Name: Richard Radclyffe
Residence: Radclyffe Tower, Lancsashire
Occupation: Seneschal & minister of forests of Blackburnshire
Change Date: 20 JUN 2011
The family of Ratcliffe or Radcliffe, took its name from the village of Radcliffe, near Bury, in Lancashire, one of decidedly Saxon origin. Richard de Radclyffe, of Radclyffe Tower, co. Lancaster, seneschal and minister of the forests of Blackburnshire, accompanied King Edward I in his wars in Scotland and received from that prince, in the 32nd year of his reign , a grant of a charter of free warren and free chase in all his demesne lands of Radclyffe, &c.
He m. a dau. of Boteler, of Bewsey, Baron of Warrington, and had issue, Robert, William, and John.
(Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 449, Ratcliffe, Barons and Viscount Fitz-Walter, Earls of Sussex.)
Father: Robert de Radclyffe
Mother: Amibil de Trafford
Joan Le Boteler
- Robert de Radclyffe
- William ?The Great William? Radcliffe b: 1280 in Radclyffe Tower, Lancashire
- Robert Radcliffe b: in Radcliffe Tower, Bury, Lancashire