Sir Ranulph le Roter knight, Lord of Thornton
- Born: Thornton-le-Moors, Chesire, England
- Marriage: Amicia de Kingsley 713,720
- Died: After 18 Dec 1182, Thornton-le-Moors, Chesire, England 924
Another name for Ranulph was Sir Ranulph Lord of Thornton Knight.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol II, p. 628, father of Cecily, wife of David de Eggerton
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol II, p. 17, Sir Ranulph le Roter, als. de Thornton, Knt., son and heir lord of Thorneton, living at the time of Philip de Orreby and Sir John de Grey, ob. ante 28 Henry 3. 713
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 713
Randle was the son and heir of Peter the Clerc, by his wife Agnes. He assumed the name of le Roter, also the name de Thornton from his place of residence, and sometimes by both. He is termed "godson of Randle, Earl of Chester," in a the confirmation of the grant of Thorton to his father, Peter, given by Sir John de Arderne, and also in a grant of the vill of Onston by the Earl of Chester himself.
Randle died before the 28th of Henry III. He was married to Amicia, daughter of Richard, and sister and coheir of Randle de Kingsley, as appears by a deed bearing the date of that year, in which Henry Done gives on bovate of land in Kingsley to this lady, then a widow.
~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol II, pp. 15, 17
Ranulph married Amicia de Kingsley, daughter of Richard de Kingsley and Unknown 713.,720 (Amicia de Kingsley died after 1243 in Cheshire, England 305.)