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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Lord Robert de Neville & Dame Mary Fitz Ranulph

 121691296. Lord Robert de Neville & 121691297. Dame Mary Fitz Ranulph

By 1240, Robert born in England, heir & s/o 243382592. Robert de Neville.

~1245, Mary born in England, coheir & eldest d/o 243382594. Ralph Fitz Ranulph & 243382595. Anastasia de Percy.

3/31/1270, Mary’s father died leaving his 3 daughters as his heirs.

[––Robert & Mary––]

By 1261, Robert married Mary.

1270, Mary received Middleham manor of the honor of Richmond as her part of the partition of her father’s lands.

4/1270, Robert de Neville and Robert de Tattershall, husbands of daughters of Ralph fitz-Ranulph, did homage for their thirds of the daughters’ inheritance. (S) Judges of England, Foss, 1848, P331.

6/1270, Robert did homage for Mary’s third of her father’s inheritance.

1271, Anastasia, widow of Ralph fitz Ranulph, claimed agains the Abbat of S. Agatha’s one third of a house, … as her dower. The abbat vouches to warrnty Robert de Neville junior and Mary his wife, Robert de Tateshale and Joan his wife, and John Haunsard and Anastasia his wife. (S) Record Series – Yorkshire, V17, P46.

8/6/1271, Robert died before his father; buried at Coverham abbey. [Apparently after being mutilated by a female – ‘genitalia praecidi fecerunt’. (S) Old Yorkshire, Wheater, 1885, P245.]


Bef. 4/28/1272, Mary coheir to her younger sister, Anastasia Hansard; inheriting the manor of Snape, Yorkshire.

8/19/1274 at Westminster abbey, Edward I crowned king of England.

6/16/1276, Order to cause Robert de Tatershale and Joan his wife and Mary, late the wife of Robert de Nevill, daughters and heiresses of Ralph son of Ranulph to have seisin of a knight's fee in Est Raddon. (S) CCRs.

1277, Mary proferred military service.

1279, Sir Rob. de Tateshale and Mary de Nevile held Huningham Hall, and paid the same castle-ward to Richmond castle as Sir Ralph Fitz-Ralph did, who lately held it. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V2, 1805. Huningham.

1280, Mary of Milldeham, widow of Robert, in possession of the castle, called to show by what warrant she had free warren. (S) Old Yorkshire, Wheater, 1885, P245.

1282, Mary proferred military service.

1286, Grant by Mary de Nevile, to Geoffrey son of Geoffrey Pygot, for his life, of land in Melmorby by the mill of Grif, and in Langriding, also a certain wood called 'Milnebank'. (S) Ancient Deeds, York, V2, 1894, B.2516.

1286-87, Fagherwald assessed at 1 carucate held by Mary de Nevill direct of the earl. (S) Hist. of York North Riding, V1, 1914, Well. [Inherited from her sister Anastasia.]

1301, De Maria de Midelham, 20s 5d in Carleton. (S) York Lay Subsidy, Wapentake of Hang, 1897.

1302, Ralph de Nevyle, presented as rector on the resignation of Robert, by the Lady Mary de Nevyle, Lady of Midleham. (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V6, 1807, North-Pickenham.

1304, Hugh de Midleham, presented by the Lady Mary de Nevile. [This lady founded a chantry of 2 priests in this church of Houghton.] (S) Ess. Tow’s Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V6, 1807, Houghton.

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

1310, Mary proferred military service.

1312, Mary de Nevill, lady of Middleham, released to the lord of Coverham [her son] and his heirs all customs and services for all lands held by them in Coverham and Caldbergh (4½ carucates) and in Agglethorpe (2 carucates), except the payment of 1 barbed arrow every Christmas. (S) Hist. of York North Riding, V1, 1914, Coverham.

9/1313, Grant by Maria de Nevill, of Middelton, to John de Merk' of the mill of Aykescharth, with wood from the wood of Biscopdal. (S) Desc. Catalogue of Ancient Deeds, York, 1890, P242.

1316, Mary of Middleham founded a chantry at Thoraldby for heir own soul and those of the father and mother, and of Sir Robert de Neville formerly her husband. (S) History and Topography of the City of York, V2, Wheeland, 1859, P123.

1319, Mary de Nevile held the manor of Middleham. (S) Old Yorkshire, Wheater, 1885, P244.

4/1320, Mary, “Domina de Middleham” died; buried in the choir at Coverham beside Robert, her heir her son Ranulph. (S) CPRs.

4/11/1320, IPM of Mary de Nevill. Norfolk: Houton. The manor, with the advowson of the church of St. Mary … Suhtpykenham. The manor, with the advowson of the church of Norhtpikenham, and a moiety of the advowson of the church of Berford, … Ranulph de Nevile, aged 60, is her next heir. York: Bouthum in the suburb of York. A messuage … Ranulph de Nevill her son, … is her next her. … Midilham, Thoraldeby, Welle, Snape, Carleton, Fagherwald, Nosterfeld, Burton and Crakale. The manors, and a messuage and a carucate of land in Aykescard with the advowson of the church … after the death of the said Mary, the manor of Snape should revert to Master Robert de Nevill and his heirs, which manor Ralph de Nevill his brother now holds … Richemond: Richemond. A messuage, 2a. meadow, and 2s. rent from 2 messuages, … (S) CIsPM.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P616.

Child of Robert and Mary: [5 sons, 4 daughters]

i. Ranulph de Neville (60845648), born 10/18/1262 in England.

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