Birth24 Sep 1301, Stafford, Staffordshire, England94014,94015,94016,94017,94018,94019
Birth Memo1299?
Death31 Aug 1372, Stafford, Staffordshire, England94020,94021,94022,94023,94018,94024,94025
Death MemoTonbridge?
Burialaft 31 Aug 1372, Tonbridge Priory, Kent, England94026,94027
Burial Memowith his 2nd wife at the feet of Margaret’s parents
FatherEdmund Stafford (1273-<1308)
MotherMargaret Basset (ca1273-1336)
Misc. Notes
Pg 1 Ralph De Stafford, Earl of Stafford13599
Pg 338 Ralph de Stafford, Baron of Stafford, co Stafford, 2nd Lord Stafford. His 1st wife, Katherine de Hastang d: well bef 6 Jul 1336 on which date a commission was appointed to enquire into a complaint by Hugh de Audley, Lord Audley, soon to be created Earl of Gloucester, that Ralph de Stafford and others (mostly relatives) broke his close at Thaxted, Essex, carried away his goods, abducted Margaret his dau & heiress, and Marr: her against her will. Margaret was then aged abt 12. King Edward III intervened to protect Ralph, & after making his peace, Ralph and Margaret were given the reversion to a large part of the Gloucester inheritance. ... Ralph was summoned to Parliament fm 29 Nov 1336 as Radulpho Baroni de Stafford, and was a Founder Knight of the Order of the Garter 23 Apr 1349. He was created Earl of Stafford 5 Mar 1350/1.

Pg 1 Sir Ralph de Stafford, K.G. (136-6)13600
Pg 19 Line 28, Sir Ralph de Stafford, K.G., 23 Apr 1349, Earl of Stafford

Pg 64 Line 55, 32. Sir Ralph de Stafford, K.G. 23 Apr 1349, 1st Earl of Stafford20806

Pg 78 Ralph De Stafford, Knight of the Garter 23 Apr 1348, as one of the founders; created Earl of Stafford, 5 Mar 1350/1. (2) V, 736, XI, 100-10147952

Image 1221 Vol 22 Pg 1231 Ralph de Stafford, first earl of Stafford, served Edward III in Flanders 1338-40; led reinforcements to Britanny 1342; taken prisoner at Vannes and exchanged; seneschal of Aquitaine 1345; fought at Crecy and at siege of Calais; defeated French near Agen 1352; fought in Scotland and 1356 at Poltiers; assisted at treat of Bretigny 1360; died at Tonbridge (liii. 456)13602

Pg 154 Washington of Sulgrave Manor England: Pedigree: Ralph, 1st Earl of Stafford81209

Vol 2 Image 126 Ralph, 1st Earl Stafford, K.G.13603
Spouses
Birthca 1301
FatherJohn de Hastang (ca1280-)
MotherEve (ca1280-)
Marriageabt 132694028,94030
Marr Memo/1327
ChildrenMargaret (ca1327-)
Birthca 132094037,94038,94039,94040
Birth MemoJan 1318? 1327-29? bef 6 Jul 1336? bef 1325?
Death16 Sep 134894041,94042,94043,94044
Death Memo7 Sep 1347? 1349? aft 28 Jan 1347/8?
Burialaft 16 Sep 1348, Tonbridge, Kent, England94045
Burial Memowith her husband and parents
FatherHugh De Audley (1289-1347)
MotherMargaret De Clare (1293-1342)
Misc. Notes
Pg 338 11 Margaret de Audley & Ralph Stafford had 2 sons and 5 daughters13599

Pg 1 Line 1, Margaret de Audley, wid, Maurice, Earl of Desmond13600

Vol 2 Image 126 Lady Margaret (Audley)13603
Marr Memobef 6 Jul 1336
ChildrenRalph (ca1330-1347)
 Elizabeth (ca1334-1375)
 Joan (ca1337-<1397)
 Beatrix (1340-1415)
 Hugh (1342-1386)
 Katherine (<1348-<1361)
Last Modified 5 Apr 2015Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore