Cromwell, Ralph VI 1st Baron de 1a 2a 3a 4a 5a

Birth Name Cromwell, Ralph VI 1st Baron de
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 7 months, 26 days


Ralph VI de Cromwell, 1st Lord (Baron) Cromwell, so created by writ of summons to Parliament 28 Dec 1375. [Burke's Peerage]



RALPH DE CROMWELL, being son and heir. of Ralph de Cromwell, of Cromwell and West Hallam (died before 28 October 1364), by Anice, daughter and coheir of Roger DE BELLERS, which last named Ralph was son and heir of Ralph de Cromwell (aged 7 in 1298/9), by Joan de la Mare, his wife, which Ralph was son and heir of another Ralph de Cromwell (died shortly before 2 March 1298/9), who was son and heir of the Ralph de Cromwell (died 1289). He acquired with his wife the estate of Tattershall, co. Lincoln, livery being granted to them 18 March 1366/7, it having been in the King's hands owing to the death of Sir John de Kirketon. He was summoned to Parliament from 28 December 1375 to 6 November 1397 by writs directed Radulfo de Crombwell' or Cromwell', whereby he is held to have become LORD CROMWELL. In 1386-87) he was a Banneret, and retained to serve the King in the event of invasion.

He married, before 20 June 1366, Maud, sister and heir of William, who died 18 December 1360, and daughter of John BERNAKE (c), of Tattershall, by Joan, daughter and eventual coheir of John MARMION [LORD MARMION]. He died 27 August 1398. His widow died 10 April 1419. [Complete Peerage III:551-2 , XIV:224, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

(c) He was son and heir of Sir William Bernake, by Alice, daughter and heir of Robert Driby and Joan, sister of Robert de Tateshale of Tattershall, and coheir to that family.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1327 West Hallam, Shardlow, Derbyshire, England    
Death 1398-08-27 Tattershall, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England   3b

Age: 71y


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Cromwell, Ralph V de13121364-10-28
Mother Bellers, Anice de1312
         Cromwell, Ralph VI 1st Baron de 1327 1398-08-27


Family of Cromwell, Ralph VI 1st Baron de and Bernacke, Maud

Married Wife Bernacke, Maud ( * 1327 + 1419-04-10 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1366-06-20   Religious Marriage 3c
Name Birth Date Death Date
Cromwell, Elizabeth de1355about 1393/4-01-00 (Julian)
Cromwell, Maud debetween 1366 and 13801411
Cromwell, Amice (Anice) de13701421-07-01

Source References

  1. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      • Page: 218-32
  2. Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      • Page: 727
  3. Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      • Page: III:354, V:519 Note
      • Page: III:551-2
      • Page: III:551-2
  4. Magna Carta Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson, 2005, Genealogical Publishing Co.
      • Page: 349
  5. Jim Weber: The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest
      • Source text:

        # ID: I36481
        # Name: Ralph de BELLERS , of Kirby Bellars 1
        # Sex: M
        # ALIA: Ralph de /Belers/
        # Birth: ABT 1195 in Kirby Bellars, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England



        Father: Rafe BELLERS , of Kirby Bellars b: ABT 1167 in Ab Kettleby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England
        Mother: Emma FOLVILLE b: ABT 1177 in Ashby Folville, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England

        Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown


        1. Has Children Roger de BELLERS , Sheriff of Lincolnshire b: ABT 1225 in Kirby Bellars, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England



        1. Title: Newsgroup: soc.genealogy.medieval, at groups -
        Page: Michael Andrews-Reading (mjcar), 19 Feb 2008
        Text: Ralph de Belers



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