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Alexander Besford

Male Abt 1290 - Aft 1367  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Alexander Besford  [1
    Born Abt 1290  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1367  [2
    Person ID I10651  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of FF, Ancestor of FW, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of Thomas Butler, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 

    Father Alexander Besford,   b. Abt 1258,   d. Bef 1341  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Margery,   d. Aft 1300 
    Family ID F6252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan 
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Besford,   b. of Fladbury, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1400
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F6212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Paul C. Reed in "Another Look at Joan de Harley: Will Her Real Descendants Please Rise?" (citation details below) states that this Alexander Besford "was a knight of the shire in 1344", citing T. Nash, Collections for the History of Worcestershire (1781) which says that Besford served in the Parliament at Sarum in 18 Edward III (25 Jan 1344 - 24 Jan 1345).

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    2. [S830] Paul C. Reed, "Another Look at Joan de Harley: Will Her Real Descendants Please Rise?" The Genealogist 10:35, Spring 1989, p. 35.