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date: 21 October 2019

Botetourt, John, first Lord Botetourtlocked

(d. 1324)
  • Richard Gorski


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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