~1300, Ralph born in Leicestershire, England, s/o 30424768. Ralph Bellers & 30424769. Isolda de Sixtenby.
~1300, Agatha born in England.
[––Ralph & Agatha––]
~1322, Ralph married Agatha. [By 1328, Ralph’s father referred to as “the elder”.]
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England. [1/20/1327, Edward II abdicated.]
2/28/1328, Commission of oyer … on complaint … that Ralph Beler of Kettleby the elder … [assaulted Robert de Foville] (S) CPRs. [Robert de Foleville was complaining that he had been assaulted at Newbold-by-Ashby by Ralph Beler of Kettleby, who had carried away his goods. (S) Hist. of Rutland, V2, 1935, Teigh.]
1332, Giles son and heir of Henry de Erdyngton, knight to Ralph son of Ralph Beler, knight, and others: Lease, indented, of land at Sysonby (Sixtenby); (Leic.). (S) UKNA.
1338, Ralph’s father died.
4/1338, Fine … Between Ralph Beler and Agatha, his wife, plantiffs, and Roger, parson of the church of Wyfordby, defendant of the manor of Ketilby on Wreke [Leicestershire]. Roger granted the manor to Ralph and Agatha for the terms of their lives, the reversion to James Beler, son of Ralph and Agatha, and the male issue of James, in default to Ralph, the brother of James, and his male issue, and in default to the right heirs of Ralph Beler (15212384) for ever.
1340-1, Giles son and heir of Sir Henry de Erdington, knight, to Ralph, son of Sir Ralph Beler, knight, Agatha his wife and James their son, Synsonby, Leics. (S) UKNA.
Ralph and Agatha died holding lands in Sysonby and Eye Kettleby.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England.
(S) The Coroners of Leicestershire, Lloyd, Transactions LVI, 1980-81.
Children of Ralph and ?:
i. Ralph Beler (7606192), born ~1323 in Leicestershire, England.
1367, Ralph hanged for a felony, leaving his son James a messuage and 5 acres of land in Sixtenby, which were inherited from his mother. (S) CCRs. [His son James was given seisin of his lands.]
Son: James Bellers (3803096), born ~1345 in Leicestershire, England.
ii. James Bellers, born ~1330 in England.
[Many pedigrees give this James as the heir. This is improbable by the events of the timeline. James would be Sheriff of Rutland at 90 years old.]