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Alfred de Brightwell

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Alfred de Brightwell was born in in of Brightwell, Oxfordshire, England.

    Alfred married . Unknown [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 2. Richard fitz Alfred de Brightwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Brightwell, Oxfordshire, England.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard fitz Alfred de Brightwell Descendancy chart to this point (1.Alfred1) was born in in of Brightwell, Oxfordshire, England.

    Richard married . Unknown [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Robert de Brightwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Brightwell, Oxfordshire, England; died before 25 Sep 1236.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Robert de Brightwell Descendancy chart to this point (2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was born in in of Brightwell, Oxfordshire, England; died before 25 Sep 1236.

    Robert married . Unknown [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Matilda de Brightwell  Descendancy chart to this point was buried in Grey Friars, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Matilda de Brightwell Descendancy chart to this point (3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was buried in Grey Friars, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.

    Matilda married Geoffrey de Langley before 25 Sep 1236. Geoffrey (son of Walter de Langley and Emma de Lacy) was born about 1200 in of Pinley, Warwickshire, England; died before 22 Sep 1274; was buried in Grey Friars, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. (Unknown) de Langley  Descendancy chart to this point died before 1287.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  (Unknown) de Langley Descendancy chart to this point (4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) died before 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'."

    (Unknown) married Nicholas de Stafford. Nicholas (son of Robert de Stafford and Alice Corbet) was born in in of Stafford, Staffordshire, England; died about 1 Aug 1287 in Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire, Wales; was buried in Stone, Staffordshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Edmund de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 15 Jul 1273 in of Castle near Stafford, Staffordshire, England; died before 12 Aug 1308; was buried in Friars Minor, Stafford, Staffordshire, England.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Edmund de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was born on 15 Jul 1273 in of Castle near Stafford, Staffordshire, England; died before 12 Aug 1308; was buried in Friars Minor, Stafford, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

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

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

    Children:
    1. 7. Ralph de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Sep 1301 in Amington in Tamworth, Warwickshire, England; died on 31 Aug 1372 in Tonbridge Castle, Kent, England; was buried in Tonbridge, Kent, England.
    2. 8. Richard de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1305 in of Pipe, Staffordshire, England; died on 13 Aug 1380.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Ralph de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was born on 24 Sep 1301 in Amington in Tamworth, Warwickshire, England; died on 31 Aug 1372 in Tonbridge Castle, Kent, England; was buried in 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 before 9 Feb 1327. Katherine (daughter of John de Hastang and Eve) died before 6 Jul 1336. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 9. Margaret de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died after 22 Aug 1373.
    2. 10. Joan de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point

    Ralph married Margaret de Audley before 6 Jul 1336. Margaret (daughter of Hugh de Audley and Margaret de Clare) was born about 1323; died after 28 Jan 1348; was buried in Tonbridge, Kent, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 11. Beatrice de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died on 13 Apr 1415.
    2. 12. Elizabeth de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died on 7 Aug 1375.
    3. 13. Hugh de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1342; died on 16 Oct 1386 in Isle of Rhodes; was buried in Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England.

  2. 8.  Richard de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was born about 1305 in of Pipe, Staffordshire, England; died on 13 Aug 1380.

    Notes:

    Seneschal of Gascony, 1361. Steward of Edward the "Black Prince." Knight of the shire for Staffordshire, 1341. Summoned to Parliament by writs, 8 Jan 1371 to 20 Oct 1379.

    Present at the siege of Bergerac (1345). At Crécy (1346) and the siege of Calais (1347).

    Richard married Isabel de Vernon before 16 Mar 1339. Isabel (daughter of Richard de Vernon and Maud de Camville) died before 1351 and 1371. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 14. Katherine de Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point


Generation: 8

  1. 9.  Margaret de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (7.Ralph7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) died after 22 Aug 1373.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1375

    Margaret married John de Stafford. John (son of William de Stafford and Isabel de Stafford) was born in in of Bramshall, Staffordshire, England; died before 1369. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 15. Ralph Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Grafton, Worcestershire, England; died on 1 Mar 1410.
    2. 16. Humphrey Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died on 31 Oct 1413; was buried in Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset, England.

  2. 10.  Joan de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (7.Ralph7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1)

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

    Children:
    1. 17. Elizabeth de Beke  Descendancy chart to this point

  3. 11.  Beatrice de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (7.Ralph7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) died on 13 Apr 1415.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 14 Apr 1415

    Beatrice married Thomas de Ros after 1 Jan 1359. Thomas (son of William IV de Ros and Margery de Badlesmere) was born on 13 Jan 1337 in Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, England; died on 8 Jun 1384 in Uffington, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 18. Margaret de Ros  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in of Helmsley, Yorkshire, England; died before 1415.
    2. 19. Elizabeth de Ros  Descendancy chart to this point died in Mar 1424.

  4. 12.  Elizabeth de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (7.Ralph7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) died on 7 Aug 1375.

    Elizabeth married John de Ferrers after 19 Oct 1349. John (son of Robert de Ferrers and Margaret) was born about 10 Aug 1331 in Southoe, Huntingdonshire, England; died on 3 Apr 1367 in Nájera, La Rioja, Castile, Spain. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 20. Robert Ferrers  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 31 Oct 1357 in of Chartley, Staffordshire, England; died on 12 Mar 1412; was buried in Merevale Abbey, Warwickshire, England.

  5. 13.  Hugh de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (7.Ralph7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1) was born before 1342; died on 16 Oct 1386 in Isle of Rhodes; was buried in Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England.

    Notes:

    Earl of Stafford. Privy councillor, 1377. Sheriff of Cheshire, 1385. He was summoned to Parliament 8 Jan 1371 and from 6 Oct 1372. He died on the Isle of Rhodes while returning home from a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

    Hugh married Philippe de Beauchamp before 1 Mar 1351. Philippe (daughter of Thomas de Beauchamp and Katherine de Mortimer) died before 6 Apr 1386; was buried in Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 21. Margaret Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died on 9 Jun 1396; was buried in Brancepeth, Durham, England.
    2. 22. Katherine Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point died on 8 Apr 1419; was buried in Wingfield, Suffolk, England.
    3. 23. Edmund Stafford  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 2 Mar 1377; died on 22 Jul 1403.

  6. 14.  Katherine de Stafford Descendancy chart to this point (8.Richard7, 6.Edmund6, 5.(Unknown)5, 4.Matilda4, 3.Robert3, 2.Richard2, 1.Alfred1)

    Katherine married Thomas de Arderne. Thomas (son of John de Arderne and Ellen de Wasteneys) was born in 1328 in of Elford, Staffordshire, England; died before 1 Jul 1391. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 24. John Arderne  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 12 Mar 1369 in Elford, Staffordshire, England; died on 2 Jul 1408; was buried in Elford, Staffordshire, England.