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
Died 18 April 1331(1331-04-18) (aged 68)

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.[a]

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