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About Joan Beke

Jane De Stafford was born 1329 in Tunbridge, Staffordshire, England. She was the daughter of 2. Sir Ralph De Stafford Earl of Stafford and 3. Katherine De Hastang.

She married Sir Nicholas Beke, son of Sir Robert Beke and Mary Mariota Willoughby. He was born Abt. 1320 in Tene, Staffordshire, England, and died Aft. Sep 1369.

They had 1 daughter (Elizabeth, wife of Sir Robert de Swinnerton, 4th Lord


With Nicholas probably ended the male line of the Becks, who were in fact Draycotes. We learn from a suit at Stafford in 1402 that his mother's name was Mary or Mariota de Bek and that he himself married a wife named Joan, and they were both living in 1348. He left two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret who died sine prole.



  • Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999. Page: 32-32
  • Richardson, Douglas, and Kimball G. Everingham. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families. Vol. V. Salt Lake City, UT.: Douglas Richardson., 2013. Pages 9-11.
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Joan Beke's Timeline

Eresby, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Eresby, Lincolnshire, England
Age 7
Blore, Staffordshire, England
Age 19