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  • ID: I56540
  • Name: Ralph Pudsey
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 14 APR 1468 1
  • Burial: Bolton, Yorkshire 1
  • Residence: Bolton, Yorkshire
  • LVG: 1453 2
  • CHIL: 25 1
  • MEM: Bolton, Yorkshire: tomb with effigies of him and 3 wives and 25 children
  • CHIL: 25
  • Note: 1

    The village church of Bolton by Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire, has a tomb showing Sir Ralph Pudsey with his three wives and 25 children.
    1st ___ Tempest, and had one son John and one dau Joyce.
    2nd Margaret Tunstall and had 2 sons and 4 daus
    3rd Isabel ___ and had 7 sons and 10 daus.
    in 1464 Henry VI sought shelter with Ralph Pudsey at Bolton Hall after his defeat by the Yorkists at the battle of Hexham during the ?War of the Roses?. A somewhat strange haven, for Henry was a Lancastrian and in 1464 Bolton-by-Bowland was in the Craven District of Yorkshire!
    Legend has it that during the twelve months he spent at Bolton Hall, Henry is alleged to have found a natural spring by dowsing, and the well is still within the Bolton Estate.
  • _UID: D6899F831D2C4A83A605E1EA36C48C8E2174
  • Change Date: 7 MAR 2008

    Father: John Pudsey
    Mother: Margaret de Eure

    Marriage 1 Margaret Tunstall
    • Married: BEF 1428 1
    1. Has Children Isabel Pudsey

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Magna Carta Ancestry
      Author: Douglas Richardson
      Date: 2005
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Burkes Landed Gentry
      Date: 1847
      Page: Littledale of Bolton Hall
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