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Thomas de Stanley

Nicknames: "Sir Thomas Stanley", "Lord Lieutenant of Ireland", "King's Chamberlain", "Justice of the Counties of Chester", "Flint & North Wales"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lathom,Knowsley,Lancashire,England
Death: Died in Knowlesley, Lancashire, England
Place of Burial: Knowlesley Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John II Stanley, titular King of Mann and Elizabeth Stanley
Husband of Joan Goushill, Baroness of Stanley
Father of Elizabeth Stanley; Sir John Stanley of Weever & Over Alderly; Joan Stanley; Catherine Savage; Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby and 4 others
Brother of Richard de Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester; Edward Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester; Alice Stanley; William de Stanley; Isabel Stanley and 2 others

Occupation: 1st Baron Stanley, King of Mann, Knight, King of the Garter Reign of Henry IV, summoned as Baron Stanley 20th Jan 1456, Lt of Ireland, Chamberlain of N. Wales; Knight of the Garter, Lord of Latham, 1st Earl of Derby
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About Thomas de Stanley

4. Thomas Stanley, Knt., of Lathom and Knowlsey, co., Lancaster, Lieutenant of Ireland, Chamberlain of North Wales, Knight of the Shire for Lancashire, 1st Lord Stanley (1456), K.G. (1457), b. in or before 1405, d. 11 Feb. 1458/9.[7] Faris notes that he and his wife had four sons and three daughters. They were ancestors of H.M. Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother, in at least five different lines.[8] The eldest son, Thomas, was 1st Earl of Derby, a title still carried by his successors. He m. Joan Goushill, b. about 1401 (aged 2 years at her father’s death in July 1403), living 1460,[9] daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Goushill, of Hoverinham, co. Nottingham, by Elizabeth, daughter of Richard FitzAlan, 4th Earl of Arundel. This couple was ancestral to Oliver Mainwaring in two different lines: ◾through their son, John, below; ◾through their daughter Katherine, wife of John Savage.

JOHN de Stanley, son of WILLIAM de Stanley & his wife Joan de Baumville (-after 1314).  

m [277][MABEL, daughter of Sir JAMES Hawkset of Stourton Parva & his wife ---].

John & his wife had two children:

1. WILLIAM de Stanley (-after 1362). m [278][ALICE, daughter of HAMON [Hugh] de Mascy of Timperley, Cheshire & his wife ---].

a) WILLIAM de Stanley (-1398). m ---. The name of William´s wife is not known. William & his wife had one child:

i) WILLIAM de Stanley ([1368]-). His lands were forfeited for his participation in the rebellion of Henry Percy "Hotspur" in 1403[279]. Ancestor of the STANLEY family of Wirral[280].

b) ALICE de Stanley . m (1340) RANDLE le Roter of Kingsley, Staffordshire.

c) JOHN de Stanley (-before 28 Jan 1414). He was deputy in Ireland for Robert de Vere Marquess of Dublin 1386-1388, and was Lieutenant of Ireland 1399 to 1401[281]. m (1385 or before, dispensation 24 Dec 1398[282]) ISABEL, daughter of THOMAS de Lathom of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire & his first wife ---[283]. John & his wife had two children:

i) JOHN de Stanley (-27 Nov 1437). m ISABEL, daughter of Sir JOHN de Haryngton of Hornby Castle, Lancashire & his wife ---. John & his wife had one child:

(a) THOMAS Stanley of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire (1405 or before-11 Feb 1459). He was summoned to parliament 15 Jan 1456, whereby he is held to have become Lord Stanley.

