See also:English chronicler, was a son of
See also:William of
See also:Worcester, a
See also:citizen, and is some-times called William Botoner, his
See also:mother being a daughter of
See also:Thomas Botoner . He was educated at
See also:Oxford and became secretary to
See also:Fastolf . When the knight died in 1459, Worcester, although one of his executors, found that nothing had been bequeathed to him, and with one of his colleagues, Sir William Yelverton, he disputed the validity of the will . How-ever, an amicable arrangement was made and Worcester obtained some lands near Norwich and in
See also:Southwark . He died about 1482 . Worcester made several journeys through England, and his Itinerarium contains much information . The survey of Bristol is of the highest value to antiquaries . Portions of the
See also:work were printed by
See also:James Nasmith in 1778, and the
See also:relating to Bristol is in James Dallaway's Antiquities of Bristowe (Bristol, 1834) . Worcester also wrote Annales rerum Anglicarum, a work of some value for the
See also:history of England under
See also:Henry VI . This was published by T . Hearne in 1728, and by
See also:Stevenson for the " Rolls " series with his Letters and Papers illustrative of the
See also:Wars of the English in France during the Reign of Henry VI . (1864) .
Stevenson also printed here collections of papers made by Worcester respecting the wars of the English in France and
See also:Normandy . Worcester's other writings include the last Ada domini Johannis Fastolf . See the Paston Letters edited by J .
See also:Gairdner (1904); and F . A . Gasquet, An Old English Bible and other Essays (1897) .
EARL OF JOHN TIPTOFT WORCESTER (1427—1470)
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