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Humphrey Stafford

Male Abt 1379 - 1442  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Humphrey Stafford  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1379  of Hooke, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 1442  [3, 6, 7
    Buried Abbotsbury Abbey, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I5225  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 

    Father Humphrey Stafford,   b. Aft 1341, of Southwick in North Bradley, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1413  (Age < 70 years) 
    Mother Alice Grenville,   b. Abt 1344,   d. Bef 1386  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Bef 1365  [6, 8, 9
    Family ID F13423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Maltravers,   b. Abt 1378,   d. Bef Jan 1420  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Bef Oct 1397  [6
    Children 
    +1. Alice Stafford,   d. Bef 24 Apr 1448
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F3047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sheriff of Staffordshire 1403-04; Sheriff of Somerset and Dorset 1415-16. Knight of the shire for Staffordshire in 1406 and knight of the shire for Dorset ten times between Apr 1414 and 1432.

      He was Knight of the Body to Henry V at his coronation in 1413. In his later years he was styled Sir Humphrey "of the silver hand," because of his use of an artificial limb after the loss of one of his own.

  • Sources 
    1. [S877] Mark Noble, "History of the Beautiful Elizabeth Blount." The Genealogist volume II, p. 44. London, 1878.

    2. [S3405] "Stafford of Suthwyke in North Bradley, Wilts, and of Hoke, Dorset." Wiltshire Notes and Queries, March 1900.

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

    4. [S59] Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees ed. A. R. Maddison, based on the work of Arthur Staunton Larken. London, 1902-06., place only.

    5. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998., place only.

    6. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    7. [S879] "G. S. S.", "Pedigree of Maltravers, Baron Maltravers." Collectanea topographica et genealogica 3:77, 1836., year only.

    8. [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., "about 1365".

    9. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site., "c. 1365".