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  • 'Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
  • 'M, #10919, b. circa 1405, d. 11 February 1459
  • Father Sir John de Stanley, Justice of Chester, Sheriff of Anglesey, Lord of the Isle of Man9,10 b. c 1386, d. 27 Nov 1437
  • Mother Elizabeth Harington9,10 b. c 1387, d. a 22 Mar 1445
  • ' Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester was born circa 1405 at of Lathom & Knowsley in Huyton, Lancashire, England.7 He married Joan Goushill, daughter of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, circa 1422; They had 4 sons (Sir Thomas, 1st Earl Derby, 2nd Lord Stanley; Sir William; John, Esq; & James, Archdeacon of Chester) and 3 daughters (Margaret, wife of Sir William Troutbeck, of Sir John Boteler, & of Sir Henry, 7th Lord Grey of Codnor; Anne, wife of Sir Richard Molyneux, & of Thomas Strange; & Katherine, wife of Sir John Savage).11,3,4,5,6,7 Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester died on 11 February 1459; Buried at Burscough Priory, Lancashire.3,7
  • 'Family Joan Goushill b. c 1401, d. c 27 Apr 1466
  • Children
    • Sir William Stanley, Sheriff of Flintshire+12,3,7 d. 16 Feb 1495
    • Anne Stanley+3 b. c 1423
    • John Stanley, Esq.+2,3,13,7 b. c 1425, d. bt 1476 - 1485
    • Margaret Stanley+3,14,5,6,7,15,16 b. bt 1428 - 1435, d. c 1481
    • Katherine Stanley+17,3,18,7,8 b. 1430
    • Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl Derby, 2nd Lord Stanley, Constable of England, Chief Justice of Chester & Flint+19,7 b. c 1435, d. 29 Jul 1504
    • James Stanley, Archdeacon of Chester+3,7 b. c 1441, d. b Jul 1485
  • Citations
  • 1.[S2759] Unknown author, The Complete Peerage, by Cokayne, Vol. IV, p. 205; Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Paget, Vol. II, p. 406; Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 784; The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 30.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 490.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 679.
  • 4.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 197.
  • 5.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 213.
  • 6.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 15-16.
  • 7.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 90.
  • 8.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 296.
  • 9.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 678-679.
  • 10.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 89.
  • 11.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 323.
  • 12.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. XII/2, p. 846.
  • 13.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 126.
  • 14.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 716.
  • 15.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 211.
  • 16.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 445-446.
  • 17.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 638-639.
  • 18.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 491-492.
  • 19.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 679-680.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p364.htm#i10919

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  • 'Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley1
  • 'M, #13850, d. 20 February 1458/59
  • Last Edited=6 Mar 2011
  • ' Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley was the son of John de Stanley and Isabel Harington.1 He married Joan Goushill, daughter of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth Fitzalan.1 He died on 20 February 1458/59.1
  • ' He held the office of Constable of Chester Castle.1 He was invested as a Knight circa 1431.1 He held the office of Lieutenant of Ireland between 1432 and 1436.1 He held the office of Controller of the Royal Household in 1439.1 He held the office of Chamberlain of North Wales in 1439.1 He held the office of Justice of Cheshire, Flintshire and North Wales in 1443.1 He held the office of Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1448.1 He held the office of Warden of Calais.1 He was created 1st Lord Stanley [England by writ] on 15 January 1455/56.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1457.1
  • 'Children of Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley and Joan Goushill
    • 1.Sir John Stanley1
    • 2.James Stanley1
    • 3.Margaret Stanley+2
    • 4.Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby+1 b. c 1435, d. 29 Jul 1504
    • 5.Sir William Stanley+1 b. 1437, d. 16 Feb 1494/95
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1101. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p1385.htm#i13850

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  • 'Thomas STANLEY (Knight Lord of Lathom)
  • 'Born: BEF 1405/6, probably Knowlesley, Lancashire, England
  • 'Died: 11/20 Feb 1458/59, Knowlesley, Lancashire, England
  • 'Notes: Knight of the Garter. Succeeded his father in Mann and his other estates in 1432. He had been knighted some years before his father's death. In the same year he was appointed Lieutenant of Ireland for six years, and shortly afterwards Comptroller of the King's Household. During the first year of his rule in Ireland he called together a Parliament for the redress of grievances; but, being called to England by the King's command soon afterwards, that kingdom fell into great disorder, and he was obliged to return to it in 1435, when he successfully repressed a serious revolt. In 1441 he was appointed one of the Lieutenant justices of Chester, at a salary of £40 per annum. He was one of the Commissioners who treated with the Scotch for a truce in 1448, and, when it was concluded, he became one of its conservators. He also served on a commission for the custody and defence of the town and castle of Calais from 1450 to 1455. During the year 1451 he held the office of sole Judge of Chester, and in 1452 he was commissioned to treat for a new truce with Scotland. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Peers as Baron Stanley, being made Lord Chamberlain of the King's Household, and, in the following year, one of the Council of Edward, Prince of Wales. He was again appointed one of the Ambassadors to treat with the Scotch in 1460, "but, dying the latter end of the year, the nation was deprived of this very great and valuable person, and the King of one of his best subjects... He was brave in the field, wise in the Senate, just to his Prince, an honour to his country, and an ornament to his family". He married Joan, daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, by whom he had issue three sons, Thomas, William, and John; and three daughters.
  • Father: John STANLEY (Knight Sheriff of Anglesey)
  • Mother: Elizabeth HARRINGTON
  • 'Married: Joan GOUSHILL (b. ABT 1401 - d. AFT 1460) (dau. of Sir Robert Goushill of Haveringham and Elizabeth Fitzalan)
  • Children:
    • 1. Thomas STANLEY (1° E. Derby)
    • 2. John STANLEY (Sir)
    • 3. Catherine STANLEY
    • 4. Margaret STANLEY (B. Grey of Codnor)
    • 5. William STANLEY (Sir)
    • 6. Elizabeth STANLEY
    • 7. Edward STANLEY (Sir)
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STANLEY1.htm#Thomas STANLEY (Knight Lord of Lathom)

