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Lord St. Albans, was made comptroller of the household to the Queen Mother of King Charles II. and advanced to a baronetcy 9th October, 1658. This rentleman appears to have been a considerable person and in great favour with King Charles II., and several sums of money were remitted to him, for bis majesty's use, during the civil war. He purchased a considerable estate at Peckham, in Surrey, of his brother-in-law, Sir Thomas Crimes, bart. He married Marie,daughter of Hons. Charles Peliott, Sieur de la Card, of Paris, whose sister, Madmoiselle de la Gard, was one of the maids of honour to the Queen of Charles II. By her he had issue, L Hkxry, his successor.
n. Thomas, of Bury St. Edmond's, county of Suffolk, who, by Henrietta his wife, second daughter and co-heir of Thomas, Lord Jermyn, of St. Edmondsbury, was father of Henry Jermyn Bond, esq. of Bnry, who died 40th February, 1748, leaving, by Jane his wife, daughter of — Godfrey, (who remarried 36th Dec 1750, Thomas, first Viscount Gage, and d. 1737), three sons, via. Charles Jermyn, of Bury, d. s. p. 1760. Henry, b. 1726.
James, o. 1724, who m. and left issue. Judith, rf. onto. 1793. i. Mary-Charlotte, was brought up by Henrietta, Duchess of Orleans, daughter of King Charles I. and married Sir William Gage, bart. of Hen grave Hall, in the county of Suffolk.. She d. in 1717. Toe elder son,
ii. Sir Henry Bond, of Peckham, sold that estate, and lived chiefly in France. He married a French lady of the name of Noir, and had a son and successor, in. Sir Thomas Bond, who espoused Dorothea, daughter of — Wynne, of Wales, and dying in August, 1734, left issue,
ir. Sib Charles Bond, who is believed to hare been the last baronet of this family. He was born in December, 1734, and waa living 7th November, 1760, but the period of his death is unknown. He had an only wter, who was living unmarried 7th November, 1760.
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Thomas Df Booths, to whom s. his son,
John De Bouthe, living temp. Edw. II., who m.
Agnes, dau. and heiress of Sir Gilbert de Barton, and
was s. by his son. Sir Thomas South, of Barton, called " Tomalin of
of the Boothes," m. Ellen, daughter of Thomas de
Workesley, esq. of Workesley, now Worsley, in the
county of Lancaster, and had issue,
John, his successor.
Henry, left a son, John.
Thomas, left a son, Robert.
Alice, m. first, to William Leigh, esq. of Baguley, in the county of Chester, and secondly, to Thomas Duncalf, esq. of Foxwiat.
Anne, m. to Sir Edward Weevcr.
Sir Thomas was *. by his eldest son,
John Bouth, esq. of Barton, who lived in the reigns of Richard II. and Hknrt IV. and m. first, Joan, daughter of Sir Henry Trafford, of Trafford, in the county of Lancaster, by whom he had issue,
Thomas, who received the honour of knighthood in the 14th Hrnry VI. Sir Thomas m. a daughter of Sir George Carrington, knt. and widow of
Weever, and had issue,
Sir John Bouth, knt. to whom King Henry
Robert Booth, esq. of Sawley, in the county
Isabel, m. to Ralph Nevil, third earl of
Anne, who m. William Lord Corners.
John, bishop of Exeter, anno 1405; buried in the
church of St. Clement Danes, London, in 1478.
Ralph, archdeacon of York.
Margery, m. to John Byron, esq. of Clayton, in
the county of Lancaster. Joan, m. first, to Thomas Sherborne, esq. of Stonyhurst, in the county of Lancaster, and secondly, to Sir Thomas Sudworth,knt. Catherine, m. to Thomas Ratcliffe, esq. of Wim
morley. Alice, m. to Sir Robert Clifton, knt. of Clifton, in the county of Nottingham. Mr. Booth married a second wife, (but the lady's name is not known), and left a son,
Laurence Booth, who was chancellor of the university of Cambridge, bishop of Durham, and afterwards archbishop of York. His Lordship was appointed keeper of the privy-seal in the 35th of Hrnry VI., and Lord Chancellor or England in the 12th of Edward IV. He d. in 1480.
