~1240, Ralph de Welyngton born in England, s/o 9981232. Sir Ralph de Willington & 9981233. Joan Champernowne.
~1257, Juliana born in England.
7/1260, Ralph, a minor, heir to his father.
7/12/1264, Commitment during pleasure to Ralph de Wylenton of the isle of Lunday, … (S) CPRs.
10/14/1264, Ralph de Wyleton, keeper of the isle of Lundy, to deliver the isle and castle to Humphrey de Bohun the younger. (S) CPRs.
1268, Ralph de Wylington held the manor of Cherrington, Hundred of Kington, by service of a knight’s fee of the Earl of Warwick. (S) A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848.
11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]
By 1276, Ralph married Juliana.
1276, Ralph and his wife Juliana made a quitclaim of the manor in Shrivenham Hundred to Reynold de Clifford, who at their instance granted it to Joan de Chambernun. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Berkshire, V4, 1924.
By 1280, Ralph knighted.
6/18/1280, IPM of Geoffrey de Hechelmeton. Wilts: Echelhampton. 1 carucate land held of Sir Ralph de Wyleton … (S) CIsPM.
11/12/1286, Debtor: Ralph de Wilington, knight, of Glos. Creditor: Alexander de Marwell, and Richard de Wherwell, citizens and merchants of Winchester. Amount: £39 2s. 6d., for cloth sold to him and provided on credit. (S) UKNA.
1292, Ralph a Warden of the county of Devon.
10/3/1292, A writ to Ralph de Wylyngton to collect men-at-arms and archers and be at Sandwich on October 15th.
1292, King Edward arbitrated the dispute over the Scottish crown in favor of John de Baliol.
11/30/1292, A writ to Ralph de Wylyngton collect men-at-arms and archers and to join the King at Calais. [Cancelled later by the King.]
1293, Ralph de Willington given licence to erect a castle at Huesberie, Worcester. (S) The History and Co. of Gloucester, Atkyns, 1803, P367.
6/3/1293, Ralph de Wylyngton, of the retinue of Laurence de Hastynges, Earl of Pembroke issued letters of protection. [Richard de Merton, knight, and Thomas de Bathe were with the said Ralph.]
6/1293, Ralph of Willington Court, co. Gloucestershire, and of Umberleigh, co. Devon died in the King’s service abroad. [Sir Richard de Morton, Sir Geoffrey de Stawell, Sir Robert de Ornes, William Breton, Thomas de Bathe, John le Parker, and John de Wautorte had remained in the retinue of Ralph “up to the 11th of July last.” The beginning of a 9-year war between England and France.]
6/1299, A fine was levied in the king’s court between the said Juliana and Edmund de Wylyngton (her son) and Christiana his wife, concerning Knygheton manor, which Robert de Pudele and Margery his wife held, in dower of the said Margery, of the inheritance of the said Christiana, by which the said Edmund and Christiana acknowledged the manor to be the right of the said Juliana, and that it should remain to her and her heirs after the death of the said Margery. (S) IPM of Juliana, 11/16/1324.
11/16/1324, IPM of Juliana, late the wife of Ralph de Wylyngton alias de Welyngton. Writ of certiorari to enquire whether John de Wylyngton is next heir of the said Juliana. Dorset: Knygheton. The manor … John de Wylyngton her son, is her next heir. Devon: Rudelcomb. The manor, … (S) CIsPM.
(S) A Genealogical History of the the Dormant, Burke, P685. (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V18.
Children of Ralph and Juliana:
i. John de Willington, born ~1277 in England. [Heir]
IPM of Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester. Devon: Womberlegh with its members. 16 fees held by the heir [John] of Ralph de Wylyton.
1320, John de Wylyngton states that he holds Lundy Island, which is not part of any county, but that Herbert du Mareis brought an assize of novel disseisin against him in the county of Devon. (S) UKNA.
3/16/1322, John captured at the battle of Boroughbridge; with his brother Henry, fighting with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and the Marcher Lords, against King Edward II and the Dispensers. [Henry executed.]
6/14/1329, John, pardoned by King Edward III, summoned to parliament.
1337, John died.
ii. Henry de Willington (2495308), born ~1280 in England.
iii. Edmund de Wilington born ~1283 in England.
7/21/1322, Christina, widow of Edmund de Wylington, states that John de Wylington enfeoffed Henry de Wylington his brother and her with the manor of Lanteglos and lands in Fawton, for term of their two lives, but that because a writ has come to him to seize Henry's lands into the King's hand, the Sheriff of Cornwall has expelled her from these lands. She requests a remedy. (S) UKNA.
iv. Reginald de Wilington born ~1286 in England.
5/28/1322, Reginald de Wilington, parson of the church of Atherington, states that although he was never indicted or guilty in any way, the Sheriff of Devon has imprisoned him and seized his goods and chattels into the King's hand, claiming that he was an adherent of John and Henry de Wilington, his brothers, in their rebellion against the King. He is ready to acquit himself of this in any way the King requires, and requests a remedy. (S) CCRs.
v. Ralph de Wilington born ~1290 in England.
Ralph married Eleanor ?.
1340, Licence for Ralph de Willington to alienate Carreg Cennan castle and the commote of Iscennan, co. Carmarthen, to Henry of Lancaster, earl of Derby. (S) UKNA.
5/21/1348, IPM of Ralph de Wylyngton, knight, Cornwall: Lanteglos by Fawy. The manor held for his life of the Prince by knight’s service, with remainder to Henry de Wylyngton, knight, and his heirs. Reynold de Wylyngton, his uncle, aged 50 years and more, is his heir. (S) Cal. IsPM.
6/20/1350, IPM of Eleanor, late the wife of Ralph de Wylyngton, Berks: Stalput. The manor held for her life of the gift of Walter de Langeleye ..., who enfeoffed the said Ralph and Eleanor thereof jointly, to hold to them and the heirs of Ralph, with remainder to Henry de Wylyngton and his heirs. ... John son of Henry de Wylyngton, aged 7 years and more, is her heir. (S) Cal. IsPM.