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Monday, July 1, 2013

G30: 973530376 FitzRalph-Glanville

973530376. Robert Fitz Ralph & 973530377. Helewise de Glanville

By 1136, Robert born in England, s/o §Ralph fitz Ribald & Agatha de Brus.
Bef. 1136, Robert’s father became a monk. Stephen, count of Treguier [died 1136], confirmed Ribald’s possessions by charter, and deliver of a Danish axe; for the succession to his son.
~1160, Helewise de Glanville born in England, d/o 1947060754. Ranulph de Glanville & 1947060755. Bertha de Valoines.
By 1171, Earl Conan le Petit bestowed all of Wensleydale on his cousin Robert fitz Ralph, lord of Middleham. (S) Surname Yarker, Yarker, 1882, P5.
1170s, Robert Fitz Ralph, 3rd lord of Middleham, the builder of the keep of the castle at Middleham, North Riding, Yorkshire. (S) History – City of York, V2, Whellan, 1859, P127.
9/3/1189, Richard I succeeded King Henry II of England.
Bef. 1190, Robert died.
1190, Helewise founded the Priory of Swainby, Pickhill.
3/11/1195, Helewise died; buried at Swainby.
(S) The Judges of England, Foss, P383. (S) The Historic Lands of England, Burke, P154. (S) Castles and Abbeys of Yorkshire, Grainge, 1855, P332.
Family notes:
·         Ralph fitz Ribald; s/o Ribald &  Beatrix; Ribald – b/o Alan Rufus [died 1093, from whom Ribald acquired Middleham].
·         Agatha de Brus; d/o §Robert de Brus of Skelton; and sister of Adam de Brus (94564056) [died 1167]. [8/22/1138, Adam de Brus and his father Robert de Brus fought at the Battle of the Standard at Cowton moor near Northallerton, distinguishing themselves in the battle. (S) Stockton, Richmond, 1868, P6.]
·         1141-2, Robert de Brus of Skelton died.

Child of Robert and Helewise:
i. Ranulph Fitz Robert (486765188), born 1185 in England.