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Ralph Shirley

Male 1391 - Abt 1443  (51 years)


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  • Name Ralph Shirley 
    Alternate birth Abt 1390  [1
    Born 23 Apr 1391  of Lower Ettington, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1443  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Collegiate Church of Newark, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I15699  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 

    Father Hugh Shirley,   b. Abt 1362, of Lower Ettington, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1403, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Beatrice Brewes,   b. Abt 1366,   d. 1440  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Bef 1383  [3
    Family ID F9838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Basset,   d. 14 May 1419 
    Children 
    +1. Beatrice Shirley,   d. 10 Jul 1483
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F9831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also known as Ralph Basset. Sheriff of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, 1420-22. Knight of the shire for Leicestershire. He served as a young man in the French campaigns of Henry V. He was present at the siege of Harfleur, but was prevented by illness from taking command of his retinue at Agincourt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4384] George Eldridge, Hydrographer, and Eliza Jane His Wife: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1982.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    3. [S1513] F. N. Craig, "Maternal Ancestry of Governor Thomas Dudley: Purefoy, Ayot, and Denton Lines." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 142:227, July 1998.