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Sir Rafe de Mainwaring, Justice of Chester MP

Also Known As: "Ralph", "de Mesnilwarin"
Birthplace: Warmingham, Cheshire, England
Death: between circa 1189 and 1210 (25-59)
Warmingham, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Roger de Mesnilwarin and Ellen Mainwaring
Husband of Amicia Mainwaring, of Chester
Father of Lady Bertrade de Audley, Baroness of Audley and Sir Roger de Mainwaring, Sr.
Brother of Margery de Massey and Robert de Mesnilwarin

Occupation: Seneschal of Chester, Sir/Knight
Managed by: Henn Sarv
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About Sir Rafe de Mainwaring, Justice of Chester MP

Ralph Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester1 b. 1155

  • Father Roger Mainwaring b. circa 1130
  • Mother Ellen (?) b. circa 1133

Also called Ralph de Mesnilwarin, Justice of Chester.2 Ralph Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester was the great-grandson of Richard de Mesnilwaren, son of Ranulphus who is said to have come to England with the Conqueror.3 He was born in 1155 at Warmingham, Cheshire, England. He was the son of Roger Mainwaring and Ellen (?). Ralph Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester married Amicia de Meschines, daughter of Hugh de Kevelioc, 6th Earl of Chester and N. N. (?), circa 1188 at Warmingham, Cheshire, England.4 Ralph Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester was living "temp. Richard I."3 Justice of Chester at England.5


Amicia de Meschines b. circa 1171?


   * Bertred Mainwaring+ b. c 11961
   * Roger Mainwaring of Warmincham+ b. c 1196?3


  1. [S215] Revised by others later George Edward Cokayne CP, I:337.
  3. [S1191] Esq. John Burke B:C of GB&I, pg. 590.
  4. [S215] Revised by others later George Edward Cokayne CP, III:167, footnote (b).
  5. [S603] C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms Sir Bernard Burke, B:xP, pg. 365.

Ralf Mainwaring held the office of Seneschal of Chester.1

Child of Ralf Mainwaring

   * Bertred Mainwaring+1 d. a 1249


  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 337. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sir Raufe Mainwaring - was born about 1155 in Warmingham, Cheshire County, England. He is the son of Roger de Mesnil Warin and Ellen (of England).

Sir Raufe married Amicia Kyveliock in 1179 in Warmingham, Cheshire County, England. She is the daughter of Hugh Kyveliock.

Sir Raufe - was knighted.


i. Roger Mainwaring


1. Boaz and Welty Geneology Web:

Title: Seneschal of Chester.

  1. ID: I234160
  2. Name: Robert [I <] de Mainwaring
  3. Sex: M
  4. Birth: ABT 1168 in Warmingham, Cheshire, England
  5. Death: in Rostherne, Bucklow, Cheshire, England

Father: Lord Roger [<^>v] de Mainwaring b: ABT 1130 in Warmingham, Cheshire, England

Mother: Dau [<^>v] Ellen b: ABT 1133 in Warmingham, Cheshire, England

Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown


  1. Has Children Robert [II <] de Mainwaring b: ABT 1208 in Rostherne, Bucklow, Cheshire, England


Randulfus was lord of various towns in Cheshire and Norfolk, England, at the tme of the Domesday survey in 1086.

RANULPHUS, a Viking in NormaHUGH IV, son of DROGO (DREUX), Comte de Vexin (see under Vexin for ancestors), d 1051, m BERTHA, widow of ALAN III of Brittany & Regent of Normandy

               Herbert II, Comte de Maine, d 1062
                               Margaret, betrothed to ROBERT “Curthose”, Duke of Normandy 


JEAN de Beaugency (see under Beaugency for ancestors)

               HÉLIE I de La Flèche

HÉLIE I de La Flèche, Comte du Maine, d 1110, m MAUD (MATILDA), dau of GERVASE, Seigneur de Château-du-Loire (see under Château-du-Loire for ancestors)

               ERMENGARDE, m FULK V, Comte d’Anjou (see under Anjou for descendants)


RANULPHUS, a Viking in Normandy

                               ROGER de Mesnil Garin 
                                               GUILLAUME de Mesnil Garin
                                                               ROGER II de Mesnil Garin

RALF (RANULF) MAINWARING, Seneschal of Chester, d ca 1190, m AMICIA, dau of HUGH de MESCHINES, 3rd Earl of Chester (see under Meschines for ancestors)

               BERTRED, m HENRY of ALDITHLEY (see under Audley for descendants)


JAYME II, King of Majorca (1276-1311), son of JAYME I, King of Aragón and Majorca (see under Aragón for ancestors), m ESCLARMONDE de Foix (see under Foix for ancestors)

               Sancho, King of Majorca (1311-24) 
               FERNANDO, d 1318
          JAYME III, King of Majorca (1324-43 when deposed), d 1349, m CONSTANCE, dau of ALFONSO IV, King of Aragón (see under Aragón for ancestors)
     Jayme IV, claimant King of Majorca, d 1375


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Warmingham, Cheshire, England
Warmingham, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
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Warmingham, Cheshire, England
Bersted, Sussex, England
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