The line of Sir Thomas Bouth, the eldest son, terminating, as stated above, in co-heiresses, we proceed with the second son, Sir Robert Bouth, knt. of Dunham Massie, in the comity of Chester, which seat he acquired by his wife, Douce, daughter and co-heiress of Sir William Ven-, ables, of Bollen, in the same shire ; which Sir William was son of Joane, daughter and heir of Hamon Fitton, wbo was grandson of John Fitton, of Bollen. by Cicelie his wife, eldest daughter and co-heir of Sir Hamon de Massie, the sixth and last baron of Dunham Massie, one of the eight feudal lordships instituted by Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester, in the time of the Conqueror. By this lady Sir Robert Bouth had no less than nine sons and five daughters. Of the former, William, the eldest, inherited the fortune. Philip, the youngest, tn. the daughter and heiress of Sir William Hampton, of Wellington, int. The daughters were,
Lucy, m. to William Chauntrell,esq. of the Bache,
near Chester. Ellen, m. to Robert Legh, esq. of Adlington, in
the county of Chester. Alice, tn. to Robert Hesketh, esq. of Ruffbrd, in the county of Lancaster, ancestor of the baronets Hesketh. Joan, m. to Hamond Massie, esq. of Rixton, Lancashire. Margery, m. to James Scarebrich, esq. Sir Robert and his eldest son had a grant of the office of sheriff of Cheshire for both their lives, and to the survivor of them, by patent, dated at Chester on the 8th of March, in the 21st of Henry VI., with all fees appertaining to the said office, and to execute its duties, either personally or by deputy. Sir Robert died on the 10th September, 1450, and was s. by his eldest ■on.
Sir William Bothe, who tn. Maud, daughter of John Dutton, esq. of Dutton, in the county of Chester, by whom he had five sons and nine daughters, which daughters were,
Douce, tn. to Thomas Leigh, esq. of West Hall,
in the county of Chester.
county of Chester.
county of Chester. Elixabeth, in. to Thomas Fitton, esq. of Pownall,
Cheshire. Joane, tn. to William Holt, esq. Isabella. Catherine. Sir William d. in 1476, and was s. by his eldest son,
George Bothe, esq. This gentleman tn. Catherine, daughter and heiress of Robert Mount fort, esq. of Bescote, in the county of Stafford, and of Monkspath, Warwickshire, by whom he acquired considerable estates in the counties of Salop, Stafford, Warwick, Leicester, Wilts, Somerset, Cornwall, and Hereford, and had issue,
William, his successor.
Alice, m. to William Massie, esq. of Denfield,in
the county of Chester. Ellen, m. first, to Thomas Vaudrey, esq. and secondly, to Trafford, of Trafford. Mr. Bothe rf. in 1433, and was s. by his eldest son,
Sir William Bothe, knt. who m. first, Margaret, daughter and co-heir of Sir Thomas Asheton, of Ashton-under-Lyne, in the county of Lancaster, and of his wife Aime, daughter of Ralph, Lord Greystock, by
which alliance a great accession of property came to the family of Bothe. He had issue of this marriage, George, his successor.
John, m. to Margery, daughter of Sir Piers Dutton,
of Dutton, in the county of Chester, and bad
two sons, William and Robert
Sir William m. secondly, Ellen, daughter of Sir John
Montgomery, of Trewly, in the county of Stafford, and
William, m. a daughter of Smith, esq. of tae
county of Leicester.
county of Chester.
Jane, tn. first, to Hugh, son and heir of Sir Pien Dutton, of Dutton, in theconntyof Chester.anc secondly, to Thomas Holford, esq. of Holford, in the same shire. Dorothy, tn. to Edward, son and heir of Laurence Warren, esq; of Pointon, in the county of Chester. Anne, tn. to Sir William Brereton, of Brereton.m Cheshire. Sir William d. 0th November, in the IlthHER.VIIIand was s. by his eldest son,
Georce Bothb, esq. who tn. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Boteler, of Beausey, near Warrington, and had issue,
George, his successor.
Jobn, m. to Elizabeth, daughter of John Duttoo,
Moors, in the county of Chester.
shaw. Alice, m. to Peter Daniel, esq. of Orer-TaMey. Cecilie, d. unmarried. Mr. Bothe died in the 22d Henry VIII. and was t. by his eldest son,
George Bothe, esq. who left, at his decease in
Bache, near Chester.
in the county of Chester. Anne, tn. to — Wentworth, esq. of the county of York. To this George Bothe, Queen Jane Seymour com mauded a letter to be written, acquainting him with the birth of a son, (afterwards Xing Edward VI.) bearing date, at Hampton Court, the very day of her delivery, October 12th, 39th Henby VIII., in the»* words:—
By The Queen.
