Ranulph de Mesnilwarin
- Born: Bef 1060
- Marriage: Unknown
- Died: After 1086
Another name for Ranulph was Ranulphus de Mesnilwarin.
~County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire, p. 362, says that this Ranulphus, "who is allowed by common consent to be the direct ancestor of Mainwarings." The only connection to the Mainwaring family is that Ranulphus held, at the time of the Domesday Survey, the township of Over Peover, the parish of Warmincham, and various lands which the Mainwarings later held. 720
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 713
Rannulfus, lord of verious towns in cheshire and Norfolk, at the time of the Domesday survey. He had the vills or parts of the vills of Blacon, Winnington, Tatton, Nether Peover, Warford, Over Peover, Cepmondwich, Owlarton, Snelson, Cogshull, Wheelock, Tetton, Northenden, Sunderland and Baggiley in Cheshire, and the lordship of Waburne in Norfolk, all of which passed from him to future Mainwarings. His sons were very possibly Richard de Mesnilwaren and Roger de Mesnigarin.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, p. 226 & 229