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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sir Ralph de Bray

 10000418. Sir Ralph de Bray

~1195, Ralf de Bray born in England.

1208, A case concerning Tiddington begun in the king's court between Ralph de Bray and William Fitzellis. (S) Hist. of Oxford, V5, 1957, Albury. [William Fitzellis (d.1227) married Emma, d/o Fulk de Bray.]

1209, Robert de Berkele and Ralph de Bray. Robert has granted to Ralph all his land of Bray for a term of 15 years beginning at Michaelmas, 11 John; rent 100s. a year. (S) UKNA.

1209-28, Ranulf earl of Chester and Lincoln and Stephen de Segrave. … Witnesses: Philip de Orreby, justice of Chester, Baldwin de Ver, Ralph de Bray, … (S) UKNA.

1213, Ralph de Normanville served with Ralph de Bray as Marshal of the king's army in England. (S) Hist. of Rutland, 2, 1935, Empingham.

10/19/1216, Henry III succeeded John as King of England. Louis of France also claimed the throne.

1218, William le Daneys made a grant to Ralph de Bray for his homage and service … of all the land belonging to Ralf de Worcester in Offord. William Dacus granted to Ralph de Bray the homage of Geoffrey le Breton in Buckden.

1219-35, Margaret [de Quincy] countess of Winchester and Stephen de Segrave. … Witnesses: Sir Ralph de Bray, John de Ripariis, … (S) UKNA.

1226, Ralph de Bray passed by fine to Nicholas de Holedis the advowson of the church at Billockly. (S) Hist. of Norfolk, V11, 1810, Billockly.

~1230, Henry Pipard and Stephen de Segrave … Witnesses: Ralph de Bray, … [Leicester] (S) UKNA.

4/27/1233, Appointment during pleasure of Ralph de Bray, to the custody of the counties of Warwick and Leicester [Sheriff]. (S) CPRs.

10/15/1233, … county of Wilts … the king has appointed Ralph de Bray and Ralph de Norwico as his justices … (S) CPRs.

1236, Ralf de Bray claimed against Ralf de Worcester 2 carucates of land less 20 acres and ½ virgate in Offord.

By 1237, Sir Ralph died.

(S) Hist. of Huntingdon, V2, 1932, Offord Darcy.

Child of Ralf and ?:

i. Matilda de Bray (5000209), born ~1220 in England.

1236-37, Maud de Bray brought suit against John, son of William le Daneys, charged with destroying her property at Offord, inherited from her father, at the value of 100 marks.

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