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G29: 486765188 FitzRobert-Bigod
486765188. Ranulph Fitz Robert &
486765189. Mary le Bigod
1185, Ranulph born in England, 3rd s/o 973530376. Robert Fitz Ralph & 973530377. Helewise de Glanville.
By 1190, Ranulph’s father died.
By 1193, Mary born in England, d/o 39819292. Roger Bigod & 39819293. Ida de Tony. [Ida deceased by this
3/11/1195, Ranulph’s mother died.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded
King Henry II of England.
1198, Ranulph, a minor in
the custody of a Archbishop, heir to his brother Ralph Fitz Robert.
5/27/1199, John succeeded
King Richard I of England.
1202, Ralph son of Robert held ½ fee of the honor of Peverel.
(S) Honors and Knights’ Fees, Farrer, V2, 1925, P174.
1206, Ranulph of age.
1206, Ranulf son of Robert gave 200 marks for having
a third of the land of William de Stuteville [who had married Berta, niece of
Ranulf de Glanville] in Bramham and Leyburn. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V9, Farrer,
1210, Ranulph fitz-Robert accompanied King John to Ireland. King
John launched 700 ships in the attack. (S) Biographia Juridica, Foss, 1870, P268.
1213-14, Ranulph founded Coverham Abbey near his manor house in
Middleham. [Ranulph had the bones of his mother Helewise brought from Swainby,
15 miles away, to Coverham.]
Ralph moved the monks of Swainby to Coverham. (S) Notes & Queries, White, 7/1871,
1214-15, Ranulf joined with the Glanville’s against King John,
and was deprived of the manor of Saxtorp, Norfolk. [But returned allegiance
before the end of King John’s reign.]
10/28/1216, Henry III,
age 9, crowned king of England.
1217, Ranulf fitz Robert gave daughters to King Henry II as
hostages. (S) Hostages in the Middle Ages, Kosto, 2012, P89.
Bef. 8/2/1221, Mary’s father died.
1225, Eustace de Moreton impleaded by William de Cantelupe, the
elder, that he should acquit the said William of the service exacted from him
by Ralph son of Robert in respect of land in Shoteswell, Warswickshire. (S)
Honors and Knight’s Fees, Farrer, V2, 1925, P159.
1225-6, Randolph fitz-Robert, Alexander de Holderness, Abbot of
Peterborough … Justices Itinerant. (S) Judges of England, V2, Foss, 1848, P194.
1/1226-7, Eyre of Martin de Pateshull, Ranulph Fitz Robert,
Brian Fitz Alan, William de L’Isle, … John de Lacy. (S) Cal. of Lancashire
Assize Rolls, V1, 1904, P13.
1227, Ranulph, son of Robert, claimed that his ancestors
had established Bainbridge to house 12 foresters, each with a house and 9 acres
of land. (S) Villages of Britain, Aslet, 2010, P409.
1230, Ranulph Fitz-Robert a justice itinerant in Yorkshire. (S)
History of the High Court of Chancery, Robinson, 1882, P303.
11/1233, Ralph son of Robert, who holds half a knight’s fee of
the king in chief, 25 m. for fines for the army, Norfolk. (S) FRsHIII.
6/22/1234, Grant from Hugh de Bromdene to Alan son of Warin …
quit-rent … Ralph son of Robert 3s. (S) Cal. of Charters and Doc.’s Relating to
Selborne, V4, P2, 1894, P46.
8/10/1239, Henry del Fen, Sabina, his wife, John son of Agnes,
David, his brother, Emma of Fishley and Nicholas, her son, Phillip Ketil, Henry
Adde, Ralph son of Robert, Humphrey Cnith’, John son of Edwin, Geoffrey son of
William, Roger son of Roger, Roger Carpenter, and Nicholas Wade give one mark
for having a writ before the justices of the Bench for summoning Thomas de
Burgh . Order to the sheriff of Norfolk to take security. (S) FRsHIII.
10/12/1242, Because Ranulf son of Robert has rendered to the
king at the Exchequer those 50 m. by which he made fine with him for his
passage, order to the sheriff of Yorkshire to permit him to have peace
therefrom. (S) FRsHIII.
1246, The forest of Wensledale, lately belonging to Ranulf, son
of Robert, given to Peter of Savoy of his honour of Richmond. (S) Old Yorkshire,
Wheater, 1885, P243.
2/22/1247, Whereas the king … has also confirmed the fine and
concord of the plea which was before the king between the king and Randolf son
of Robert of the forest of Wendesleydale … (S) CPRs.
Bef. 12/7/1252, Ranulph of Middleham and Spennithorne,
Yorkshire and Houghton on the Hill, Norfolk died; buried at Coverham Abbey,
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, Richardson, P342.
·Ranulph held 6 knight’s fees in honor of
Richmondshire, and 6 in Norfolk. (S) Early Yorkshire Charters, V5, Farrer,
Child of Ranulph and Mary: i. Ralph de Neville (243382594), born 1218 in England.