de Somery, Ralph 1a 2a

Birth Name de Somery, Ralph
Gender male
Age at Death 59 years


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1151 Dudley, England   3
Death 1210     3
Event Note

D: 1210/1211

Age: 59y


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father de Somery, John11251195
Mother Paynel, Hawise11301197-04-24
         de Somery, Ralph 1151 1210


Family of de Somery, Ralph and FitzGilbert, Margaret

Married Wife FitzGilbert, Margaret ( * 1160 + 1242 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1181 Wiltshire, England   4
Name Birth Date Death Date
de Somery, Joan11911276-05-22
de Somery, Roger12081273-08-26

Source References

  1. Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr.: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition
      • Page: Page: 81-28, 26-28, 55-27a
      • Source text:

        Ralph de Somery, Baron Dudley, held Dudley and Dinas Powis, d. 1211; m. Margaret, sister of William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke & daughter of John Marshal by (2) wife Sibyl, daughter of Walter of Salisbury.

  2. G. E Cokayne: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom
      • Source text:

        RALPH DE SOMERY, son and heir. In 1194-9 5 he offered 300 marks to have seisin of the barony which was of his mother's brother, Gervase Paynel; and in the same year was returned as owing 50 l. scutage for the King's ransom. In November 1193 he had been at Speyer with the King. In 1199-1200 he was in the King's service overseas; in 1201-02 he paid a fine of 100 marks for 50 knights not to cross; in 1202/3 he was directed to take from the Jews of Domfront 50 l, to pay soldiers. By charter dated 23 August 1204 the King granted him the manor of Mere in exchange for the manor of Wolverhampton. In the same year he is recorded as having held ½ fee at Rouilli (in the Passeis). He married Margaret, sister of William (MARSHAL), EARL OF PEMBROKE, and daughter of John FITZGILBIERT the Marshal, by his 2nd wife Sibyl, sister of Patrick (DE SALISBURY), 1st EARL OF WILTSHIRE. He died Michaelmas 1210. His widow married, 2ndly, Maurice DE GANT, and was living in 1242-43.

        [Complete Peerage XII/1:110-11, XIV:586