About John Stafford
Father Sir William Stafford d. a 1318
Mother Isabella de Stafford d. a 1309
Sir John Stafford was born at of Bramshall, Staffordshire, England. He married Elizabeth Somerville, daughter of Sir Philip Somerville, Lord Whichnor and Margaret Pipe, circa 1331. Sir John Stafford married Margaret Stafford, daughter of Sir Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl Stafford, 2nd Lord Stafford and Katharine de Hastang, between 1340 and 1341.2 Sir John Stafford died circa 1370.
Family 1 Margaret Stafford b. c 1330
◦Ralph Stafford+3 d. 1 Mar 1410
◦Sir Humphrey Stafford, Sheriff of Staffordshire, Somersetshire, & Dorsetshire+ b. c 1343, d. 31 Oct 1413
Family 2 Elizabeth Somerville b. c 1310
◦Maud de Stafford4 b. c 1340, d. a 1386
1.[S3178] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, by F. L. Weis, 4th Ed., p. 32; The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 85; Wallop Family, p. 715.
2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 671-672.
3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 383.
4.[S15] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 6-7.
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John STAFFORD (Sir)
¿Born: ABT 1315, Wickham, England?
Died: ABT 1370
Notes: of Scales, Knt. of Amblecote and Bramshall, Stafford. Sir John Stafford, son of William Stafford, of Bromshull, county Stafford, and a descendant of Hervey Bagot and Milicent Stafford; which Sir John married Margaret, youngest daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, and left issue, Sir Humphrey, his heir, a distinguished soldier in the martial reign of King Edward III, and one of the retinue of the Black Prince, who married the dau. and heir of John Grenvil; and Ralph, who married Maud, daughter and co-heir of Sir John Hastang, and was ancestor of the Staffords of Grafton, county Worcester, and of the Staffords of Blatherwycke, county Northampton. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 501, Stafford, Barons Stafford, of Suthwyk, Earl of Devon].
Father: William STAFFORD
Mother: Isabella De STAFFORD
Married 1: Elizabeth De SOMERVILLE
1. Matilda (Maud) STAFFORD
Married 2: Margaret STAFFORD
2. Humphrey STAFFORD of Hook
3. Margaret STAFFORD
4. Ralph STAFFORD
5. Joan STAFFORD
Sir John Stafford is the son of William Stafford and Isabella de Stafford.1
Child of Sir John Stafford and Margaret Stafford
1.Ralph Stafford+1 d. 1 Mar 1410
1.[S1916] Tim Boyle, "re: Boyle Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 September 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyle Family."
A genealogical history of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited, and extinct ... By Sir Bernard Burke
Sir John Stafford, son of William Stafford, of Bromshull, co. Stafford, and a descendant of Hervey Bagot and Millicent Stafford (see Stafford, Lords Stafford, Dukes of Buckingham, &c.); which Sir John m. Margaret, youngest dau. of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, and left issue,
I.Humphrey (Sir), his heir. m. the dau. and heir of ___ Greinvil, and was s. by his son
II. Ralph, who m. Maud, dau. and co-heir of Sir John Hastang, and was ancestor of the Staffords of Grafton, co. Worcester, and of the Staffords of Blatherwycke, co. Northampton.
Margaret, dau. of Ralph Stafford and Margaret de Audley m. John Stafford
Notes and queries, Volume 44 By William White
Sir John Stafford, Knt., who held the manor of Bromshulf, co. Stafford, in 35 Edw. III., 1361 (Dugdale MS. H i. 32, in the Bodleian Lib.), and who bore Arg. on a chev. gu. five bezants between three mullets sab. (Harl. MS. 2096, f. 150), married to his second wife Margaret de Stafford, daughter of Ralph, first Earl of Stafford.
They had Issue a son and heir:--
(1) Sir Humphry Stafford, Knt., the first of the line who held the manor of Suthwyke, and was styled "Humfridus Stafford Miles, senior," to distinguish him from his son. He married, firstly, Alice Greynvile,.... She had issue an elder son Humphry Stafford,.... Sir Humphry married to his second wife Elizabeth, relict of Sir John Mautravers.... She was second daughter of Sir William d'Aumarle, or De Albamarlea...