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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sir Ralph de Vernon

23639706. Sir Ralph de Vernon

~1260, Ralph de Vernun born in Cheshire, England, s/o 47279412. Ralph de Vernon.

1293-94, Ralph’s father died.

1294, IPM of Simon le Conestable. Chester: … Wolstaunswode. A fourth part of the wood and of a mill there held of Urian de Sancto Petro, John de Wetenale, Robert de Wyninton, and Ralph son of Ralph de Vernoun for 3 pepper-corns yearly rent. (S) CIsPM.

2/3/1297, Enrolment of agreement made between Hugh le Despenser and Sir Walter de Langeton, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield … Witnesses: Sir Reginald de Grey, Sir Hamo de Macy, Sir Richard de Macy, Sir Ralph de Vernun, knights, … (S) CCRs.

5/1297, Battle of Lanark, Scotland. William Wallace led an uprising against the English and killed the Sheriff of Lanark.

12/7/1297, Grant with regard to the 4,000 foot from the county of Chester, arrayed under the conduct of Hamo de Mascy and Ralph de Vernun to march against the Scots, that the present journey shall not be to the prejudice of the county. (S) CPRs.

1301, Cheshire knights – Hugh Massey, Ralph Vernon, and Hugh de Veneables witnessed the marriage contract of Sir John Davenport [then a minor] and Margery Brereton. (S) County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire, Croston, 1887, P417.

1301-05, Thomas son of Thomas de Lostok, … Witnesses : Sir William Trussel, justice of Chester, Sir Ralph de Vernon, Sir Hugh Veneables, knights, … (S) The Ancestor, 1902, P133.

12/1306, Ralph son of Ralph de Vernon involved with a fine associated with Lostock Gralam manor. (S) The Ancestor, 1902, P150.

2/25/1308, Edward II crowned king of England.

1309, Robert de Holand, Justice of Chester, … Hugh de Veneables, witnesses … from Sir Ralph de Vernon to … (S) Barthomley in Letters from a Former Rector to His Eldest Son, Hinchliffe, 1856, P363.

1311, Rolls of Chester: Ralph de Vernoun junior, Ralph de Vernoun senior, and William de Breton, Kts. … recognizance for £160. (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V36, 1875, P495.

4/24/1312, Order to Robert de Holland, justice of Chester, to deliver to Ralph de Vernoun and Ralph his son and Robert le Grosvenour the lands approved by them in the waste of Ruddeheth, to hold until the next Parliament. (S) CFRs.

1314-15, Rolls of Chester: Ralph de Vernoun senior, … John abbot of Vale-Royal. (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V36, 1875, P495.

11/22/1315, Grant in frank almoign by Gilbert Dodefyn … in Little Stanthorne, Cheshire. Witnesses: Sir Ralph de Vernon, … (S) UKNA.

1317, Grant by Ralph Dandy, chaplain, to Robert son of William de Bulkelegh and Felicia his wife ….Witnesses:—Sir Hugh de Awdelegh, justice of Chester, and Sir Ralphle Vernon, knights, and others … (S) Ancient Deeds, V6, 1915.

7/25/1318, Grant by Richard de Morton … Witnesses: Sir William de Brerton, Ralph de Vernon, knights, … (S) UKNA.

11/28/1319, Indented grant … of the new mill on the River Dane (Davene), with all appurtenances and building rights on his land in Little Stanthorne, [Cheshire]. Witnesses: Robert de Holand, justice of Chester, William de Modburl, then sheriff of Cheshire, Ralph de Vernon, William de Brereton, knights. (S) UKNA.

~1320, Ralph, Baron of Shipbrook, died. [Next record is in 1325 without senior/junior.]

Family notes:

·         This Ralph is not the contemporary Ralph de Vernon of Oxford, nor the Ralph de Vernon of Stafford. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V9, 1969, Hanwell. (S) Hist. of Stafford, V7, 1996, Alstonefield.

i. Ralph de Vernon, born ~1283 in Cheshire, England.

1309, Rolls of Chester: Ralph de Vernoun junior to Stephen le Blount, clerk, recognizance for £15. (S) Ann. Rpt. Dep. Keeper, V36, 1875, P495.

7/1/1310 at Chester, Warranty by William s. of Richard de Swetenham junior to Thomas de Rode of a moiety of the manor of Rode. Witnesses: Sir Pagan Tibotot Justiciar of Chester, …, Ralph de Vernon junior … (S) UKNA.

[Descendents of Ralph]: 7/8/1392, Record and process of a plea plea between Ralph de Vernoun (b.~1360, ggson) knight, son and heir of Richard (b~1335, gson) son of Ralph de Vernoun (b.~1310, son) of Shibbroke the younger … (S) CCRs.

ii. Agatha de Vernon (11819853), born ~1285 in Cheshire, England.