Merlay of Northumberland
Sir William de Merlay b abt 1082. The identity of his wife is undetermined.
Child of William de Merlay was:

Sir Ralph de Merlay, Lord of Morpeth, b abt 1124, of Morpeth, Northumberland, England, d 1160. He md Juliana of Dunbar abt 1142, daughter of Gospatric II of Dunbar, Earl of Dunbar, and Sibyl Morel.
Child of Ralph de Merlay and Juliana of Dunbar was:

Roger de Merlay b abt 1158, d 1188. He md Alice de Stuteville abt 1185, daughter of Roger de Stuteville, Sheriff of Northumberland.
Child of Roger de Merlay and Alice de Stuteville was:

Agnes de Merlay b abt 1187. She md Sir Richard Gobion abt 1204, son of Richard de
and Beatrice de Lucelles.

AR: Line 42[24-26]; GL: English Origins of New England Families, Series 2, Volume 2, The Royal Descent of a New England Settler, by G. Andrews Moriarty, pp 18-24, an article originally appearing in NEHGR, republished by Genealogical Publishing Company.

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