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Botetourt, John, first Lord Botetourtlocked

(d. 1324)
  • Richard Gorski

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Botetourt, John, first Lord Botetourt (d. 1324), admiral, emerged from obscurity in the 1280s and became a politically influential baron, an active soldier, and a prominent naval commander. For such a well-connected man Botetourt's origins and parentage are astonishingly obscure. An unsubstantiated reference in the ...

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Chancery records (Public Record Office)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
(1891–)
Camden Society
, [20 vols.], PRO (1904–); also , 3 vols. (1898–1955)
J. Bain, ed., , 4 vols., PRO (1881–8); suppl. vol. 5, ed. G. G. Simpson & J. D. Galbraith [1986]