Ralph Shirley of Staunton Harold and Constable of Melbourne Castle.
Married 2nd Elizabeth Blount Born: c 1416; Died Abt. 1455 Children:
2. Elizabeth (source: visitation of Sussex) 2. Alice (source: visitation of Sussex) 2. Anne (source: visitation of Sussex) 2. Sanchia (source: visitation of Sussex) 2. Margeret (source: visitation of Sussex) 2. Ralph Shirley Esq. b_________d 1510
Son and heir to Sir Ralph Shirley and Joan Basset, grandson of Sir Hugh Shirley and Beatrice Brewes, Thomas Basset and Margery Meringe.
Husband of Margaret Staunton, daughter of John Staunton of Staunton-Harrold in Breedon, Leicestershire and John, daughter of Sir Ralph de Meynell. They married 01 Sept 1423 by papal dispensation dated 02 Apr 1423, and had one son, John.
Secondly, husband of Elizabeth Blount, daughter of Sir John Blount, They had one son and five daughters; Ralph, Elizabeth, Alice, Sanche, Anne and Margaret.
Thirdly, husband of Lucy Ashton, the daughter of Sir John Ashton and widow of Sir John Byron, slain at the Battle of St Albans in 1455. They married after 1455, and had no issue.
Information provided by Anne Shurtleff Stevens (#46947920)