Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


Sir Nicholas de LONGFORD 1-L2301 was born in 1288 in Longford, Derbyshire. He died on 8/8 Feb 1356/1357 in Norbury, Cheshire. Sir married Alice le BOTELER-B2307 in 1322 in Longford, Derbyshire.

Alice le BOTELER [Parents] 1-B2307 was born about 1310 in Wem, Shropshire. She died in 1376 in Norbury, Cheshire. Alice married Sir Nicholas de LONGFORD-L2301 in 1322 in Longford, Derbyshire.


William le BOTELER 1, 2, 3-B2506 # was born in 1242 in Wem, Shropshire. He died in 1283 in Wem, Shropshire. William married Angharad ferch GRUFFYDD-G2506 # in Oct 1261 in Wem, Shropshire.

Angharad ferch GRUFFYDD [Parents] 1-G2506 # was born in 1246 in Powis, Montgomeryshire, Wales. She died after 22 Jun 1308. Angharad married William le BOTELER-B2506 # in Oct 1261 in Wem, Shropshire.

Other marriages:
NEVILLE, Sir Robert de

'ferch' means daughter of, 'ap' means son of.

They had the following children.

  M i John le BOTELER-B2408 was born on 17 Jul 1266. He died in Sep 1287.
  M ii Gawain le BOTELER-B2406 was born on 2 Feb 1270. He died on 21 Mar 1290.
  M iii Sir William le BOTELER 1st Lord Boteler of Wem-B2405 # was born on 11 Jun 1274. He died before 14 Sep 1334.
  F iv Anne le BOTELER-B2409 was born in 1278.

Sir William le BOTELER 1st Lord Boteler of Wem [Parents] 1-B2405 # was born on 11 Jun 1274. He died before 14 Sep 1334. Sir married Beatrice in 1295 in Wem, Shropshire.

Other marriages:
HERDEBURGH, Ela de

Of Wem, Dodington and Hinstock in Shropshire; Oversley in Warwickshire; Constable of Cruccieth Castle.

William became heir when his older brother Gawain died in 1290.

Actively employed in the wars in Scotland.

Summoned to parliament from 10 March 1308 to 10 Oct 1325 by writs directed Willielmlo le Botiller (or Butiller) de Wem, whereby he is held to have become Lord Boteler of Wem..

In 1318 he was granted a market and fair to be held at the manor of Narborough in Leicestershire.

Beatrice 1 died before 22 Nov 1306. Beatrice married Sir William le BOTELER 1st Lord Boteler of Wem-B2405 # in 1295 in Wem, Shropshire.

They had the following children.

  M i
Sir William le BOTELER the elder-B2308 was born on 8 Sep 1298 in Wem, Shropshire. He died on 22 Dec 1361 in Wem, Shropshire.

This William was described as 'the elder', to distinguish him from his younger half brother.
  F ii Isabel le BOTELER-B2314 was born about 1296.

Hugh de COKESEY 1-C2302. Hugh married Denise le BOTELER-B2312 in 1325 in Alderminster, Worcestershire.

Denise le BOTELER [Parents] 1-B2312 was born about 1308 in Wem, Shropshire. She died in 1376 in Shareshill, Staffordshire. Denise married Hugh de COKESEY-C2302 in 1325 in Alderminster, Worcestershire.


John le BOTELER [Parents]-B2408 was born on 17 Jul 1266 in Wem, Shropshire. He died in Sep 1287 in Wem, Shropshire. John married Eleanor de BEAUCHAMP-B2410.

Eleanor de BEAUCHAMP-B2410 was born on 11 Nov 1275 in Alcester, Warwickshire. She died in Aug 1324 in Bradwell, Essex. Eleanor married John le BOTELER-B2408.


Sir William TRUSSELL 1-T2301. Sir married Ida le BOTELER-B2313 in 1336 in Shottesbrook, Berkshire.

Ida le BOTELER [Parents] 1-B2313 was born about 1318 in Wem, Shropshire. Ida married Sir William TRUSSELL-T2301 in 1336 in Shottesbrook, Berkshire.


Simon BASSETT 1-B2315. Simon married Isabel le BOTELER-B2314 about 1308 in Sapcote, Leicestershire.

Isabel le BOTELER [Parents]-B2314 was born about 1296 in Wem, Shropshire. Isabel married Simon BASSETT-B2315 about 1308 in Sapcote, Leicestershire.


Sir Thomas de ROS 4th Lord Ros of Helmsley [Parents] 1-R2201 # was born on 13/13 Jan 1336/1337 in Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire. He died 2 on 9 Jun 1384 in Uffington, Lincolnshire. He was buried in Rivelaux, Yorkshire. Sir married Beatrice de STAFFORD-S2206 # about Jan 1358/1359.

Of Helmsley in Yorkshire and Chilham in Kent.

He served as Joint Warden of the West March of Scotland, 1367, and the East March in 1371.

He became heir when his older brother William died in 1352.

Thomas took part in the King's expedition in Normandy in 1355 and the campaigns of 1356 and 1359-60.

He was summoned to parliament from 24 Aug 1362 to 1383.

In 1368 he was ordered to reside on his lands in Ireland with his armed forces to prevent the loss and destruction of the country, where he served as Trier of Petitions 1363-1377.

In 1369 and 1374 he served in France.

He was a banneret at the time he was knighted in or before 1372.
(A Knight banneret, sometimes known simply as banneret, was a knight (not necessarily a nobleman, but nearly always) who led a company of troops during time of war under his own banner (which was square-shaped, in contrast to the tapering standard or the pennon flown by the lower-ranking knights) and were eligible to bear supporters in English heraldry).

