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Families covered: Stafford of Clifton, Stafford of Stafford

Hervey Bagot of Stafford (b c1140, d before 25.08.1214)
m. (c1171) Millicent de Stafford (b c1150, dau of Robert, Lord of Stafford)
BE1883 (Stafford) reports that Hervey, "a Staffordshire gentleman of ancient family", had to sell the lordship of Drayton in order to raise the funds necessary to obtain livery of his wife's inheritance. One source indicated that Hervey Bagot was in fact named Harvey Basset but confusion may have arisen because there was a well-known branch of the Bassets at Drayton. Indeed, the dates indicate that Drayton may have moved into the Basset family from this Hervey. , Collins (vol 2, 1841, 'Stafford-Howard, Earl of Stafford', p469+), which skips through the generations covered by this page, just identifies him as "of an ancient Family in those parts".
1. Hervey de Stafford (d before 12.05.1237)
  m. (by 1214) Petronilla de Ferrers (dau of William de Ferrers, 3rd Earl of Derby)
A. Hervey de Stafford (dsp before 07.10.1241)
  m. Mabel of Robert de Mucegros (a 04.1242, dau of Robert de Mucegros)
  B. Robert de Stafford (d before 04.06.1261)
  m1. Alice Corbet (dau of Thomas Corbet of Caus)
  i. Nicholas de Stafford (d c1293)
  We have seen reported that Nicholas married Eleanor, daughter of Thomas de Clinton, but, whilst BE1883 does not name his wife, TCP identifies her as ...
  m. ?? (probably dau of Geoffrey de Langley)
  a. Edmund de Stafford, 1st Lord (b 15.07.1273, d before 12.08.1308)
  m. (by1298) Margaret Basset (d 17.03.1336/7, dau of Ralph Basset, 1st Lord of Drayton)
(1) Ralph de Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, Earl of Gloucester (b 24.09.1301, d 31.08.1372)
  m1. (c1326/7) Katharine Hastang (dau of Sir John Hastang of Chebsey)
  m2. (before 06.07.1336) Margaret Audley (d after 28.01.1347/8, dau of Hugh de Audley, Earl of Gloucester)
  (A) Ralph de Stafford (dvpsp 1347)
  m. (01.11.1344) Maud Plantagenet (d 1362, dau of Henry Plantagenet, Earl of Lancaster, Leicester & Derby)
  (B) Hugh de Stafford, 2nd Earl of Stafford (b by 1342, d 10.1386)
  m. (before 01.03.1350/1) Philippa Beauchamp (dau of Thomas de Beauchamp, 3rd Earl of Warwick)
  (i) Ralph de Stafford (d unm 1385)
  (ii) Thomas de Stafford, 3rd Earl of Stafford (b by 1368, dsp 04.07.1392)
  m. Anne Plantagenet (who later married his brother Edmund)
  (iii) William de Stafford, 4th Earl of Stafford (b 21.09.1375, d 06.04.1395)
(iv) Edmund de Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford (b 02.03.1377, d Shrewsbury 21.07.1403)
  m. Anne Plantagenet, Countess of Buckingham, Hereford & Northampton (b 1383, d 16.10.1438, dau of Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Buckingham)
  (v) Sir Hugh Stafford (dsp 1420)
  m. Elizabeth Bourchier (dau of Bartholomew, Lord Bourchier)
  (vi) Margaret Stafford
  m. Ralph Nevill of Raby, 1st Earl of Westmorland (d 21.10.1425)
  (vii) Katharine Stafford
  m. Sir Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk (b 1368, d 14.09.1415)
  (viii) Joane Stafford
  m. Thomas Holland, 3rd Earl of Kent, Marshal of England (dsp 1400)
(C) Beatrice de Stafford (d 04.1415)
  m1. (1350) Maurice FitzMaurice FitzThomas, 2nd Earl of Desmond (b 31.07.1336, dsp before 05.06.1388)
  m2. Thomas de Ros, 5th Lord (d 1384)
  m3. Sir Richard Burley (dsp 23.05.1387)
  (D) Joane de Stafford (d before 1397)
  m1. John de Cherlton, Lord of Powys (d 1374)
  m2. (before 16.11.1379) Gilbert, Lord Talbot
  (E) Elizabeth de Stafford (b after 1332, d 07.08.1375/6)
  m1. (mcrt 12.03.1346/7) Fulk le Strange, 3rd Lord of Blackmere (b c1330, d 30.08.1349)
  m2. Sir John de Ferrers, 4th Lord of Chartley (d 02.04.1367)
  m3. Reynold de Cobham, 2nd Lord of Sterborough (d c1403)
  (F) Margaret de Stafford
  m. Sir John Stafford
(G) Catherine de Stafford (d 12.1361) not reported by BE1883 but identified by BP1934 (Dudley)
  m. (25.12.1357) John de Sutton, 'Lord' of Dudley (d 1376)
  (2) Sir Richard de Stafford of Clifton
  m. Maud de Camville (dau of Richard de Camville of Clifton)
  (A) Richard de Stafford, 1st Lord of Clifton (d 1380-1)
  (i) Edmund de Stafford, 2nd Lord of Clifton, Bishop of Exeter (d 1419)
  (ii) Sir Thomas Stafford, 3rd Lord of Clifton
  (a) Thomas Stafford, 4th Lord of Clifton (dsp)
  (b) Katherine Stafford
  m. Sir John Arderne of Elford
  HoP ("Sir Nicholas Stafford of Throwley") identifies the following Sir Nicholas as an illegitimate son of Richard, Lord Stafford.
  (iii) Sir Nicholas Stafford of Throwley, Sheriff of Staffordshire (b 1331, dsp 1394, MP)
m. (1353) Elizabeth Meverel (a 1404, dau/heir of Thomas Meverel of Throwley)
Some of the following connections were originally found on a web site but the following has since been supported and supplemented by information kindly provided by a contributor (RS, 19/24.01.05) from research of the IGI though, as reported on Stafford03, we do not accept all of the IGI data.
  ii. Isabella Stafford
  m. William Stafford of Sandon (b 1278, d 1307) see ## just below
  m2. Joan
2. William de Stafford
  Some sources show this William as having a son who was the William who married as follows (rather than this William).
  m1. Ermentruda FitzWalkelin
  m2. Edith de Vernon (dau of Warine de Vernon of Shipbroke)
  A. William Stafford of Sandon
  m. Cecily de Waure (dau of Robert de Waure)
  i. William Stafford of Sandon = (?) William Stafford of Bromshull (b 1278, d 1307)
  m. Isabella Stafford (dau of Robert de Stafford) see ## just above

Main source(s): BE1883 (Stafford of Stafford and Buckingham, etc.) with some input/support from BE1883 (Stafford of Clifton), TCP (Stafford) and further input/support as reported above
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