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  • ID: I07670
  • Name: Hugh STAFFORD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: @#DJULIAN@ BEF 1342 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England 1 2 3 4
  • Burial: Stone Priory,Staffordshire,England,,,
  • Title: Kg, 2Nd Earl Of Stafford
  • Reference Number: HPM8-F8
  • Event: Alt. Death @#DJULIAN@ 6 OCT 1386 Rhodes,Greece,,,,
  • Note: Alt. Death 2
  • Death: @#DJULIAN@ 16 OCT 1386 in Rhodes,Greece,,,, 3 1
  • Event: Alt. Death @#DJULIAN@ 13 OCT 1386 Rhodes,Greece,,,,
  • Note: Alt. Death 4
  • 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 ofWarwick 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 tomodern 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 wassummoned 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 toCalais. 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 30April 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. FromJuly 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 forarrogant 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 inCornwall. 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 16November 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)]

    Father: Ralph (Sir) Earl Of de STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 24 SEP 1301 in Tunbridge, Staffordshire, England
    Mother: Margaret Baroness de AUDLEY b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1312 in Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, England

    Marriage 1 Philippa de BEAUCHAMP b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1342 in Of,Elmley,Gloucestershire,England,,
    • Married: @#DJULIAN@ BEF 1 MAR 1350 in England 3 1 2
    1. Has No Children William STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 21 SEP 1375 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England
    2. Has No Children Humphrey STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1376
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth de STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 1382 in Stafford Castle,Staffordshire,England,,,
    4. Has No Children Ralph STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1365 in Staffordshire, England
    5. Has Children Edmund STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 2 MAR 1377 in Staffordshire, England
    6. Has No Children Catharine (Katherine) STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1376 in Staffordshire, England
    7. Has Children Margaret de Countess Of Westmoreland STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 1364 in Brancepeth, Durham, England
    8. Has No Children Hugh STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1382 in Staffordshire, England
    9. Has No Children Thomas STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 1368 in Staffordshire, England
    10. Has No Children Joan STAFFORD b: @#DJULIAN@ 1378 in Holland,Lancashire,England,,,

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom
      Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, TYPE: Publishing
      Source Quality: 2
    2. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists
      Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, TYPE: Publishing
      Source Quality: 2
    3. Author: Frederick Lewis Weis
      Title: The Magna Charta Sureties 1215
      Publication: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co.; Location: Baltimore, Maryland; Date: 1999;

      Frederick Lewis Weis, The Magna Charta Sureties 1215 (Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999),
    4. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage
      Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, TYPE: Publishing
      Source Quality: 2
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