Beatrice de STAFFORD [Parents] 1-S2206 # died about 13 Apr 1415. She was buried in Warter Priory, Yorkshire. Beatrice married Sir Thomas de ROS 4th Lord Ros of Helmsley-R2201 # about Jan 1358/1359.

Other marriages:
MAURICE, Maurice Fitz 2nd Earl of Desmond
BURLEY, Sir Richard de K.G.

Beatrice was a legatee in the 1385 will of her brother, Hugh de Stafford, K.G., 2nd Earl of Stafford.

A gown was provided for her for the coronation of King Henry IV.

Beatrice, Countess of Desmond, Lady Ros died testate 13 (or 14) April 1415.

Her will dated 26 Jun 1414, requested burial in Warter Priory, Yorkshire.

Marriage Notes:

Married by royal license dated 1 Jan 1336/7.

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret de ROS-R2101 # was born in 1363. She died in 1413.
  M ii
Sir John de ROS 5th Lord Ros of Helmsley 1-R2102.
  M iii Sir William de ROS K.G. 6th Lord Ros of Helmsley-R2103.
  M iv
Thomas de ROS 1-R2104.
  M v
Robert de ROS 1-R2105.
  F vi Elizabeth de ROS-R2106 was born about 1364. She died in Mar 1424.

Sir William de ROS 2nd Lord Ros of Helmsley [Parents] 1-R2301 # was born about 1288 in Helmsley, Yorkshire. He died on 3/3 Feb 1342/1343. He was buried in Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire.. Sir married Margery de BADLESMERE-B2316 # before 1329.

2nd Lord Ros of Helmsley, of Helmsley and Hunsingore in Yorkshire, Wark in Northumberland. Sheriff of Yorkshire, Constable of Wark Castle.
Residing in Wark Castle in August 1310.
He was summoned for service in Scotland 1316-19, 1322, 1323, 1327 and 1335, and to Parliament 20 November 1317 to 21 Feb 1339/40.
He exchanged Wark, Northumbeland with the Crown in 1317 for 300 marks of land.
Received the surrender of Knaresborough, as a joint commander in January 1317/18, and remained loyal during the Earl of Lancaster's rebellion in 1321-22.
Summoned for service in Gascony in December of 1324.
He was appointed, by Prince Edward's government, Sheriff of Yorkshire (Nov 1326) and was a member of the Council of Regency in February 1326/27.
In November 1327, he served as a commissioner to negotiate with the Scots for peace, as well as a similar role with France in February 1329/30.
In 1330, he founded a chantry at Bottesford, Leicestershire.
In 1334, he entertained the King at Helmsley, and during the King's absence in Flanders, he was one of the commissioners to preserve the peace in that country.
He had a grant of Barnard's Castle on 10 Feb 1338/9 and had livery of the lands of his brother, John de Roos.
He fought in Brittany in 1342.
He took part in the defence of Newcastle against the Scots.
He was a benefactor of the Austin Friars of Newcastle and the nuns of Irford in Lincolnshire.

Margery de BADLESMERE 1, 2-B2316 # was born about 1306 in Chilham, Kent. She died on 18 Oct 1363. Margery married Sir William de ROS 2nd Lord Ros of Helmsley-R2301 # before 1329.

Other marriages:
ARUNDEL, Sir Thomas de
AVENEL, Sir John

Margery was the eldest of four daughters of Bartholomew, first Lord Badlesmere.

Stated to be aged 32 when she became co-heir to her brother, Giles, who died 7 June 1338, by which she inherited the Castle and manor of Chilham in Kent, and the manors of Blean, Hothfield, Wilderton (in Throwley), also in Kent, Tarrant Rushton in Dorset, Chingford in Essex, Adderley in Shropshire, Bradfield Combust in Suffolk and Heytesbury in Wiltshire.

As the widow of William de Ros, she had a royal license to marry whom she would of the King's allegiance, which license, dated 6 Mar 1350/51 was to Sir Thomas de Arundel, who was killed shortly thereafter.

She married thirdly (as probably his third wife), Sir John Avenal, the King's Lieutenant in Brittany, from whom she sued for divorce in April 1355.

Margery, 'Lady de Ros', presented to the church of Chingleford in Essex 14Dec 1361.

They had the following children.

  M i
Sir William de ROS 3rd Lord Ros of Helmsley 1-R2202 was born on 19 May 1329 in Frieston, Lincolnshire. He died before 3 Dec 1352 in Overseas.
  M ii Sir Thomas de ROS 4th Lord Ros of Helmsley-R2201 # was born on 13/13 Jan 1336/1337. He died on 9 Jun 1384.
  F iii
Margaret de ROS 1-R2203.
  F iv
Maud de ROS 1-R2204.
  F v
Elizabeth de ROS 1-R2205.

Maurice Fitz MAURICE 2nd Earl of Desmond 1-M2202 died before 5 Jun 1358. Maurice married Beatrice de STAFFORD-S2206 #.

Beatrice de STAFFORD [Parents] 1-S2206 # died about 13 Apr 1415. She was buried in Warter Priory, Yorkshire. Beatrice married Maurice Fitz MAURICE 2nd Earl of Desmond-M2202.

Other marriages:
ROS, Sir Thomas de 4th Lord Ros of Helmsley
BURLEY, Sir Richard de K.G.

Beatrice was a legatee in the 1385 will of her brother, Hugh de Stafford, K.G., 2nd Earl of Stafford.

A gown was provided for her for the coronation of King Henry IV.

Beatrice, Countess of Desmond, Lady Ros died testate 13 (or 14) April 1415.

Her will dated 26 Jun 1414, requested burial in Warter Priory, Yorkshire.

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