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  • ID: I17827
  • Name: Ralph FitzWilliam
  • Suffix: de Greystoke
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 11 FEB 1317
  • Burial: Neasham Priory, co Durham
  • Note:

    John de Greystock, 1st Baron Greystock, d. without issue in 1305, when he settled his manor and barony of Greystock upon his cousin, Ralph, son of William Fitz-Ralph, Lord of Grimthorpe, in Yorkshire, husband of the baron's aunt, Joane; his brothers and uncles being then all death, without issue male.
    Ralph FitzWilliam, in the 10th Edward I [1282], paid a fine to the king of 100 marks for license to marry Margery, widow of Nicholas Corbet, and dau. and heir of Hugh de Bolebec; and in the 24th of the same reign [1296], as brother and heir of Geffrey Fitz-William, of Yorkshire, had livery of the said Geffrey's lands upon doing his homage. This nobleman was much engaged in the wars of Scotland, and in the 7th Edward II [1384], we find him governor of Berwick, and joined in commission with John, Lord Mowbray, and others, in the wardenship of the marches. He was the next year governor of Carlisle, and founded a chantry at Tinemouth for the soul of John, Lord Greystock, his kinsman,m and all his ancestors. His lordship d. in 1316, having had summons to parliament as a baron, under the designation of "Ralp Fitz-William," from 23 June, 1295, to 6 October, 1315.
    He was s. by his 2nd but eldest surviving son, Robert Fitz-Ralph.
    [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 254, Greystock, Barons Greystock]
  • _UID: 89DE7B97D2D348D19450CC9A2AA358F49AD8
  • Change Date: 8 MAR 2013

    Father: William FitzRalph b: in Grimthorpe, Yorkshire
    Mother: Joan FitzWilliam b: in Greystoke, Cumberland

    Marriage 1 Margery de Bolbec
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Robert FitzRalph

    Marriage 2 Wife of Ralph Greystoke
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Margaret de Greystoke
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