Ralph Fitz William

about 1379–1399 (Age 20)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Fitz William was born about 1379, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Fitzwilliam Constable of Conisbrough Castle, was 23 and his mother, Lady Maud Cromwell, was 24. He died in 1399, in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Fitzwilliam Constable of Conisbrough Castle
1356–1430
Lady Maud Cromwell
1355–1418
Ralph Fitz William
1379–1399
Ralph Fitz William
1379–1399
Kateren FitzWilliam
1381–
Edmund FitzWilliam II
1382–1465
Elinor FitzWilliam
1390–
Elizabeth FitzWilliam
Ursula Fitzwilliam
1394–1425
Catherine C. Fitzwilliam
1400–1468

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Name Meaning

1 English: generally said to be from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’, used originally to distinguish a son from a father bearing the same personal name.2 It could also be a habitational name from a place in Shropshire called Fitz, recorded in 1194 as Fittesho, from an Old English personal name, Fitt, + hōh ‘hill spur’.3 In one family at least, it is an altered form of English Fitch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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