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Notes: Knight of the Garter. Succeeded his father in Mann and his other estates in 1432. He had been knighted some years before his father's death. In the same year he was appointed Lieutenant of Ireland for six years, and shortly afterwards Comptroller of the King's Household. During the first year of his rule in Ireland he called together a Parliament for the redress of grievances; but, being called to England by the King's command soon afterwards, that kingdom fell into great disorder, and he was obliged to return to it in 1435, when he successfully repressed a serious revolt. In 1441 he was appointed one of the Lieutenant justices of Chester, at a salary of £40 per annum. He was one of the Commissioners who treated with the Scotch for a truce in 1448, and, when it was concluded, he became one of its conservators. He also served on a commission for the custody and defence of the town and castle of Calais from 1450 to 1455. During the year 1451 he held the office of sole Judge of Chester, and in 1452 he was commissioned to treat for a new truce with Scotland. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Peers as Baron Stanley, being made Lord Chamberlain of the King's Household, and, in the following year, one of the Council of Edward, Prince of Wales. He was again appointed one of the Ambassadors to treat with the Scotch in 1460, "but, dying the latter end of the year, the nation was deprived of this very great and valuable person, and the King of one of his best subjects... He was brave in the field, wise in the Senate, just to his Prince, an honour to his country, and an ornament to his family". He married Joan, daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, by whom he had issue three sons, Thomas, William, and John; and three daughters.

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Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley (KG;Order of the Garter) (c. 1405-20 February 1459), was an English politician.

Stanley was the son of Sir John Stanley and Isabell Harington, daughter of Robert de Harington and Isabel Loring. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1431 to 1436 and also represented Lancashire in the House of Commons between 1447 and 1451 and 1453 and 1454. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Stanley. A year later he was further honoured when he was made a Knight of the Garter.

Lord Stanley married Joan Goushill, the only daughter and heiress of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died in February 1459 and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485. His third son the Hon. Sir John Stanley was the ancestor of the Barons Stanley of Alderley.

see also:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Stanley,_1st_Baron_Stanley

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_Garter

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Sir Knight, Baron of Lanthom

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ID: I192167

Name: Lord Thomas [@ <] de Stanley

Sex: M

Birth: 1406 in Latham, Lancashire, England

Death: 11 FEB 1458 in Knowsley, Huyton, Lancashire, England

Father: Sir John [@] de Stanley b: 1386 in Latham, Lancashire, England

Mother: Isabel [@ <^] de Harrington b: 1387 in Aldingham, Lancashire, England

Marriage 1 Isabel de Bar b: ABT 1380

Children

George [@] de Stanley b: BET 1435 AND 1450

Marriage 2 Jane\Joan [@ <] de Goushill b: 1409 in Hoveringham, Nottinghampshire, England

Children

Elizabeth [@] de Stanley b: 1429 in Lathom, Lancashire, England
Catherine [@] de Stanley b: 1430 in Stanley, Derbyshire,England
Lady Margaret [@] de Stanley b: 1432 in Dunham-on-the-Hill, Chester
Earl Thomas [@ <] de Stanley b: ABT 1435 in Lancaster, Hornby, England
Sir William [@] de Stanley b: 1437 in Lancaster, Hornby, England

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made Baron 1456

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Sir Thomas Stanley

Knight of the Garter

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Stanley was the son of Sir John Stanley and Isabell Harington, daughter of Robert de Harington and Isabel Loring. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1431 to 1436 and also represented Lancashire in the House of Commons between 1447 and 1451 and 1453 and 1454. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Stanley. A year later he was further honoured when he was made a Knight of the Garter.

