TitleSir Ralph Bankes M.P.
DescriptionRalph Bankes (1631-1677) - married Mary Brune (c1646-1711). They had two children:

Mary Bankes (8 Jul 1662)
John Bankes (1665-1714) - married Margaret Parker (1665-1730)

Sir Ralph Bankes was the third son of Sir John Bankes and Dame Mary Bankes, and was responsible for commissioning the rebuilding of Kingston Lacy, based on the designs of Sir Roger Pratt. This renovation was an expensive undertaking, and landed the family with significant debts. Sir Ralph was also an MP for Corfe Castle.
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