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  • ID: I6294
  • Name: Sir Hugh Stafford Earl of Stafford 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • LDS Baptism: 25 OCT 1927
  • Burial: Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England
  • Endowment: 10 OCT 1930 SGEOR - St. George Utah
  • Title: 2nd Earl Stafford
  • Event: Title (Facts Pg) 2ND Earl Of Stafford
  • Birth: BEF 1342 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England 5 4 2 3
  • Event: Alt. Death Alt. Death 13 OCT 1386 Rhodes, Greece 4
  • Death: 16 OCT 1386 in On The Isle Of Rhodes En Route From The Holy Land
  • Birth: 1334 in Staffordshire, England 6
  • Burial: Priory Of Stone, Staffordshire, England
  • Note:
    Hugh de Stafford, 2nd Earl of Stafford, KG (1375/6); born by 1342; served Hundred Years War in Aquitaine 1359 and Spain 1367; married by 1 March 1350/1 Philippa, daughter of 11th Earl of Warwick of the 1088 creation, and died 13 Oct 1386. [Burke's Peerage]


    Sir Hugh Stafford, KG, b. in or before 1342, d. Rhodes 16 Oct 1386, MP, 1371, Earl of Stafford. [Magna Charta Sureties]




    HUGH (DE STAFFORD), EARL OF STAFFORD, LORD STAFFORD and LORD AUDLEY, 2nd but 1st surviving son and heir, was born in or before 1342. On his mother's death in 1348 he succeeded (according to modern doctrine) as LORD AUDLEY. In 1359 he joined the Prince of Wales in Aquitaine, and served there for several years. In 1367 he went with the Prince into Spain. On 8 January 1370/1 he was summoned to Parliament v.p. as Hugh DE STAFFORD; from 6 October 1372 as Hugh, EARL OF STAFFORD. From 12 February 1372/3 to 12 November 1373 he was in commissions. In June 1373 he went to Calais. On 23 August 1374 he was a guarantor of the King's loan from the Bardi. In 1375 he went with the Duke of Brittany to Brittany. K.G. between 11 November 1375 and April 1376. After 30 April 1376 he was appointed one of the Earls to consult with the Commons, and one of the King's "Continual Councillors." On the accession of Richard II, he was reappointed to the Council. From July 1377 to 1386 he was in Commissions. On 16 July 1377 he carved bread and meat before the King at his Coronation, at table in the great hall of Westminster. In 1378 he was rebuked for arrogant language towards the Commons by John Philipot; and on 11 August he slew Robert Hawksley in the quire of Westminster Abbey. On 8 May 1383 he was directed to prepare against invasion in Cornwall. On 20 July 1384 he was licensed with his firstborn son Ralph to hunt in all the King's parks in the presence of the keepers. In 1385 he was going to Scotland on the King's service; but in October the expedition was abandoned. On 20 August 1385 he was appointed steward and bailiff of the Hundred of Macclesfield, forester of Macclesfield, and custodian of the park; on 16 November 1385 he had lent 100 to the King. On 27 March 1386 he was licensed to voyage to parts overseas.

    He married, before 1 March 1350/1, Philippe, daughter of Thomas (DE BEAUCHAMP), EARL OF WARWICK, by Katharine, daughter of Roger (DE MORTIMER), 1st EARL OF MARCH. She died before 6 April 1386, and was buried at Stone. He died 16 October 1386 at Rhodes, and was buried at Stone. [Complete Peerage XII/1:177-9, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Was a warrior like his father, fighting in France when only 17. Was made Earl in 1372. Died at Rhodes on his way from a Crusade in the Holy Land
  • _PHOTO:
  • File: C:\Users\Rita\Documents\Family Tree Maker\Thomas M. Denton(1) Media\Stafford Castle-4.jpg
  • Title: Stafford Castle

    Father: Sir Ralph De Stafford Earl of Stafford b: 24 SEP 1301 in Tunbridge Castle, Kent, England
    Mother: Margaret Baroness De Audley b: BEF 1325 in Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Philippa De Beauchamp b: ABT 1342 in Elmley, Gloucestershire, England
    • Married: BET 01 MAR 1350 AND 1351 in England 5 2 3
    1. Has Children Margaret De Stafford Countess Of Westmoreland b: ABT 1364 in Brancepeth, Durham, England
    2. Has No Children Ralph Stafford b: ABT 1365 in Staffordshire, England
    3. Has No Children Thomas Stafford b: 1368 in Staffordshire, England
    4. Has No Children William Stafford b: 21 SEP 1375 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England
    5. Has No Children Humphrey Stafford b: ABT 1376
    6. Has No Children Catharine (Katherine) Stafford b: ABT 1376 in Staffordshire, England
    7. Has Children Sir Edmond Stafford b: 02 MAR 1377 in Staffordshire, England
    8. Has No Children Joan Stafford b: 1378 in Holland, Lancashire, England
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth De Stafford b: 1382 in Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, England
    10. Has No Children Hugh Stafford b: ABT 1382 in Staffordshire, England

    Marriage 2 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: BET 01 MAR 1350 AND 1351 in England

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and theUnited Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      DATE: 2000 _PAREN: Y
      Page: XII/1:442
    2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, byFrederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      DATE: 24 Oct 2000 _PAREN: Y
      Page: 10-32
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by WalterLee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      DATE: 8 Dec 2000 _PAREN: Y
      Page: 5-7
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles MosleyEditor-in-Chief, 1999
      DATE: 2000 _PAREN: Y
      Page: 2680
    5. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and theUnited Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      DATE: 2000 _PAREN: Y
      Page: XII/1:177-9
    6. Title: Roots Web
      _PAREN: Y
      Page: Craig Rice
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