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William de Stafford

Male Abt 1255 - Aft 1338  (~ 84 years)

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  • Name William de Stafford  [1
    Born Abt 1255  of Sandon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1338  [2
    Person ID I13120  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 

    Father William de Stafford,   d. 1258 
    Mother Auda de Vernon,   d. Between 1276 and 1279 
    Family ID F4918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cecily de Waure 
    +1. William de Stafford,   b. of Bramshall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1326 and 1339
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F8233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Knighted 1275/80; Knight of the Shire for Stafford 1290, 1298, 1306, 1307/8, 1311/2, 1313, and 1318. He supported Thomas, Earl of Lancaster and was taken prisoner following the rebel defeat at the battle of Boroughbridge, 16 Mar 1322. He was imprisoned at Alton Castle whence his grandsons tried to release him. He was pardoned 19 Mar 1323. In 1328, the Sheriff of Staffordshire referred to him as 'so old and infirm.'" [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

      Given by The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz as possibly, not certainly, a son of William de Stafford and Auda de Vernon.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4444] Brandon Fradd, "The Stafford Marriage of Edmund Lowe: An Addition to the Ancestry of Christopher Batt1, Immigrant to New England." The Genealogist 17:86, Spring 2003.

    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.