.abt.1362

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James Butler

b.abt.1362 Kilkenny; s/o James Butler and Anne [Elizabeth] Darcy
d.Castle Knoctoper
m.bef.June 17, 1396; Anne Wells
b.abt.1359 Welle, Lincolnshire, England; d/o John de Welles and Cecily
d.aft.1396

CHILDREN included:

  1. James le "The White Earl" Butler b.1392

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James le "The White Earl" Butler

b.1392 of Ormond, Ireland; s/o James Butler and Anne Wells
d.Aug. 23, 1452 Ardee
bur.Saint Mary's Abbey, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
m.bef.Aug. 28, 1413 England; Joan Beauchamp
b.abt.1396 of Abergavenny, England; d/o William Beauchamp and Joan FitzAlan
d.Aug. 3, 1430
bur.Aug. 8, 1430 Saint Thomas Acton, London, Middlesex, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Elizabeth Butler b.abt.1420 d.Sept. 8, 1473
  2. John le Butler b.abt.1434 d.bef.June 15, 1477
  3. Thomas le Butler b.1426
  4. James Butler b.Nov. 24, 1420 d.May 1, 1460/1461 [beheaded]

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Thomas le Butler

b.1426 of Ormond, Ireland; s/o Jane le "the White Earl" Butler and Joan Beauchamp
d.Aug. 3, 1515
bur.St. Thomas Acon, London, Middlesex, England
m.bef.July 11, 1445; Anne Hankeford
b.1428/1431; d/o Richard Hankford and Anne Montagu
d.Nov. 13, 1485

CHILDREN included:

  1. Anne le Botiller b.1462
  2. Margaret Butler b.1465 of London, Middlesex, England d.April 3, 1537 m.1485; William Boleyn

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_______ Butler

b.parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Agnes Butler b.abt.1464 of Great Waltham, Essex, England d.Sept. 30, 1550 m.bef.1518 Thomas Drake

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Thomas (Butter) Butler

b.parents ukn
m.Joane ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Agnes Butler b.1521 Dedham, Essex, England d.Oct. 14, 1580 Dedham, Essex, England m.Richard Rolfe

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