Sir Ralph de Mortimer, Knight

Male Bef 1198 - Bef 1246  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Ralph de Mortimer 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Knight 
    Born Bef 1198  Wigmore Castle, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Ranulph  [2
    Died Bef 6 Aug 1246  [2
    Person ID I46814  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2016 

    Father Roger de Mortimer,   b. Bef 1153,   d. Bef 1215  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Isabel de Ferrers,   b. Oakham Castle, Rutland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [2, 3
    Residence (Family) Wigmore Castle, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F17165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gwladus Ddu,   b. 0___ 1206, (Kingdom of Gwynedd, Wales) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1251, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Roger Mortimer, Knight, 1st Baron Mortimer,   b. 0___ 1231, (Wigmore Castle, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1292  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F17164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Ranulph or Ralph de Mortimer (before 1198 to before 6 August 1246) was the second son of Roger de Mortimer and Isabel de Ferrers of Wigmore Castle in Herefordshire. He succeeded his elder brother before 23 November 1227 and built Cefnllys and Knucklas castles in 1240.

      Marriage and issue

      In 1230, Ralph married Princess Gwladus, daughter of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth. They had the following children:

      Roger Mortimer, 1st Baron Mortimer, married Maud de Braose and succeeded his father.
      Hugh de Mortimer
      John de Mortimer
      Peter de Mortimer

      References

      Remfry, P.M., Wigmore Castle Tourist Guide and the Family of Mortimer (ISBN 1-899376-76-3)
      Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis; Lines 132C-29, 176B-28, 28-29, 67-29, 77-29, 176B-29
      A history of Wales from the earliest times to the Edwardian conquest (Longmans, Green & Co.) John Edward Lloyd (1911) [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S10037] "Joan, Lady of Wales" biography, accessed & downloaded Monday, November 25th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.wik.

    2. [S10038] "Ralph de Mortimer" biography, accessed & downloaded Monday, November 25th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.wikip.

    3. [S10453] "Roger Mortimer of Wigmore" biography, abstracted, downloaded and published Sunday, February 19th, 2017 by David A. Henn.