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Male Ranulf Le Meschines IV (Ranulph de Gernon) Click to view Ranulf Le Meschines IV in the family tree

Ranulf was born in 1100 in Gernon Castle, Normandy, France.1   Ranulf's father was Earl of Chester Ranulph (de Briquessart) de Meschines III and his mother was Countess of Chester Lucia Taillebois.  His paternal grandparents were Count de Bayeux Ranulf le Meschines II and Maud d'Avranches; his maternal grandparents were 1st Baron of Kendal Ivo FitzRichard de Rounmare Taillebois and Lucy Beatrice of Mercia. He had a brother and a sister, named William and Adeliza.  He was the second oldest of the three children.  He died at the age of 53 on December 16th, 1153 in St. Werburg's, Chester, Cheshire, England.  He was buried in St. Werburgh, Shester, England.2 1 

Family Details of Ranulf's family with Maud De Caen

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