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  • ID: I24180
  • Name: Ralph FitzHubert 1
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Crich, Derbyshire
  • LVG: 1086
  • Cause: Hanged
  • Note: 1 2

    Before the Norman Conquest, Crich was one of the Manors held by the family of Godwin the Saxon Earl of Wessex and at the time of Domesday it had passed to Ralph FitzHubert. The first Baron of Crich was Ralph's son, Ralph FitzRalph who was succeeded by his nephew, Hubert FitzRalph. Hubert's daughter, who inherited Crich, married a Frecheville and it stayed with the Frechevilles until Ralph (Hubert's great-grandson) sold out to Sir Roger Beler.
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    In 1086 the manor of Crich was owned by Ralph Fitzhubert, with land worked by 4 ploughs, and a lead mine (valued then at 30 shillings). He became involved in a civil war and was hanged for his troubles, but the family continued to run the manor.
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    Ralph fitzHubert was the eldest son of Hubert, lord of Ryes, near Bayeux in Normandy, and after the Conquest he was given extensive estates in the east midlands, the seat of his barony being at Crich. Ralph's barony, for which he owed ...
    (A history of Ogston. Gladwyn Turbutt - 1975.)
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    Possibly son of Hubert de CORCUN.
  • _UID: 49A5B225069C4CCF90E1D9A92AC9FA147628
  • Change Date: 8 JUL 2011



    Father: Hubert de Rie
    Mother: Agnes de Toeni

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Ralph FitzRalph
      2. Has Children Matilda FitzHubert

      Sources:
      1. Text: Tale of Crich
        A History of Our Parish
        by Geoffrey Dawes
        http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dlhdby/crich2.htm
      2. Text: Jamie Dow Allen
        http://www.fabpedigree.com
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