BIOGRAPHY OF RALPH DACRE 1ST BARON DACRE GILSLAND 1412-1461

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: DACRE

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 9G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1412 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland was born to Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland (24) and Philippa Neville

In 1459 Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (47) was created 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (2C 1459)

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton the Lancastrian army suffered significant casualties including Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland (39) , Richard Percy (35) , Ralph Bigod (50) , Ralph Bigod (50) , John Bigod, Robert Cromwell (71) , Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (49) , Ralph Eure (49) , John Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby (51) , Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles (55) , John Beaumont (33) , Thomas Dethick (61) , Everard Simon Digby, William Plumpton and William Welles (51) who were killed.

Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland and Eleanor Fitzhugh were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Dacre 6th Baron Dacre Gilsland

GrandFather: William Dacre 5th Baron Dacre Gilsland

1G GrandFather: Hugh Dacre 4th Baron Dacre Gilsland

2G GrandFather: Ralph Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland

3G GrandFather: William Dacre

4G GrandFather: Ranulph Dacre

3G GrandMother: Joan Gernet

4G GrandFather: Benet Gernet

2G GrandMother: Margaret "Flower of Gillesland" Multon 2nd Baroness Multon Gilsland

3G GrandFather: Thomas Multon 1st Baron Multon Gilsland

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Maxwell

2G GrandFather: John Maxwell

GrandMother: Joan Douglas

1G GrandFather: James Douglas 2nd Earl Douglas

2G GrandFather: William Douglas 1st Earl Douglas

3G GrandFather: Archibald Douglas

4G GrandFather: William "Hardy" Douglas 2nd Lord Douglas

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Louvain

3G GrandMother: Beatrice Crawford

4G GrandFather: Alexander Lindsay Crawford

2G GrandMother: Margaret Mar 11th Countess Mar

3G GrandFather: Domhnall Mar II Earl Mar

3G GrandMother: Isabella Stewart

4G GrandFather: Alexander Stewart

4G GrandMother: Jean Fitzjames

1G GrandMother: Mistress Unknown

Mother: Philippa Neville (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandFather: Robert Neville

3G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth

4G GrandMother: Margaret Zouche (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: James Audley

4G GrandMother: Ela Longespée (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Warenne

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

2G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandFather: Roger Clifford

4G GrandMother: Isabella Vipont

3G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Margaret Stafford (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

3G GrandMother: Margaret Basset (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

3G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Bohun

2G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)