Name: Philippa de Beauchamp
Given Name: Philippa
Surname: de Beauchamp
Suffix: Countess of Stafford
Birth: Bef 1344 in Warwick, Worchester, England
Death: 6 Apr 1386
Change Date: 23 Jun 2012 at 09:54
Philippa de Beauchamp
Philippa de Beauchamp (before 1344-6 April 1386) was the da ughter of Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick and Kat herine Mortimer.
On or before 1 March 1350 she married Hugh de Stafford, 2n d Earl of Stafford, son of Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl of S tafford and Margaret Audley, Baroness Audley.
Philippa and Hugh had seven children.
1.Sir Ralph de Stafford (born about 1354\endash 1385). Ralp h was killed by King Richard II's half-brother, Sir John Ho lland in a feud during an expedition against the Scots in M ay 1385, over a retainer's death by one of Ralph's archers.
2.Margaret de Stafford, (b. abt. 1364\endash 9 June 1396) , married Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland.
3.Thomas de Stafford, 3rd Earl of Stafford (b. abt. 1368\en dash 4 July 1392). Inherited at age of 18. Married Anne Pla ntagenet, daughter of Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Glou cester and Eleanor de Bohun. No issue.(marriage was reporte dly never consummated)
4.William Stafford, 4th Earl of Stafford (21 September 1375 \endash 6 April 1395). Inherited from his brother at the ag e of 14. He was a ward of the Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duk e of Gloucester. He died at 19, no issue.
5.Katherine de Stafford (b. abt. 1376\endash 8 April 1419) , married Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk
6.Edmund Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford (2 March 1377\endas h 22 July 1403), inherited title from his brother at the ag e of 17. He married Anne of Gloucester, the widow of his el der brother Thomas.
7.Joan de Stafford (1378\endash 1 October 1442), married Th omas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey. No issue.
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Richard Glanville-Brown, correspondence, Richard Glanville- Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), August 17, 2005.
G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H . White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors , The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Grea t Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dorman t. new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910\endash 1959; reprint i n 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000 ), volume XII/2, page 547.
Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage. 106 th edition, 2 vols., Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (G enealogical Books) Ltd, 1999
Father: Thomas de Beauchamp b: 14 Feb 1314 in Warwick Castle, Elmley, Warwickshire, England
Mother: Katherine Mortimer b: 1314 in Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England
Hugh Stafford b: 1336 in Staffordshire, England
1 Mar 1350
- Change Date:
3 Dec 2011
- Margaret Stafford b: 1364 in Brancepeth, Durham, England
- Catharine (Katherine) Stafford b: Abt 1366 in Wingfield, Suffolk, England