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                                          MORTIMER FAMILY
                                                CHART X
 
                                     1035  Ralph Mortimer [1]
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                                 1065  Ralph of Wigmore, lv 1100  [2]
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                                       1090 Hugh, obit 1142  [3]
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                                       1125  Hugh, Jr  ob 1188
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                    1160  Robert                     1155  Roger, lv 1179  (4)
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                     1190  Hugh         Matilda 1185  1190 Ralph, ob 1246 [5]
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                     1225  Robert    Sir John de Brampton 1175
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          1255  Hugh, Baron of Burford, ob 1304 [6]
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                   1290   Margaret
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            1275  Sir Geoffrey Cornwall
                          CHART VII
 
The Charts cross-referenced above can be seen by clicking on the appropriate links which follow the notes below
 
NOTES:
[1]  Ralph Mortimer was, by maternal ancestors, a 3rd cousin of King William I and accompanied him at Hastings.  The senior branch of the family was seated at Wigmore in Herefordshire.
[2]  In the year 1100, Ralph of Wigmore was banished to France for his plot to elevate a son-in-law to the English crown when William Rufus died without sons
[3] When Stephen succeeded Henry I as king, he restored Wigmore to Hugh Mortimer, son of Ralph.
[4]  Roger Mortimer, son of Hugh II, warred against the Welsh lords of Ceri even though they were allies of King Henry II.  He was briefly jailed in 1179 for killing Cadwallon ap Madog, Lord of Ceri
[5] Ralph Mortimer married Gwladys Ddu, daughter of Llewelyn Fawr of Gwynedd; she was born c. 1200
[6]  A junior branch of the family held Burford in Oxfordshire, but it's heiress carried that manor to the Cornwall family in the early 1300's
 
SOURCES:
[1] Burke's Dormant and Extinct Peerages, pp 382/384 for the basic pedigree of the Mortimers of Wigmore
[2] Visitation of Shropshire of 1623, pp 146 for the marriage of Margaret Mortimer to Sir Geoffrey Cornwall
[3] ibid, pp 304 for the marriage of Maltilda Mortimer to Sir John de Brampton

CHART VII

CHART XV