Ralph Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby

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Ralph Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby
Coat of Arms - Neville, Earls of Westmorland, and Barons Neville of Raby.png
Arms of Neville, Barons Neville of Raby
(Gules, a saltire Argent)
Spouse(s) Euphemia de Clavering
Margery de Thwenge
Noble family Neville family
Father Robert de Neville
Mother Mary fitz Ranulf
Born (1262-10-18)18 October 1262
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Ralph Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby (18 October 1262 / 1270 – 18 April 1331) was a Norman nobleman and member of the powerful Neville family, son of Robert de Neville and Mary fitz Ranulf.[lower-alpha 1]

Neville married first Euphemia de Clavering daughter of Robert de Clavering (5th Baron of Warkworth & Clavering) and Margaret La Zouche, sister of Alan la Zouche, 1st Baron la Zouche of Ashby. Ralph and Euphemia had fourteen children.[1] His second marriage was to Margery de Thwenge, daughter of John De Thwenge and Joan De Mauley[1]


Ralph had the following children with Euphemia de Clavering:

  1. Joan de Neville (c.1283) m. John of Willington (1281–1388) son of Ralph de Willington and Juliana Lomene.
  2. Anastasia de Neville (c.1285), married Sir Walter de Fauconberg (1264 - 24 June 1314 Battle of Bannockburn).
  3. Sir Robert de Neville of Middleham (c. 1287 – June 1319)
  4. Ida de Neville (c.1289)
  5. Ralph Neville, 2nd Baron Neville de Raby (c. 1291 – 5 August 1367), married Alice de Audley and had children
  6. Eupheme de Neville (c. 1291)
  7. Alice de Neville (c. 1293)
  8. Sir Alexander de Neville (c. 1297 - 15 March 1367)
  9. John Neville (1299 - 19 July 1333 Battle of Halidon Hill)
  10. Mary de Neville (c. 1301)
  11. William de Neville (c. 1303)
  12. Margaret de Neville (c. 1305)
  13. Thomas de Neville (c. 1306 - before June 1349)
  14. Avelina de Neville (c. 1307), married Norville Norton and had children


  1. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography uses a different numbering system and numbers him the 3rd Baron Neville and his father the 2nd etc. (Tuck 2008).


Ralph Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby
Born: 8 October 1262 Died: 18 April 1331
Peerage of England
Preceded by
New Creation
Baron Neville de Raby
1295 - 1331
Succeeded by
Ralph Neville