Alice de Vere (de Sanford) (c.1251 - 1317) MP

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Nicknames: "stanford/"
Birthplace: Great Hormede, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Dunnon, Canfield, Essex, England
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Alice de Vere (de Sanford)

Alice Saundford (also spelled Saunford or Sanford), the heiress of Gilbert de Sanford.

Robert and Alice had, with other issue, the following children:

   1. Robert de Vere, his successor, 

2. Alphonsus de Vere, married Jane, daughter of Richard Foliot, Knight, and had a son, John de Vere, who succeeded as 7th Earl of Oxford and 8th Great Chamberlain,

3. Hugh de Vere, Baron Vere,

4. Joane Vere, (who married William de Warren), and

5. Lora, married Reginald de Argentein.

6. Gilbert,

7. Philip,

8. Hawise


Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford (c. 24 June 1257 – 17 April 1331) was the son and heir of Robert de Vere, 5th Earl of Oxford, by his wife Alice de Sanford.

Alice de Sanford   

Alice was born in 1231 in England.1 Alice's father was Gilbert de Sanford and her mother was Loretta la Zouche. Her paternal grandparents were John de Sanford and <Unknown>; her maternal grandparents were Sherriff of Devonshire Roger la Zouche and Margaret de Beaumont. She had a sister named Joan. She was the older of the two children. She died at the age of 86 on September 7th, 1317 in England.2

Sir Robert de Vere Earl of Oxford, Duke of Ireland & Alice de Sanford

Robert and Alice were married before December 22nd, 1252.1 They had five sons and three daughters, named Robert, Gilbert, Philip, Alfonso, Hugh, Joan, Hawise and Lora.

Family Notes


Sources conflict on who was Roberts wife. The Complete Peerage says it was

Alice de Sanford who was the mother of Joan. That is a reliable source.

Personal Details

Sir Robert de Vere Earl of Oxford, Duke of Ireland

Robert was born in 1230 in Hedingham, Essex, England.1 He died at the age of 66 on September 2nd, 1296.1

Alice de Sanford

Alice was born in 1231 in England.2 She died at the age of 86 on September 7th, 1317 in England.1


 Robert de Vere

Robert was born on June 24th, 1257.3

 Joan de Vere

Joan was born in 1264 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.4 She died at the age of 29 on November 23rd, 1293 in Lewes, Sussex, England.4

 Gilbert de Vere

Gilbert was born in 1264.3

 Philip de Vere

Philip was born in 1266.3

 Alfonso de Vere

Alfonso was born in 1275 in Great Hormead, Royston, Hertfordshire, England.5

 Hugh de Vere
 Hawise de Vere
 Lora de Vere
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Alice de Sanford's Timeline

February 22, 1251
Great Hormede, Hertfordshire, England
February 22, 1252
Age 1
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
January 5, 1256
Age 4
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
June 24, 1257
Age 6
Hedingham Castle, Essex, England
March 1258
Age 7
Hedingham Castle, Essex, England
Age 8
Hedingham Castle, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 10
Age 11
Hedingham Castle, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 12
Oxford, Oxfordshire, , England
Age 14
Oxford, Oxfordshire, , England