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Notes for Thomas de la Hay and Agnes le Botiller

John P Ravilious gave the following summary. [1]

1.5 Thomas de la Hay
Death: aft 21 Dec 1379[4] of Spaldington, East Riding, co. Yorks.
Spouse: Agnes le Botiller
Death: aft 1365[5]
Father: John le Botiller, of Skelbrook, co. Yorks. (-<1347) [5]
Mother: Joan de Sutton (-<1366) [5]
Children: Peter (-<1431)

'Thoma filio meo', executor of his father's will, together with his mother Cecilia and brother John (will of Peter de la Hay, dated feast of St. Valentine, 1345 (proved 31 Oct 1347) [Test. Ebor. I:12-13 [1]])

'1365, Michaelmas - Fine between John Fitz William, knt., and Elizabeth his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas del Haye and Agnes his wife, deforciants, of the fourth part of the manor of Darthynton [Darrington] near Pontefract; to hold to John and Elizabeth and the heirs of John. Warranty by Thomas and Agnes for themselves and the heirs of Agnes.' [5]

'1365-6, Hilary Term - Fine between Robert de Staynton, chivaler, plaintiff, and Thomas de la Haye of Spaldington and Agnes his wife, deforciant, of the manor of Skelbrooke and of 3 messuages, lands and rent and ¼ of 5 messuages, lands and rent in Pontefract, Preston [Purstan Jaglin], Ferrybridge, Stapleton, South Elmsall, Campsall, [Kirk] Bramwith, Burgwallis, Skellow and Carcroft; to hold to Robert for life, of Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes, paying yearly 10 marks to them, and doing service to the chief lords; reversion to Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes .' [5]

he evidently d. after 21 Dec 1379 (date of a grant and quitclaim by his son, in which he calls himself " Peter, son and heir of Thomas de la Haye of Spaldington ") [ A2A, Manchester University, John Rylands Library: Phillips Charters - STAINTON-WITH-STREATLAM (Co. Durham), PHC/254 [4]]

1. "Testamenta Eboracensia [Selection of Wills, Reg. at York]," The Surtees Society, Andrews & Co., Durham (J. B. Nichols & Sons, London), Vol. IV, Pt. I: 1869.

4. "Access to Archives," http://www.a2a.pro.gov.uk/

5. W. Paley Baildon, "The Butlers of Skelbrook and Kirk Sandal, "Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol. 29 (1929), pp. 68-88, text provided by David Hepworth, , SGM, 11 January 2005, email davidbh...@hotmail.com.


[1] Genealogy Medieval, [URL].