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Richard de Mainwaring, of Warmincham

Also Known As: "de Mesnil Warin"
Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Warmingham, Cheshire East, England
Death: circa 1119 (46-62)
Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Ranulph de Mesnilwarin, "Conqueror" and N.N. Mainwaring
Husband of N.N. de Mainwaring
Father of NN de Mainwaring and Roger de Mesnilwarin

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About Richard de Mainwaring, of Warmincham

--2.Richard de Mesnil Warin - He is the son of Ranulphus de Mesnil Warin.

~County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire, p. 362, notes that Dugdale, in his MS. collections, recorded one hudred and thirty-on variations of the spelling of Mesnilwarin or Mesnilgarin.

Richard de Mesnilwaren and his brother Roger de Mesnilgarin are said to be the sons of Ranulfus de Mesnilwaren. Richard gave the tithes of Blacon to the abbey of St. Werburgh, someitme before 1093, "decimam de Blachenot, de annonâ de piscaria, et de omnibus de quibus decima dari debet : teste Rogero fratre su, & etc." Brother Roger gave Plumley the same abbey sometime before as is shown by "Plumlciam cum Widone filio suo quando factus est monachus. Test. Ranulfo et Williclmo filiis."

According to the "Mainwaring and Trussell of Warmincham" pedigree given by George Ormerod, not only were the witnesses of Roger Mesnilgarin's grant, William and Randle, his sons, but he had another son named Wido who was a monk of Chester abbey before 1119.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, pp. 226 & 229

Roger and his brother were both generous benefactors of the Abbey at Chester. Roger gave Plymley before 1119, at the time he also had his son Wido, as a monk there. Roger's oldest son William, was a witness to this grant. William had a son, named after his father, who, followed his grandfather gave generously to the monks at Chester.

~County Families of Lancashire and Cheshire, p. 362


Ranulphus was succeeded by his son, Richard de Mesnilwaren, whose great grandson, Sir Raufe Manwaringe, kt. was justice of Chester, (temp. Richard I). Sir Raufe married Amicia, daughter of Hugh Kyvelioc, Earl Palatine of Cheshire. [John Burke, History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, R. Bentley, London, 1834-1838, p. 590, Mainwaring, of Whitmore]

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Richard de Mainwaring, of Warmincham's Timeline

Warmingham, Cheshire East, England
Age 6
Cheshire, Lancashire, England
Age 35
Warmingham, Cheshire, England
Age 54
Cheshire, England