Name: Ralph Butler 1
Birth: ABT 1395 in Great Badminton, Gloucestershire
Change Date: 16 DEC 2010
His son William had a son John who married Elizabeth, dau of John Langston and Amicia Danvers, qv.
The manor of Badminton was acquired in 1608 from Nicholas Boteler (to whose family it had belonged for several centuries) by Thomas, Viscount Somerset of Cashel.
[The text below would seem to suggest that the Butler/Botelers had been at Badminton before the Earls of Ormondes time?:]
The "Journal of the Butler Society" Vol. 2 No.1 contains an article entitled "Butler Groups of Families, their roots and references", from which the following is extracted:
GLO.1: Badminton, Glos.
Sir John Boteler, alive 1410 (probably from WAR.1 and presumably a relative of Sir John Boteler of Badminton who d. before 1367).
ALDRED, H.W., "Turville, Bucks." (1894), 60; GENEALOGIST, xxiii (1906-7), 91; HARLEIAN SOCIETY, xxi (1885), 241
Father: James Butler
Mother: Anne Welles
Margaret de Berwick b: ABT 1384 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
- John Butler b: in Great Badminton, Gloucestershire
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Author: Jorge H. Castelli