"Trusty and welbeloved, we grete youe well. Aod
for asmuche as by the inestimable goodness and grace of Almighty God, we be delivered and brought in childbed of a prince, conceived in most lawful matrimonie between my Lord the King's Majestye and us, doubting nut but for the love and affection which ye beare unto us, and to the commyn wealth of this realme, the knowledge thereof thud be joyous and glad tidings unto youe, we bare thought fit to certifie youe of the same. To thin tent ye might not only rendre unto God condigne thanks and praise for soogreat abenefit, but also pray for the long continuance and preservation of the same here in this lief, to the honor of God, joy and pleasor of my Lord the King, and us, and the mi i versal! weale, quiet, and tranquillyty of this hole realme. Geryn under our signet, at my Lord's manor of Hampton Cort, the xii. day of October.
"To our trusty and welbeloved,
Mr. Bothe had also the honour of a letter from King Hum himself, dated at Westminster, 16th February, m the 34th year of bis reign, concerning forces to be railed to war against the Scotch. Mr. Bothe was .?. by his son,
William Bothe, or Boi Iiie, who, being then but three years old, was in ward to the king. He received the honour of knighthood in 1378. Sir William m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Warburton, of Warburton and Arley, in the county of Chester, and had ■even sons and six daughters. Of the former.
Georgs succeeded his father.
Jobn, m. to a daughter of Prestwick, of Hulnie,
near Manchester, and had several children. Richard, m. the daughter and heiress of Massie, of CogshnlL The married daughters were,,
Elisabeth, m. first, to William Basnet, esq. of
to — Walsh, esq. of , Ireland.
Dorothy, m. to Ralph Bunnington, esq. of Bar
rowcote, in the county of Derby. Alice, s«. to — Panton, esq.
Su*an,m. first, to Sir Edward Warren, of Pointon, in the county of Chester, and secondly, to John Pitton, esq. of the city of Chester.
Sit William d. on the 28th Nov. 1579, and was s. by tan eldest Md,
<■ Sib George Booth, whose extensive estates were placed by Queen Elizabeth during his minority, under the guardianship of her favourite, Robert Dudley, Earl "f Leicester. In the latter end of her majesty's reign, Sir George received the honour of knighthood, and upon the institution of the order of baronet, he was ^noagftt the first raised to that dignity, on the 22d May, 1611. Sir George Booth m. first, bis second r'l-itsin, Jane, only daughter, and heiress of John Carnmjtnn, esq. of Carrington, in the county of Chester; by whom he had no issue, nor did he live long with brr, yet he inherited the lands of her father; thesame Wag strictly so settled by that gentleman, before the carriage of his daughter, to descend to the family of Br«ttb; in which settlement, among other provisions. i* one particularly worthy of notice: " That if she, tie said Jane, should, after marriage, be detected of iscontinency, the estate should remain to the family <rf Booth." After the decease of this lady, Sir George * Catherine, daughter of Chief Justice Anderson, of the Court of Common Pleas, and had several children, of whom,
WiLUsjf, the eldest son.tn. Vere,second daughter, and co-hi-ir of Sir Thoinns Egerton, Viscount Brackley, Load Chancellor Of England, and
predeceasing his father, (With April, 1030,) left
Alice, m. George Vernon, esq. of Haslinton, in
the county of Chester. Susan, m. Sir William Brereton, of Handforth, in
the county of Chester, baronet. Elizabeth, m. to Richard, Lord Byron, (his lordship's second wife,) and died without issue. Sir George Booth, who served the office of sheriff of Cheshire twice, and as often of Lancashire, d. on the 24th October, 1652, and was «. in his title and estates by his grandson (whose guardianship he had purchased from the crown for £4000.),
II. Sir George Booth. This gentleman was committed prisoner to the Tower of London during the usurpation, for his zeal in the royal cause, and his efforts to restore the exiled prince. He had the pleasure eventually, however, of being chosen one of the twelve members deputed by the House of Commons, in May, LGOO, to carry to that prince the recall of the house, in answer to his majesty's letters. And on Monday, 13th July, 1000, the House of Commons ordered, " that the sum of £10,000 be conferred on Sir George, as a mark of respect for his eminent services, and great sufferings in the public cause;" which order obtained the sanction of the House of Lords in the ensuing month. In addition to which honourable grant, the baronet was elevated to the Peerage, by letters patent, dated 20th April, 1061, as Baron Delamere, of Dunham Massif,in the county of Chester. His Lordship m. first. Lady Caroline Clinton, daughter and co-heir of Theophilus, Earl of Lincoln, by whom he had an only daughter, Vere, who d. unmarried, in 1717, in the 74th year of her age. He tn. secondly, Lady Elizabeth Grey, eldest daughter of Henry, Earl of Stamford, by whom he had seven sons and five daughters, of whom,
Henry,succeeded to the title.
