Vcte Ranulph II DU BESSIN
(-Aft 1089)
Mathilde (Marguerite) D' AVRANCHES
(-Aft 1089)
Robert DE RUMILLY, Lord of Skipton & Harewood
William "le Meschin" FITZ RANULF, Lord of Copeland
(-Abt 1139)
Cecily DE RUMILLY, Heiress of Skipton
(-Aft 1189)


Family Links

1. Philip DE BELMEIS of Tong & Ashby

2. Hugh II DE MORTIMER, Lord of Wigmore

Matilda (Maud) DE RUMILLY

  • Married (1): Before 1139
  • Married (2): Before 1156
  • Died: After 1189

  Also called Maud LA MESCHINE.

  General Notes:

Compiler's 23/25/28 x great-grandmother

  Research Notes:

Philippus de Belmeis” founded Lilleshall Abbey, Shropshire by undated charter, witnessed by “Philippus filius Philippi de Belmis…domina Matilda filia Willielmi Meschin uxor prædicti Philippi de Belmis…”. The Complete Peerage explains the documents which confirm her parentage and second marriage: including (1) pleadings in a suit concerning land at Kimbolton, Hampshire, and in a suit dated Jan 1282 in the Chester County Court, which both name Roger de Mortimer as son and heir of "Maud la Meschine"; (2) Roger Mortimer’s grant of rents in Bisley given to him by "his brothers Philip and Ranulph de Belmeis"; (3) the charter of Philip de Belmeis, her first husband, quoted above. 1

  Marriage Information:

Matilda married Sir Philip DE BELMEIS of Tong, Knt., son of Walter DE BELMEIS, before 1139. (Philip DE BELMEIS was born before 1106 and died before 1155.)

  Marriage Information:

Matilda also married Hugh II DE MORTIMER, Lord of Wigmore, son of Ralph I DE MORTIMER, Lord of Wigmore and Mabel, before 1156. (Hugh DE MORTIMER died about 26 Feb 1181 in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England and was buried in Wigmore, Herefordshire, England.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Matilda de Rumilly.

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