Sir Ralph de Langton of Newton and Walton
(Abt 1340-Abt 1406)


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1. Johanna de Radcliffe

Sir Ralph de Langton of Newton and Walton 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1340, Walton, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage (1): Johanna de Radcliffe
  • Died: Abt 1406, Walton, Lancashire, England about age 66

   Another name for Ralph was Rawlin de Langton.

  Research Notes:

From :

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol III, pg. 199
~Visitation of Lancashire and Part of Cheshire, 1533, pg. 26
Ralph Langton was a witness for Robert le Grosvenor in the famous case of arms between Scrope and Grosvenor. (See Grosvernor Line)
~ Visitation of Lancashire, Part I, pgs. 28

Sir Ralph Langton obtained the bishop's license in 1367 to have an orator for three years in his manor house at Newton. In 1370. He presented his clerk, James Langton, to living in Wigan. In 10 Richard II, when he was 45 years old, he was examined in the friary at Warrington as a witness in the celebrated suit of arms between Scrope and Grosvenor, and gave evidence in favor of Grosvenor.

Sir Ralph obtained a renewal confirmation of his privilege of a chantry at Rokenden on 12 Dec 1405. Sir Ralph married Joan, the daughter of William de Radcliffe, and died in or about 7 Henrey IV (1406), leaving his wife surviving. Joan was still living in Henry V (1420). They had several children, the eldest and heir was Henry Langton.

~Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, New Series, Vol XI, page 112-113

Ralph married Johanna de Radcliffe. (Johanna de Radcliffe was born about 1345 in Tomorden, West Ricing, Yorkshire, England and died after 1421 in Lancashire, England.)


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