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Edmund Trafford, II

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Trafford, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Trafford and Elizabeth Trafford
Husband of Margaret Trafford, Lady
Father of Margery Gerard (Trafford); Margery Radcliffe; Sir Edmund Trafford; Ann Leigh; Alice Leigh and 2 others
Brother of Anne Strangeways; William Trafford and Dulcia Trafford

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About Edmund Trafford, Knight of the Bath

ID: I234244

Name: Sir Edmond [@] de Trafford

  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 MAY 1442 in Trafford, Lancashire, England
  • Death: 1514
  • Father: Sir John [@] de Trafford b: ABT 1420 in Trafford, Lancashire, England
  • Mother: Elizabeth [@] de Ashton b: ABT 1431 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
  • Marriage 1 Margaret [@] Savage b: 1450 in Clinton, Cheshire, England
  • Children
    • Margaret [@] de Trafford b: 6 JUN 1470 in Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales
    • Dorothy [@] Trafford b: 1482 in Ashton under Lyne, , Lancashire, England


  • 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 1114. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great ..., Volume 4, By John Burke, page 248.

Sir Edmond Trafford, who was

  • made a knight of the Bath in 1495.
  • He m. Margaret,
    • daughter of Sir Sohn Savage of Clifton, and
    • widow of John Hanford, of Hanford, and
    • had issue,
      • Edmond, (Sir) his heir.
      • William, under-sheriff of Cheshire in 1540. He m. Margery, daughter of Sir Ralph Longford, of Longford.
      • Henry, D.D., rector of Wimslow, in Cheshire, and Bolton Percy, in the county of York, chancellor of York from 1528 to 1557, when he died.
      • Alice, m. to Thomas Butler, esq. heir-apparent of Sir Thomas Butler, kit. of Bewsey.
      • Margery, m. first, in 1492, to Nicholas Longford, esq. son & heir of Sir Ralph Longford, Knight, of Longford, and secondly, to Thomas Gerard, esq. of Bryn.
  • Sir Edmond died in 1514, and
  • was s. [succeded] by his son, Sir Edmond Trafford, knight, of Trafford.
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Edmund Trafford, Knight of the Bath's Timeline

May 12, 1442
Trafford, Lancashire, England
June 6, 1470
Age 28
Trafford, Lancashire, England, (Present UK)
Age 37
Age 42
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Age 44
Herefordshire, England
Age 44
Leigh, Lancashire, England
Age 51
Trafford, Lancastershire, England
August 15, 1514
Age 72
Clifton, Cheshire, England