This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 Excerpt: ...sons, another John, and Walter Botevile. The last-mentioned John was father of Thomas Botevile and Hugh Botevile. The said Thomas Botevile, the elder brother of Hugh, had a son, Richard, the father of William, who had a son Richard, who was the father of John Botevile, called from his residence in one of the Inns of Court, John of ThTnne, and thence came the surname of Thynne, as now used. This John, according to Francis Thynne, Esq. Lancaster Herald, married Joan, daughter of Boulder. The issue of the said John of ThTnne (who flourished in the reign of King Edward IV.) were, first, Ralph Botevile (alias Thynne); second, Roger; and, third, Thomas. Roger, the second son, was father of two daughters, viz. Elizabeth, the wife of Richard Heynes or Eynes, of Stretton, in Shropshire, and Margaret; and also of a son, William, the father of Thomas Thynne, of Deverell, in Wiltshire, who married Elizabeth, daughter of.... Done, and was alive in the year 1625, being then very old. Ralph Botevile, or Thynne, the eldest son of the said John of ThTnne, married Anne (or Joan according to some pedigrees) daughter of John Higgons, of Stretton; and by her had three sons, first, Thomas Thynne; second, William; and, third, Richard; and likewise a daughter Agnes, wedded to William Bowdlier, of the county of Worcester. William Thynne alias Botevile, second son of Ralph, was master of the household to King Henry VIII. He was a learned and ingenious man; educated at Oxford; who collecting together all the ancient copies of Chaucer, took great pains to correct and amend them, and put forth an edition of his works, with notes, in folio, 1542, which had been partly and imperfectly done several years before by William Caxton.f He died on Aug. 10, 1546,J and had sepulture in the Church...
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