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Ralph Mortimer

Ralph Mortimer

Male 1198 - 1246  (48 years)

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  • Name Ralph Mortimer 
    Born 1198  Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History Ralph Mortimer, brother and heir of Hugh and son of Roger and Isabel.
    Ralph married, in 1230, Gladys (Gladusa) Ddu, or \"Dark-eyed\", daughter of Llewelyn the Great, by his 2nd wife, Joan, illegitimate daughter of King John, and widow of Reynold de Braose, who died June 1228. Ralph died August 6, 1246, and was buried at Wigmore. Gladys, his widow, died in 1251.
    Their son was Roger Mortimer, he married Maud de Braose   [1
    Died 6 Aug, 1246  Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Wigmore Abbey, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I710  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2018 

    Father Roger Mortimer,   b. 1158, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun, 1214, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship putative 
    Mother Isabel Ferrers Fitzherbert,   b. 21 Feb, 1166, Oakham, Rutland Unitary Authority, Rutland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr, 1252, Lechlade, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship putative 
    Family ID F385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gwladys Dhu \"the Black\",   b. Abt 1194/98, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1251, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 1230 
    Children 
    +1. Roger Mortimer,   b. 1231, Camo, Powys, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1282, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [putative]
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Wigmore Castle
    Wigmore Castle
    Founded after the Norman Conquest, probably c 1070, by William FitzOsbern. Later William I seized it and gave it to Ralph de Mortimer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57514438/ralph-mortimer.