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Friday, July 15, 2011

Sir Ranulph de Dacre & Geva ?

11817152. Sir Ranulph de Dacre & 11817153. Geva ?

~1240, Ranulph de Daker born in Cumberland, England, s/o 23634304. William de Dacre.

Richard 1st married Geva.

Ranulph, “a staunch supporter of Henry III.”

1268, Ranulph succeeded his father.

1268–70, Ranulph, Sheriff of Yorkshire.

1272–74, Ranulph High Sheriff of Lancashire.

1272, Adjudication, by Ranulf de Dacre, sheriff of Lancaster, Richard le Butler, Adam of Houghton, Benedict Gerneth, …, knights, …, appointed by Stephen, Prior, and the monks of Lytham and dom William son of Aimery le Butler, to clarify the ancient bounds between the several and demesne lands and pastures.

11/16/1272, Edward I succeeded Henry III as King of England. [While on crusade.]


By 1273, Ranulph married 2nd Joan de Lucy, d/o Alan de Multon. [1st year of King Edward I, Ranulph gave Joan 30a. land in Dovaneby. (S) IPM of Ranulph.]

5/26/1275, Commission of oyer and terminer … to Robert de Nevill, Alexander de Kirketon, Ranulph de Dacre, … (S) CPRs.

8/10/1276, Ranulph enfeoffed Joan with the manors of Kellet and Hesam, and certain lands &c. in Broghton and Dovanby, Westmoreland. (S) IPM of Ranulph.

11/25/1276, Robert de Nevill, … Ranulph de Dacre, and … appointment of, to inquire into, … entering by night the house of Master Peter de Clif in York, … (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V45, P257.

1/14/1278, Ranulph and Thomas de Musegrave granted a market and fair at Orton, Westmorland. (S) Gaz. of Markets and Fairs.

1278, Assise of novel disseissin arraigned by Horm de Kellet against Ranulph de Daker and others, … (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, Vs46-47.

11/5/1278, Order to all persons to be intendant to Ranulf de Dacre as sheriff of the county ot York and constable of York castle. (S) CFRs. [Held until 5/29/1280.]

11/26/1279, Commission to Alexander de Kirketon and Ranulph de Dacre to take out the Christian and Jew instruments from the chest of Northampton and to deliver them under their seals and the seals of the chirographers to the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. (S) CPRs

6/10/1280, Commission of oyer and terminer to Alexander de Kirketon and Ranulph de Dacre touching all trespasses against Edmund, the king’s brother, in his forest in the county of York. (S) CPRs

2/10/1282, Ranulph de Dacre, going beyond seas on the king’s affairs, nominating … (S) CPRs.

1284, John son of Simon de Caton v. John de Caton, Ranulph de Dacre and Jennet his wife re common of pasture in 30 acres of moor and 4 acres of wood in Caton.

1284, Ranulph de Dacre of Northumberland and Reginald de Bello Campo of Buckinghamshire mainperned to produce Edmund de Eyncurt. (S) Medieval English Jews and Royal Offices, Rokeah, 2000.

12/27/1284, Mandate to Ranulph de Dacre, constable of the Tower of London, to restore to the places whence it came the whole of the old money of the 10th which is in his custody. (S) CPRs.

3/11/1286, Protection, with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Ranulph de Dacre, going beyond seas. (S) CPRs.

5/1286, Ranulph died.

6/18/1286, Writ for IPM of Ranulph de Dacre alias de Dakere, de Daker. Cumberland: … Dacre. The manor with the advowson of the church … [many small properties] Dolfanbi. The hamlet, … [William] his son, aged 20 at the feast of St. Gregory the Pope last, is his next heir. Westmoreland: Overton. A moiety of the town … Wateby. A certain manor … (S) CIsPM.


1297, Joan, widow of Randle de Dacre, held Over Kellet, Bare, and Heysham in dower.

(S) A General and Heral. Dic. of the Peerages of England, Burke, 1831, P153.

Family notes:

·         Heysham held successively by: ~1200, Adam Gernet held Heysham. 1212, Thomas Gernet. 1246, Vivian Gernet. Aft. 1271, Roger Gernet, who sold the manor to Randle de Dacre and Joan his wife. (S) Hist of the Co. of Lancaster, V8, 1914, Parish of Heysham.

Child of Ranulph and Joan:

i. William de Dacre (5908576), born 3/12/1265 in England.