Ralph de Limesi
Ralph de Limesi
(Abt 1044-)


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Ralph de Limesi

  • Born: Abt 1044, Limesy, Seine-Inferieure, Nomandy, France
  • Marriage: Hadwisa 1201

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1201
"The greatest part of this town (Eperston) was the fee of Raph de Limosin, who was founder of the priory of Hertford, or else a very near successour of his of that name, who gave the tythes of Hugh Sampson (who held of him here) in Apurston, and Thorp in Newark Wapentac, of the said Raphs fee also, to that manastery, as in Woodborough is already noted. This Raph had to wife Hadwisa, by whom he had Alan de Limesi, the father of Gerard, who by Amicia his wife, had John de Limesi, who married Alice, the daughter of Robert de Harecurt, and begat on her Hugh de Limesi; but he dying without issue, as his uncles Gerard and Alan did, this barony was divided between Hugh de Odingselles, a Fleming, who married Basilia, one of the daughters of the said Gerard de Limesi, grandfather of the last Hugh de Limesi, and David de Lindesei, a Scot, who married Alianora, another of the daughters of the said .

~Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Volume III, pp. 36-40

Ralph married Hadwisa.1201

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