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Monday, August 24, 2020

Lord Ralph de Berners & Maud de Barrow

 243383552. Lord Ralph de Berners & 243383553. Maud de Barrow

~1195, Ralph born in England, s/o §§Sir William de Berners & Beatrice of Cokefield.

~1200, Maud born in England, d/o §§Walter Fitz Walter of Barrow.

1212, The sheriff of Essex directed to give Ralph de Berners the younger seisin of 2 fees in Streethall. (S) Honors and Knights’ fees, Farrer, 1925, P214.

10/28/1216, Henry III, age 9, crowned king of England.

~1218, Ralph married Maud.

Bef. 1220, Ralph’s father died.

1220, Beatrice [Ralph’s mother] widow of William de Berners was granted dower by Ralph de Berners in A third part of the manors of Roinger, Berneston, and Berewic, dower of the said Beatrice, in Ysendon and Ykelingeham. (Remainders).—Herts, Essex, Middlesex, and Suffolk.—Anno 4. (S) Cal. of Feet of Fines of London, V1, 1892.

9/1220, William de Berniers, pi. Ralph de Berniers, impedient. Manor of Iseldon with appurts. Plea of warranty of charter. (S) Feet of Fines, Essex, 1899.

1223, Ralph de Berniers the impedient vs. William de Berniers, plaintiff. (S) Starrs and Jewish Charters, V2, Lincoln, 1930, P236.

5/4/1224, Pledges for John of Bassingbourn: … Lambert of Moulton for 5 m. Robert Marmion junior for 10 m. Robert de Crèvecoeur for 5 m. … Robert Arsic for 10 m. Phillip d’Aubigny for 10 m. William Luvel senior for 5 m. … Hugh de Vivonne for 10 m.William de Cantilupe for 10 m. … Ralph de Berners for 5 m. … Ralph son of Bernard for 10 m. Phillip of Kyme for 10 m. … (S) FRsHIII.

9/25/1225, Essex. John de Berners gives the king half a mark for having a precipe against Ralph de Berners that he will acquit him of the service that G. bishop of Ely exacts from him. (S) FRsHIII.

4/14/1227, Ralph de Berners gives one mark for having a pone before the justices at Westminster , concerning a knight’s fee with appurtenances in Wixoe. (S) FRsHIII.

8/26/1234, Ralph de Berners gives the king 40s. for having his letters of conduct lasting for 2 years from Michaelmas in the 18th year, so that his ship, which Sewal of Maldon captains, may come safely and securely into the king’s power with all his property and merchandise aboard. (S) FRsHIII.

1/1235, Grant by Robert de Hastinges, to the nuns of Wikes of 5s. of the rent that his uncle Ralph de Berners owes him, in frank almoin … The prioress claims 40s. … out of the tenement which Ralph de Berners holds of him there. (S) Ancient Deeds, Essex, V2, 1894, A.3316.

1235, Ralph died.

(S) Yseldon: a Perambulation of Islington, Tomlins, 1858, P98. (S) Hist. of Essex, V4, 1956, Abess Roding.

Family notes:

1166, Ralph de Berners (b.~1130) held half a fee of Henry fitz Gerold, the chamberlain; and held 4 knights' fees of the Earl of Essex.

Bef. 1176, §§Ralph de Berners (b.~1130, d.bef.1190) made grants in Islington, Middlesex. (S) Hist. of Middlesex, V8, 1985, Islington.

1190, Ralph de Berners (b.~1151, d.aft.1203) held of Roebert de Helion’s fee.

1203, Fulk de Lisours, brother of Hugh, was his attorney in a plea against Ralph de Berners, who claimed his wife’s dower in a certain mill. (S) Pubs. Northamptonshire, V2, 1927, P75.

§§Sir William de Berners (b.~1173, d.bef.1220), of Berners Rothing, co. Essex; s/o §§Ralph de Berners [(b.~1151),  heir to his uncle Payne Burnel] & Isolda de Say; s/o Ralph de Berners (b.~1130) & Nesta Burnel; s/o Hugh de Berners (b.~1110).

Child of Ralph and Maud:

i. Ralph de Berners (121691776), born ~1220 in England.

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