Lady Mary de Hardy (Stanley)

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Mary de Hardy (Stanley)

Birthplace: Knocking, Shropshire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Stanley, 9th Baron Strange of Knockin and Joan Stanley, 10th Baroness Strange of Knockin Strange
Wife of John Hardy, Alderman of London
Mother of Sir Michael de Hardy, Kt. and Sir John Hardy
Sister of Jane Stanley; Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby; John Stanley; Sir James Stanley; Eleanor Stanley and 5 others
Half sister of Margaret Osbaldeston

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About Lady Mary de Hardy (Stanley)

Stirnet's "Stanley02" page does not mention this Mary. indicates that the early recorded generations of the Hardy family (including this Mary and her husband John) are fictional.

From an anecdotal source, she was of royal blood descended from King Edward

She was born Abt. 1500 in Knockin, Shropshire, England, and died 1543


  • Mary STANLEY
  • Born: BEF 1498, York, England
  • Father: George STANLEY (B. Strange of Knockin)
  • Mother: Joan STRANGE (10° B. Strange of Knockin)
  • Married: John De HARDY (Sir Lord Mayor of London) (b. BEF 1510 - d. ABT 1543/1546) (Wurts. Vol 1--11, pp. 68, 121,231;Vol.III, pp.389--395;Vol VIII, p.2859.) ABT 1525, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Michael De HARDY (Sir) (b. ABT 1530 - d. 17 Jan 1617/18) (m. Alice (Allison) Shelton)
    • 2. John De HARDY (d. ABT 1641)
    • 3. William De HARDY
  • From: STANLEY1



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Lady Mary de Hardy (Stanley)'s Timeline

Knocking, Shropshire, England
Age 24
Wetwang, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
May 9, 1554
Age 48
North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 51
Age 51