~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.