Ranulph De Meschines, Baron Of Egremont: Death: Abt 1135
Note: BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cokayne, George Edward, Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gloucester: A Sutton, 1982. Sanders, I. J., English Baronies, A Study of Their Origin and Descent 1086-1327. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who came to America before 1700, 7th Edition, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1992. RESEARCH NOTES: Lord of Skipton-in-Craven, co Yorkshire [Ref: Weis AR7 #132B] Lord of Copeland [Ref: CP I p353] of Skipton-in-Craven, Egremont & Copeland [Ref: Weis AR7 #40] District of Allerdale above Derwent, also called Copeland, which formed the barony of which Egremont was the caput, was granted by Henry I to William when he failed to hold Gilsland which he had received from his brother Ranulph [Ref: Sanders Baronies p115] built the castle at Egremont [Ref: Sanders Baronies p115] at start of twelfth century, received Gilsland from his brother Ranulph, but was unable to hold it; Gille son of Beieth, a Scottish lord, held the estates during the reign of Henry I, and the Scots controlled them until c1156 [Ref: Sanders Baronies p124]
Note: Sources for this Information: parents: [Ref: Weis AR7 #132B], father: [Ref: CP I p353(d)], brother: Ranulph Earl of Chester [Ref: CP VIII p48] Ranulph Lord of Cumberland [Ref: Sanders Baronies p124]
Note: Sources for this Information: date: [Ref: Weis AR7 #40] 1130-5 [Ref: Sanders Baronies p142] abt 1130-5 [Ref: Sanders Baronies p115]
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