Ralph de Betham
(-Abt 1208)


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Ralph de Betham

  • Marriage: Ingaretha 888,995
  • Died: Abt 1208, Betham, Westmorland, England

bullet  General Notes:

According to Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of Colonial Gentry, 1891 Edition, p. 97, Ralph de Betham was the grandson of Auderbert de Montgomery, Earl of March. 786

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 888
Ralph de Betham is the first person of this family whose name appears in records. He was the witness to the foundation charter of the Cockersand Abbey. He gave a salt work in Betham to the abbey of Furness during the reign of King Henry II for the health of his soul and for the soul of his wife Ingaretha.

~ The History and Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, Vol. I, p. 626

• Background Information. 995
Ralph de Beetham, lord of Beetham, died circa 1208. By Ingrith, his wife, he had issue, Thomas, his son and heir, and proably Roger and Robert, named in a deed, as well as a daughter married to Orm de Kellet. His son Thomas married Amuria, one of the daughters and coheirs of Richard, son of Roger, thane of Woodplumpton and founder of Lytham Priory. Thomas had, in the right of his wife, a large estate in Lancaster.

~ The Chartulary of Cockersand Abbey, Volume. III Part I, p. 1012

Ralph married Ingaretha 888.,995

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