Monday, October 18, 2010

G23: 4997442 Cromwell-Marmion-Basset-Somery

4997442. Sir Ralph de Cromwell & 4997443. Mazera Marmion & 243382628. Lord Ralph Basset & 243382629. Margaret de Somery

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~1215, Ralph Basset born in Drayton, Staffordshire, England; s/o §Ralph Basset & Isabel ?.

~1230, Margaret born in England, d/o 486765256. Roger de Someri & 486765257. Nichole D’Aubigny.

7/8/1253, Simple protection for seven years, for Margery de Sumery. The like for Joan de Berkele [Margery’s aunt, sister of her father]. (S) CPRs.

[–––Ralph Basset & Margaret de Somery–––]

~1250, Ralph married Margaret.

1257, Ralph summoned to the King Henry III at Chester with horse and arms to oppose a Welsh incursion.

Ralph’s father died.

8/10/1257, Protection to those going to Wales in the service of the king and Edward his son … Ralph Basset of Drayton. (S) CPRs.

9/3/1257, Ralph, “the younger”, of Drayton granted a market and fair at Colston Basset, Nottinghamshire. (S) Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516. [Colston originally of the Thurstan Basset lineage – brother of Ralph the Justiciar.]

1262, Warw. Ralph Basset of Drayton sued Philip Marmiun for sending his serviens … with a great multitude of outlaws and Welshmen … to the mill of the said Ralph … doing damage … 100£ … A concord was afterwards made at Tamworth, … sureties … John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, Peter de Montfort, … Roger de Morteyn, … Thomas de Clinton [for Philip] … (S) Collections for a History of Staffordshire, V4, 1883, P151.

9/18/1263, Pardon to Roger de Clifford, Roger de Leyburn, John de Vallibus, Hamo Lestrange, John Giffard and Ralph Basset of Dreyton of all trespasses … reason of non-observance of the Provisions of Oxford … (S) CPRs.

1/1263, Ralph ordered to Hereford by Henry III because of a possible Welsh attack. (S) The History of Ludlow, Wright, 1852, P172.

4/12/1263, Simon de Montfort returned to England to lead a rebellion of young barons. Simon sent his son Simon to secure Northampton castle, then being held by a supporter Ralph Basset of Drayton.

4/6/1264, King Henry attacked Northampton, capturing Simon’s 2nd son and Ralph Basset.

6/7/1264, After the King was defeated and captured at the battle of Lewes, Ralph was named governor of the castles of Salop and Bruges.

9/16/1264, Ralph prohibited by the King from attending the tournament to be held at Dunstable.

12/4/1264, Ralph summoned to Simon de Montfort’s parliament.

12/20/1264, Commitment during pleasure to Ralph Basset of Drayton of the castle of Shrewsbury. (S) CPRs.

2/16/1265, Prohibition to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Gilbert de Clare, earl of Gloucester, … Ralph Basset of Draiton, … going … to Dunstaple to tourney there, upon pain of forfeiture of all lands, … (S) CPRs.

5/20/1265, Mandate to Ralph Basset of Drayton, keeper of the peace in the counties of Salop and Stafford, … (S) CPRs.

8/4/1265, Ralph died at the battle of Evesham. He died at Montfort’s side, having refused Montfort’s request that he retire from the field in the face of inevitable defeat.

x11/5/1265, Grant for life, at the instance of Edward the king’s son, and for the laudable service of her father, to Margaret, late the wife of Ralph Basset of Drayton, daughter of Roger de Sumery, of the manor of Patingham, co. Stafford, and all the lands late of the said Ralph in Watton, co. Leicester, and Exton, co. Rutland, … (S) CPRs. [Upon remarring Margaret passed the estates to her son.]

[–––Ralph de Cromwell & Mazera Marmion –––]

~1245, Mazera born in England, d/o 9994886. Philip de Marmion & 9994887. Joane de Kilpec.

11/8/1257, Exemption, for life, at the instance of Peter de Monteforti, of Ralph de Crumbwell from being put on juries, assizes or recognitions, … against his will. (S) CPRs.

12/16/1263, Pardon at the instance of Ralph de Crumbewell, … (S) CPRs.

~1265, Ralph married Mazera.

11/21/1265, Manser son of Aaron de London … his debtors … John de Brugo the elder, … Ralph de Crumwell, … (S) CPRs.

Bef. 1271, Mazera died, leaving her daughter Joan as heir to her lands.

[–––Ralph de Cromwell & Margaret de Somery–––]

Bef. 1/26/1271, Ralph married 2nd Margaret de Somery [her 2nd].

8/26/1273, IPM of Roger de Somery: … part of the barony of Chester falling to him through Nicholaa de Albaniaco his first wife, one of the heirs of Hugh de Albaniaco earl of Arundell … Margaret the wife of Ralph de Cromwelle, Joan the wife of John le Strange, Mabel the wife of Walter de Suyllye, and Maud the wife of Henry de Erdinton, are next heirs of the said Nicholaa, and of full age. (S) CIsPM.

10/10/1273, Margaret coheir of a fourth of her father’s lands.

4/12/1274, Margaret got livery of her inherited lands.

7/21/1276, Ralph de Crumbewelle acknowledges he owes the merchants of Luca 1,000 marks if Nicholas de Sedgrave fails to pay. (S) CCRs.

12/28/1280, Grant, for life to Robert de Uffordof the castle and town of Oreford, … 10£ from Ralph de Crumwell, … (S) CPRs.

1281, Ralph de Cromwell of Derbyshire summoned to serve against the Welsh. (S) History of the County of Derby, V1, Glover, P406.

6/28/1283, Ralph de Crumwell summoned to Shrewsbury by writ from Rhuddlan to the king to hold a colloquium to ordain what should be done with David, brother of Llewellyn, formerly prince of Wales. (S) The Titular Barony of Clavering, 1891, P16.

1289, Ralph of Cromwell and West Hallum [Derbyshire], and Cromwell [Nottinghamshire] died.

Betw. 3/1293-6/1293, Margaret took the veil.

By 1293, Margaret died.

(S) A Genealogical History of the Dormant, … Peerages of the British, Burke, 1866. (S) Transactions of the Leicestershire A&A Society, V4, 1878, P27.

Family notes:
• 1218, Ralph Basset paid 30 marks for the 15 knight's fees held, upon the levy of the first scuttage for the king.
• Ralph Basset [the father] s/o Ralph [died 1211], s/o Ralph [died 1160], s/o Richard Basset, Justiciar of England [died bef. 1146] & Maud de Ridel, d/o Sir Geoffrey de Ridel, Lord of Witheringe, & Geva Lupus d/o Hugh Lupus, earl of Chester. All Ralph’s “of Drayton”. Richard Basset [Justiciar] s/o Ralph Basset of Montreuil-au-Houlme, Normandy, France, and Northamptonshire, England; s/o Thurstan Basset, “the Norman”, of Ouilly-Basset, Normandy.
• The two main family lines are of Drayton, Staffordshire; and Great Weldon, Northamptonshire.

Children of Ralph Basset and Margaret:

i. Ralph Basset (121691314), born ~1250 in England.

ii. Maud Bassett, born ? in England.
Maud married John, Lord Grey de Wilton.

Child of Ralph de Cromwell and Mazera:

i. Joan Marmion (2498721), born 1268 in England.

Child of Ralph de Cromwell and Margaret:

i. Ralph de Crumbewell (23640104), born ~1270 in England.

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