Name: William Vaux
Death: BEF 1373
Residence: Bottisham, Cambridgeshire
LVG: 1366?7 1
Note: 2 1 3|
Change Date: 7 NOV 2007
Father was ?probably? Elias.
The holding at Bottisham later styled VAUXES manor (Footnote 84) was created by the king's clerk, Ellis of Beckingham, a justice of the Common Pleas from 1285 to his death c. 1306. (Footnote 85) In 1275 he bought with his brother-in-law John of St. Liz (d. 1281 ? 1283) 48 a. (Footnote 86) partly held as ? fee of the Deresley fee. (Footnote 87) In 1283 Ellis settled 85 a. on the marriage of John's daughter Alice to his own ward Robert de Vaux, (Footnote 88) of age by 1305. (Footnote 89) Robert (d. by 1319) was succeeded by his son Sir John de Vaux, (Footnote 90) imprisoned for murder 1319?26, who died 1327 ? 1329. (Footnote 91) The Vauxes' Bottisham lands passed successively to his younger brother Thomas, an absentee Yorkshire rector (Footnote 92) (d. 1344), (Footnote 93) and to Thomas de Vaux, probably John's son. (Footnote 94) The younger Thomas (d. 1351) was succeeded by his brother Edmund (Footnote 95) (d. 1362). (Footnote 96) By 1371 the Vaux lands belonged to Joan Vaux, widow of William (? fl. 1366?7).
Acquired by marriage with the heiress of William de Harrowden of Harrowden, county Northampton, the lordship of Harrowden with the hamlets of Little Harrowden, Orlybere and Isham, and died temp. Edward III, having had (with a daughter, Elizabeth, maid of honor to Queen Philippa, married 1351 Ralph de Buxton) a
son and heir, William Vaux of Harrowden.
Father: Elias Vaux
Mother: Elizabeth de Northwode
- William Vaux
- Type: Book
Periodical: Victoria County History of Cambridgeshire
- Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage 92nd Edition
- Type: Book
Periodical: A Genealogical and Historical Account of the Throckmorton family in England and the United States
Author: C Wickliffe Throckmorton