Lord Stanley married Joan Goushill, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died in February 1459 and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736. His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.

Sir Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill had six children:

   * Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby ,who married first Eleanor de Neville, and second Margaret Beaufort.
   * Sir William Stanley, invested as Knight of the Garter in 1487. He was beheaded for his alleged part in the Perkin Warbeck conspiracy in 1495.
   * Sir John Stanley, ancestor of the Barons Stanley of Alderley
   * Elizabeth Stanley, who married Thomas le Stange, and Sir Richard Molyneux.
   * Margaret Stanley, who married Sir William Troutbeck, who was killed in the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, and married John le Boteler (Butler) as her second husband, and Henry Grey as her third husband.
   * Katherine Stanley married Sir John Savage of Clifton, England. Sir John Savage was the commander of the left wing of Henry Tudor's army at Bosworth.

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Stanley was the son of Sir John Stanley and Isabell Harington, daughter of Robert de Harington and Isabel Loring. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1431 to 1436 and also represented Lancashire in the House of Commons between 1447 and 1451 and 1453 and 1454. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Stanley. A year later he was further honoured when he was made a Knight of the Garter.

Lord Stanley married Joan Goushill, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died in February 1459 and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736. His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.

Sir Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill had six children:

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Sir Thomas, K.G., was Lord Stanley of Lathom and Kowsley, M.P. in 1432,and

Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley KG (c. 1405-20 February 1459), was an English politician.

Stanley was the son of Sir John Stanley and Isabell Harington, daughter of Robert de Harington and Isabel Loring. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1431 to 1436 and also represented Lancashire in the House of Commons between 1447 and 1451 and 1453 and 1454. In 1456 he was summoned to the House of Lords as Lord Stanley. A year later he was further honoured when he was made a Knight of the Garter.

Lord Stanley married Joan Goushill, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died in February 1459 and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736. His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.

Sir Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill had six children:

   * Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby ,who married first Eleanor de Neville, and second Margaret Beaufort.
   * Sir William Stanley, invested as Knight of the Garter in 1487. He was beheaded for his alleged part in the Perkin Warbeck conspiracy in 1495.
   * Sir John Stanley, ancestor of the Barons Stanley of Alderley
   * Elizabeth Stanley, who married Thomas le Stange, and Sir Richard Molyneux.
   * Margaret Stanley, who married Sir William Troutbeck, who was killed in the Battle of Blore Heath on September 23, 1459, and married John le Boteler (Butler) as her second husband, and Henry Grey as her third husband.
   * Katherine Stanley married Sir John Savage of Clifton, England. Sir John Savage was the commander of the left wing of Henry Tudor's army at Bosworth.

-------------------- Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley held the office of Constable of Chester Castle.

He was invested as a Knight circa 1431.

He held the office of Lieutenant of Ireland between 1432 and 1436.

He held the office of Controller of the Royal Household in 1439.

He held the office of Chamberlain of North Wales in 1439.

He held the office of Justice of Cheshire, Flintshire and North Wales in 1443.

He held the office of Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1448.

He held the office of Warden of Calais.

He was created 1st Lord Stanley [England by writ] on 15 January 1455/56.

He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1457. -------------------- Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Lord of Latham and Knowsley, 1st Lord Stanley, Constable & Justice of Chester

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Thomas de Stanley, 1st Lord Stanley's Timeline

1406
1406
Lathom,Knowsley,Lancashire,England
1419
1419
Age 13
Of, Elford, Staffordshire, England
1423
1423
Age 17
Lathom, Lancashire, England
1425
1425
Age 19
Over Alderley, Cheshire, England
1427
1427
Age 21
1430
1430
Age 24
Stanley, Derbyshire, England
1435
April 1435
Age 29
Lancashire, UK
1436
1436
Age 30
Lathom, Lancashire, England
1437
1437
Age 31
Probably Latham, Lancashire, England
1440
1440
Age 34
UK