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Robert I de Stafford

Male - Abt 1088


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  • Name Robert I de Stafford  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1088  Evesham Abbey, Evesham, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Evesham Abbey, Evesham, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I261  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Roger I de Tosny,   b. Between 985 and 995,   d. Between 1038 and 1043  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Godehildis 
    Married Bef Aug 1027  [2
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (Unknown Person Not Actually Named Avice de Clare) 
    Children 
    +1. Nicholas I de Stafford,   d. Bef Aug 1138
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F2861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Robert de Tosny, de Toeni. Changed his name on command of William the Conqueror, when William gave him Stafford Castle. Sheriff of Staffordshire 1072-85. Died as a monk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S39] A History of the Parish of Tatenhill in the County of Stafford by Sir Reginald Hardy. London: Harrison and Sons, 1907.

    2. [S80] Peter Stewart, "Origin and Early Generations of the Tosny Family," July 2009, rev. March 2012.

    3. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    4. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.