"Ralph de Rochford, in the 26th of Edward III. was a commissioner to view and repair the banks in Marshland. And in the 28th of that King, Sir Ralph, (son of Sir Sayer de Rochford, Knight, and Maud his wife,) were querents, and Sir Sayer de Rochford of Slivekey in Norfolk, and Ralph de Bigeney, deforcients, of lands in Walpole, Hindringham, Barsham, Keteleston, Creyke, and Geyst in Norfolk: and in the said year, Sir Ralph, and Maud his wife, granted to Sir Saier de Rochford of Stivekey a messuage with a windmill in Walpol, with all his lands and tenements in Walpol, Walsoken, Enemeth, and messuages in Hindringham, with all the services, rents, wards, reliefs, escheats, villains, by deed, dated on Thursday after the feast of St. Winwaloy.
To this Sir Ralph and Maud his wife Robert Lacock of Walsingham, clerk, &c. in the 41st of Edward III. granted messuages, lands, tenements, rents, services, &c. in East Barsham, Norfolk.
Sir Ralph was buried in the church of St. Peter's, in Walpole, with his wife Maud, who is said to be a daughter and coheir of Sir James Walpole, and was here buried in 1369." --An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: Freebridge (concluded). North Greenhow. Happing. Holt. Launditch by Francis Blomefield and Charles Parkin
|Offspring of Maud Walpole, daughter of Sir James Walpole and Ralph Rochford (-c1369)|
|Saer Rochford (c1325-1401)||1325 England||1401 England||Elizabeth de Arley (c1330-1354) Elizabeth de Arley (c1330-1354) Joan Hillary (c1322-1403)|