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Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford[1, 2, 3]

Male 1301 - 1372  (70 years)


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  • Name Ralph Stafford  [4
    Suffix 1st Earl of Stafford 
    Born 24 Sep 1301  Tunbridge, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1372  Tunbridge, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1294  Main
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 

    Family Margaret De Audley,   b. 1318, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1349  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1336  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Hugh Stafford, K.G.,   b. 1343, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1386, Rhodes, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1301 - Tunbridge, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1336 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1372 - Tunbridge, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wikipedia article:

      "Sir Ralph Stafford (24 September 1301 - 31 August 1372, also Ralph de Stafford) was an English soldier and nobleman, and became a founding Knight of the Garter in 1348.

      Stafford was summoned to Parliament as the 2nd Baron Stafford from 1337 to 1350. He was created 1st Earl of Stafford in 1351. He served as a military leader under King Edward II, fighting in campaigns in Scotland, then in Brittany, France, where he was captured during the Siege of Nantes. He died in 1372 at Tunbridge, Kent."

      One of the 25 founders of the Garter (1348)

      See Wikipedia for Knights of the Garter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_Garter

    Occupation:
    • 1st Earl of Stafford KG

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S1052] Roderick N. Lawson, (http://www.afn.org/~lawson/).

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    4. [S792] Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Stafford%2C_1st_Earl_of_Stafford (Reliability: 0).