George, m. Lucy, daughter of the Right Hon. Robert Robartes, Viscount Bodmin, son and heir of John, Earl of Kadnor, by whom he had an only son, Henry, who d. unmarried.
Robert, in holy orders, Archdeacon of Durham, in 1091, and Dean of Bristol, in 1708. This gentleman w. first, Ann, daughter of Sir Robert Booth, chief justice of the Court of Common Pleas in Ireland, by whom he had a son, Henry, who died s. p. He m. secondly, Mary, daughter of Thomas Hales, esq. of Howlets, in the county of Kent, and had five sons and four daughters, of whom,
Nathaniel, the fourth and only surviving,
Elizabeth, m. to Charlton Thrupp, esq. of
Vere.m. to George Tyndale, esq. of Buthford.
Elizabeth, m. to Edward, Earl of Conway.
Diana, m. to Sir Ralph Delavall, bart. of SeatonDelavall, in the county of Northumberland, and after his decease to Sir Edward Blacket, bart. of Newby, in the county of York.
George, first Lord Delamere, d. on the Sth August, I6S4, and was s.by his eldest surviving son,
ill. Sin Henry Booth, second baron. This nobleman, who had been committed to the Tower prior to the death of King (In mi i;s II. was brought to trial, in the reign of King James, for high treason, before the Lord Chancellor Jeffreys, constituted high steward on the occasion, and a select number (27) of peers, but was most honourably acquitted. After which he lived in retirement until the revolution, when espousing the cause of the Prince of Orange, he was deputed with the Marquess of Halifax, and the Earl of Shrewsbury, upon the arrival of the prince at Windsor, 17th December, 168ft,to bear a message tothe fallen monarch, requiring that his majesty should remove from Whitehall. An office which his Lordship executed so delicately that hhis James was afterwards heard to remark; " that the Lord Delamere, whom he had used ill, treated him with much more regard,than those to whom he had been kind, and from whom he might better have expected it." His lordship was afterwards sworn of the privy council, and appointed chancellor of the exchequer, an office which he held but one year; when, upon his retirement, he was advanced to the dig: ity of Earl Of Warrington, by letters patent, dated 17th April, 16B0. The earl m. Mary, daughter, and sole heiress of Sir James Langham, bart. of Cottesbrooke, in the county of Northampton, by whom he had four Moiis and two daughters, which latter were,
Elizabeth, To. to Thomas Delves, esq. son and
heir apparent of Sir Thomas Delves, bart. of
Dodington, in the county of Chester, and died
s. f. in 16S7. Mary, m. to the Hon. Russel Robartes, and had
Henry, last Earl of Radnor of that family. His lordship,who published a Vindication of his friend. Lord Russel, and other literary productions mentioned in Walpole's Catalogue, rf. on the 2nd January, 1693-4, and was s. by his second, but eldest surviving son,
iv. Sir George Booth, second Earl of Warrington. This nobleman m. Mary, eldest daughter, and co-heiress of John Oldbury, esq. of London, merchant, by whom he had an only daughter,
Mary, who m. in 1736, Henry Grey, fourth Earl of Stamford, and left, Henry, who s. to the Earldom of Stamford, upon the decease of his father, in 1768, and was created in 1796, Baron Delamere, and Earl of Warrington—(see (hose dignities in Burke's Dictionary of the Peerage and Ba ronetage). H is lordship d. on the 2nd August, 1758, when his estates passed to his daughter, Mary, Countess of Stamford; the Earldom Op Warrington Expired, while the baronetcy, with the barony reverted to his cousin, (refer to the Very Reverend Dean Robert Booth, son of the first Lord Delamere).
