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Humphrey Stafford

Male 1400 - 1450  (50 years)


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  • Name Humphrey Stafford 
    Born 1400  of Grafton, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1450  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I18780  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 

    Father Humphrey Stafford,   b. Abt 1384, of Grafton, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1419  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burdet,   d. Bef 1419 
    Married Bef 1400  [2
    Family ID F11654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Aylesbury,   b. Abt 1406,   d. Aft 1475  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Aft 2 Jan 1424  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Stafford
    +2. Humphrey Stafford,   b. Between 1426 and 1427, of Grafton, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1486, Tyburn Elms, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F11653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knight of the shire for Worcestershire, 1423-24, 1426, 1447, 1449. Knight of the shire for Staffordshire 1427-28. Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, 1423-24, 1430-01. Sheriff of Worcestershire, 1431-32. Sheriff of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 1437-38. Sheriff of Warwickshire and Leicestershire 1438-39. Sheriff of Herefordshire and the Welsh Marches, 1446-47.

      With his brother William, he led a force of royal loyalists in an attempt to suppress the rebellion of Jack Cade. The royal contingent was ambushed by a larger group of rebels at Sevenoaks and he and his brother were both killed. Cade took the expensive clothing and armor of Humphrey Stafford as his own.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013.