Ralph de Cromwell
Ralph Cromwell
Ralph de Cromwell


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1. Mazera Marmion

2. Margaret de Somery

Ralph de Cromwell

  • Born: Lambeley, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Mazera Marmion 141,1242
  • Marriage (2): Margaret de Somery 141
  • Died: Shortly Before 15 Sep 1289, England 141

bullet   Another name for Ralph was Ralph de Croumbewell.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 1242
Philip Marmion
left four co-heiresses, his daughters, Joan widow of William de Morteyn, Maud wife of Ralph le Botiler, and Joan Marmion, and his granddaughter Joan wife of Alexander de Freville and daughter of Mazera Marmion and Ralph de Croumbewell. [Ibid. iii, 29; Cal. Fine R. i, 302; Dugd. 1051; Middleton MSS. (Hist. MSS.Com.), 79-81]

~A History of the County of Warwick, Vol. IV, pp. 156-160

• Background Information. 141
Ralph de Cromwell, son and heir of Ralph de Cromwell, of Cromwell, Notts, West Hallam, co. Derby, &C. He was with the King, in the Army of Wales, 10 Edw. I, and was summoned for Military Service from 12 December 1276 to 14 March 1282/,3, and to attend the King at Shrewsbury,28 June 1283, by writs directed Radulfo de Crumwell, Crumbwell, or Crumbewell.

Ralph de Cromwell married, 1stly, Mazere or Macerie, 2nd daughter and in her issue coheir of Philip Marmion, of Scrivelsby, co. Lincoln, Tamworth, co. Warwick, &c., by his 1st wife, Joan, 2nd daughter and coheir of Hugh de Kilpek, of Kilpeck, co. Hereford. Their only child was Joan, who married Alexander de Freville. They were the ancestors of the Frevilles of Tamworth.

Ralph de Cromwell married, 2ndly, before 26 January 1270/1, Margaret, widow of Ralph Basset, of Drayton, co. Stafford (slain at Evesham, 4 August 1265), 1st daughter of Roger de Somery, of Dudley, co. Worcester, by his 1st wife (to whom she was coheir), Nicole, 3rd daughter and eventually coheir of William (d'Aubigny), Earl of Arundel, He died shortly before 15 September 1289 . His widow took the veil between 5 March and 18 June 1293.

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 551

Ralph married Mazera Marmion, daughter of Philip Marmion and Joan de Kilpeck 141.,1242 (Mazera Marmion died before 1270 in England.)

Ralph next married Margaret de Somery, daughter of Roger de Somery of Dudley and Nichole d’Aubigné.141 (Margaret de Somery was born about 1229 in Dudley, Worcestershire, England and died after 18 Jun 1293 in England 141,1242.)

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