Sir John Philip le Boteler

Brief Life History of John Philip le

When Sir John Philip le Boteler was born on 26 August 1514, in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England, his father, Philip Boteler, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Drury, was 18. He married Grissell Roche in 1532, in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1562. He died on 6 March 1571, in Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 56, and was buried in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Sir John Philip le Boteler
1514–1571
Grissell Roche
1515–1581
Marriage: 1532
Sir Henry Boteler of Hatfield Woodhall and of Brantfield
1532–1609
Elizabeth Boteler
1540–1614
Philip Boteler
1544–1592
Thomas Boteler
1546–
Sir John V le BOTELER Knight Of Shambrooke
1533–1613
Philip Batchelder
1534–1565
Mary Boteler
1534–1600
Henry Boteler
1538–
Nicholas Boteler
1540–
Richard Boteler
1542–1614
Martha Boteler
1544–1590
Margaret Boteler
1546–1598
William Boteler
1554–1614

Sources (9)

  • John Boteler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Butler in entry for William Butler, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • John Boteler, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (4)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.

1558 · Act of Uniformity

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

1569 · State Lottery

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of leather bottles, from an agent derivative of Middle English botel, Old French bouteille ‘bottle’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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