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Joan de Stafford

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joan de Stafford (daughter of Ralph de Stafford and Katherine de Hastang).

    Joan married Nicholas de Beke. Nicholas (son of Robert de Beke and Mary) was born , of Hopton in St. Mary's, Staffordshire, England; died Bef 24 Jul 1359. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth de Beke

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ralph de Stafford was born 24 Sep 1301, Amington in Tamworth, Warwickshire, England (son of Edmund de Stafford and Margaret Basset); died 31 Aug 1372, Tonbridge Castle, Kent, England; was buried , Tonbridge, Kent, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: St. Edith's, Tamworth, Warwickshire, England

    Notes:

    Earl of Stafford. Steward of the Royal Household, 6 Jan 1341 to 29 Mar 1345, when he assumed the position of Seneschal of Aquitaine. King's lieutenant in Gascony, 1350 and onward. One of the 26 founding members, and the fifth knight, of the Order of the Garter. As a young man he supported the plot to free the young Edward III from his mother's lover, Roger Mortimer; he was subsequently a close member of Edward III's retinue for the rest of his life. He was also a notably competent soldier and diplomat in the Hundred Year's War.

    Fought at Crécy.

    Summoned to Parliament by writ 29 Nov 1336 to 25 Nov 1350.

    "He [...] sensationally abducted Margaret de Audley, 2nd Baroness Audley, daughter of Hugh de Audley, 1st Earl of Gloucester and Margaret de Clare, who was worth at least £2314 a year, more than ten times his own estates. Her parents filed a complaint with King Edward III of England, but the King supported Stafford's actions. In compensation, the King appeased Hugh and Margaret by creating Hugh the 1st Earl of Gloucester. [Wikipedia]

    Ralph married Katherine de Hastang Bef 9 Feb 1327. Katherine (daughter of John de Hastang and Eve) died Bef 6 Jul 1336. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Katherine de Hastang (daughter of John de Hastang and Eve); died Bef 6 Jul 1336.
    Children:
    1. Margaret de Stafford died Aft 22 Aug 1373.
    2. 1. Joan de Stafford


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edmund de Stafford was born 15 Jul 1273, of Castle near Stafford, Staffordshire, England (son of Nicholas de Stafford and (Unknown) de Langley); died Bef 12 Aug 1308; was buried , Friars Minor, Stafford, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Summoned to Parliament by writs 6 Feb 1299 to 20 Aug 1307.

    Edmund married Margaret Basset Bef 1299. Margaret (daughter of Ralph Basset and Hawise) died 17 Mar 1337; was buried , Tysoe, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Margaret Basset (daughter of Ralph Basset and Hawise); died 17 Mar 1337; was buried , Tysoe, Warwickshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. Ralph de Stafford was born 24 Sep 1301, Amington in Tamworth, Warwickshire, England; died 31 Aug 1372, Tonbridge Castle, Kent, England; was buried , Tonbridge, Kent, England.
    2. Richard de Stafford was born Abt 1305, of Pipe, Staffordshire, England; died 13 Aug 1380.

  3. 6.  John de Hastang was born , of Chebsey, Staffordshire, England (son of Robert de Hastang); died Bef 1333.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Budbrook, Warwickshire, England

    Notes:

    Steward of the Queen's Household, Aug 1306. Justice in Shropshire, 1314 and 1317.

    John married Eve. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Eve
    Children:
    1. 3. Katherine de Hastang died Bef 6 Jul 1336.
    2. Thomas de Hastang was born , of Chebsey, Staffordshire, England; died Between 13 Apr 1345 and 1348.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Nicholas de Stafford was born , of Stafford, Staffordshire, England (son of Robert de Stafford and Alice Corbet); died Abt 1 Aug 1287, Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales; was buried , Stone, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Died at the siege of Droslin Castle in Wales, crushed by a falling wall.

    Nicholas married (Unknown) de Langley. (Unknown) (daughter of Geoffrey de Langley and Matilda de Brightwell) died Bef 1287. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  (Unknown) de Langley (daughter of Geoffrey de Langley and Matilda de Brightwell); died Bef 1287.

    Notes:

    CP calls her "probably da. of Geoffrey de Langley" and notes that "In 1272 a Staffordshire jury stated that the King had given [Nicholas de Stafford] in marriage to a da. of Geoffrey de 'Langeley'."

    Children:
    1. 4. Edmund de Stafford was born 15 Jul 1273, of Castle near Stafford, Staffordshire, England; died Bef 12 Aug 1308; was buried , Friars Minor, Stafford, Staffordshire, England.

  3. 10.  Ralph Basset was born , of Drayton Basset, Staffordshire, England (son of Ralph Basset and Margaret de Somery); died 31 Dec 1299; was buried , Drayton, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    "Ralph Basset, s. and h. of the above, served in the French and Scottish wars. He suc. his father 4 Aug. 1265. He held lands of Ralph Basset of Weldon 1284/5; he was sum. to attend the King at Shrewsbury, 28 June (1283) 11 Edw. I, and was sum. to Parl. 23 June (1295) 23 Edw. I to 10 Apr. (1299) 27 Edw. I, by writs directed Radulfo Basset de Drayton whereby he is held to have become Basset of Drayton. He m. Hawise. He d. 31 Dec. 1299, and was bur. at Drayton." [Complete Peerage II:2]

    Ralph married Hawise. Hawise died Bef 20 Mar 1317. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Hawise died Bef 20 Mar 1317.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 20 May 1317

    Notes:

    This post by John P. Ravilious, from 2005, conjectures based on good circumstantial evidence that she was a daughter of Hugh le Despenser (d. 1265) by his wife Aline Basset (1245-1281).

    Children:
    1. 5. Margaret Basset died 17 Mar 1337; was buried , Tysoe, Warwickshire, England.

  5. 12.  Robert de Hastang (son of Robert de Hastang and Joan de Curti); died 1304.
    Children:
    1. 6. John de Hastang was born , of Chebsey, Staffordshire, England; died Bef 1333.