v. Nathaniel Booth, esq. as fourth Baron Delamere. His lordship m. Margaret, daughterof Richard
This family was originally settled in the county of Stafford, and had its seat at Marchanton, where Ricbard Boothby was living temp. Henry VIII. The fir* who^tstablished himself in Essex, and purchased tl* manor of Chingford, was
Thomas Boothby, esq. second son of William Boothby, merchant of London, who engaged himself in commercial pursuits. By his first wife, Anne Grafton, who died 16th December, 1622, he had rco daughters and three sons, William and Richard, who both died unmarried, and Walter, seated at Tottenbun, in Middlesex. By his second wife, Klizabetb Wright, he had two sons and as many daughters, namely, Thomas, a merchant in Spain. Robert, of whom presently. Anne, m. to Matthew Bedell, esq. Elizabeth, m. to — Styles, esq. of Westerhatn, in Kent. The youngest son,
Robert Boothby, esq. of Friday Hill, m. Mary, daughter and heir of George Hyer, esq. of Weston,in Surrey, and had issue, Thomas, his heir. George, rf. unm.
Robert, who succeeded to the estates of his eldest brother, Sir Thomas; and marrying Sarab, dan of Samuel Jackson, esq. of Bicker, in the county of Lincoln, had a son, Thomas, who died 1Mb May, 1735, and a daughter, Sarah, who never married. William, of Shere, in Surrey. The eldest son,
i. Sir Thomas Boothby, of Chingford, was crtiteJ a Baronet 9th November, J600. He i». Elizabeth, daughter of — Styles, of Westerham, in Kent, and had
Thomas (Sir).knt. whod. s. p. 1st December. ICO,
aged twenty-four. Robert, died young.
Elizabeth, m. to Hugh Wood, of London, Turkey merchant.
Dying without surviving male issue, Sir Thomas Boothby left his estate to his next surviving brother. The Baronetcy became Extinct.
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Edward Borlase, the ancestor of the first baronet, *m the second son of Walter Borlase, the represcn'.'•■: of an ancient Cornish family which had married an heiress of Moels.
Su U Ii i Mm Borlase, the descendant of the said
Kd*ard, was of Marlow and Brockmer, in the county
atf Buckingham. He m. Amy, daughter of Sir Francis
Poph&m, int. of Littlecot, in Wiltshire, and had issue,
>. John, his heir.
Ii. William, M.P. for Marlow 12 and 13 Chaki.es II. d. in 1605, leaving three daughters, Henrietta, m. to Sir Richard Astley, hart. Anne, m. to Lieuten ant-General Webb. Alicia, m. to John Wallop, esq. in. Henry. i. Anne, m. to Richard Grenville, esq. Ii. Mary, d. num.
Sir Willi .m was x. by his eldest son,
i- Sir John Borlase, of Brockmer, one of the lords josticrs of Ireland, who was created a Baronlt 4th May, 1042. He d. in August, 1672, and was s, by his •on,
n. Sir John Borlase, of Brockmer, M.P. who died in 1088, when the Baronetcy Expired, leaving by Alice, his wife, an only daughter and heir,
A-ike, m. to Arthur Warren, esq. of Stapleford,
Admiral Sir John Bori.a.sk Warren,
From the Botelers or Butlers, Barons Botelcr, of Wemme and Oversley, descended
I. Sir John Boteler, of Hatfield Woodhall, In the county of Hertford, who was created a Baronet in 16*0, and advanced to the Peerage 20th September, 1628, as Baron Butler or Boteler, of Branilield, in the same shire. His lordship n. Elizabeth, sister of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, by whom he had six sons, whereof five predeceased him unmarried, and six daughters, of whom
Aubrey, m. first, Sir Francis Anderson; and secondly, Francis, Earl of Chichester.
Helen, m. Sir John Drake, knt.
Jane, m. to James Ley, Earl of Marlborough.
Olivera, m. to Endymion Porter, esq.
Mary, m. to Edward, Lord Howard of Escrick.
Anne, «i. first, to Mounrjoy Blount, Earl of New port; and secondly, Thomas Weston, Earl of Portland.
His lordship d. in 1637, and was s. by bis only sur viving son,
ii. William, second baron, at whose decease with out issue in 1647, the Baronetcy, together with the Barony of Boteler of Hramneld, Expired, while his lordship's estates devolved on his sisters or their representatives, and were purchased afterwards by George, Viscount Grandison in Ireland, who thereby obtained possession of the manor of Bramlleld.
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BOTELER, OF BRAiMFIELD. Created 7th Dec. 1613.— Extinct in June, 1657.
1. Sir Georoe Boteler, half-brother of Sir John Boteler, of Hatfield Woodhall, the first peer, was created a Baronet in 1643. He m. Lady Bethell, but d. s p. in 1657, when the title became Extinct.
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