Ranulph de Gernon, Earl of Chester

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Ranulph de Gernon, Earl of Chester, son of Ranulph III le Mechin, Earl of Chester and Lucy of Bolingbroke, was born at the Castle of Gernon, Normandy, France, about 1100.1,2 He died 23 December 1153.2

Ranulph married Maud of Gloucester, daughter of Robert Fitz Roy, 1st Earl of Gloucester and Maud Fitz Robert, before 1135.2


Maud of Gloucester d. 18 Jul 1189
This person was last edited on27 Apr 2021


  1. [S2054] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Peerage: Or a History of the House of Lords and All Its Members From the Earliest Times: Revised and Much Enlarged (13 in 14 vols., London, England: The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1940), 3:166 (Chester), further cited as CP.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:148-50 (Chester 4), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:148 (Chester 4).