Joan Boteler (about 1398-before 1473)
Gathered here is the most comprehensive public repository of materials on the family of Joan Boteler who married into the Belknap family.
Click on the links below to access biographical and historical information about this family:
Date(s) Item/Image Link
Calendar of Close Rolls: Henry VI
CCR, Henry VI, vol. 1, p. 441: Mentions Joan wife of Hamon and son John 8 Jul 1429 http://www.belnapfamily.org/CCR_Henry_VI_v1_p441.pdf  
Calendar of Close Rolls: Edward IV
13 Edward IV, vol. __, pp. 290-91: William Belknap, Joan Boteler, Ralph Boteler, John Norbury, etc. 12 Jul 1473
Printed Genealogies
Bernard Burke, Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, 1883 ("Burke's Extinct Peerage"), "Boteler of Oversley and Wemme"
The Complete Peerage, vol. __, "Boteler of Wem"
Howard, Joseph Jackson, ed. Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica, vol. 2 (1876), pp. 324-37: "Finch" http://books.google.com/books?id=PSQFAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA333&lpg=PA333&dq=belknap&source=web&ots=iZu4sblMzw&sig=cf_LwIijZrD_BoCthUjIggOp5ro&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=4&ct=result#PPA333,M1  
Grazebrook, Henry Sydney. The Heraldry of Worcestershire, pp. 65-66: "Boteler, Lord Sudeley" http://books.google.com/books?id=8lMBAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover  
Grazebrook, Henry Sydney. The Heraldry of Worcestershire, pp. 153-55: "Dannet" http://books.google.com/books?id=8lMBAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover  
Visitation Records
The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572, 1634 (London, 1886), "Boteler of Woodhall" page 111 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Herts_Visitations_p111.jpg  
page 112 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Herts_Visitations_p112.jpg  
The Visitations of Essex by Hawley, 1552; Hervey, 1558; Cooke, 1570; Raven, 1612; and Owen and Lilly, 1634. To Which are Added Miscellaneous Essex Pedigrees from Various Harleian Manuscripts: and an Appendix Containing Berry's Essex Pedigrees, part II, pp. 563-65.  "Cooke" http://www.belnapfamily.org/Visitations_of_Essex_pII.pdf  
Chancery Records (UK National Archives)
Chancery pleadings addressed to the Bishop of Bath and Wells as Lord Chancellor
Joan, late the wife of John Dedham, knt. and sometime the wife of Hamond Bealknap, esq. and John, son of the said Hamond. v. John Ferby, feoffee of the said John Hamond.: Manors of Crockenhill (Crokhornhull) and Kingsnorth (Kyngesnode).: [Kent]. 1432-1443, possibly
C 1/11/497
Land Holdings
"Parish: Belbroughton," A History of the County of Worcester, Victoria County History, vol. 3, pp. 11-19 (1913) http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=43080  
"Parish: Whitchurch," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 5: Kington hundred (1949), pp. 209-213 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57077  
"Parish: Charlecote," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol. 5: Kington hundred (1949), pp. 34-38 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57034  
"Parish: Burton Dassett," A History of the County of Warwick, Victoria County History, vol 5: Kington hundred (1949), pp. 69-77 http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57043  
Web Links
Stirnet: Boteler of Oversley, Boteler of Wemme (Wem) http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/bb4fz/butler06.htm  
Sir Hamon Belknap (about 1380-1429)
John Dedham
John Belknap (unknown-1436/1437)
William Belknap (about 1418-1484/1485)
Sir Henry Belknap (about 1420-1488)
Anne Belknap (about 1422-unknown) (Hallwell Family)
Elizabeth Belknap (about 1424-1471) (Ferrers Family)
Philip Belknap (about 1426-1457) (Finche Family)
Griselda Belknap (unknown-unknown) (Hende Family)
Thomas le Boteler (before 1358-1398)
Alice Beauchamp (unknown-1443)
Photographs and Images
Boteler Family
Last update: 16 Jul 2011
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