'Stanley01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Stanley of Lathom, Stanley of Stanley (Stoneley), Stanley of Stourtoun

                               
William (or Adam) de Stanley of Stoneley (b c1125, d 1200)
1. Sir William de Stanley of Stanley (b c1170, d 1236)
  A. Sir Adam (or Walter) de Stanley of Stanley (b c1215, d 1285)
  i. Sir William de Stanley of Stanley (b c1250, d 1284?)
  TCP suggests that William, who was still living in 1292, was son of Walter, heir of William son of Adam (a temp Stephen who r. 1135-1154).
  m. (27.09.1282) Joan de Bamville (dau/coheir of Sir Philip de Bamville or Baumvile of Stourton)
  a. John de Stanley of Stourton and Stanley (b c1285, d 1346)
'The House of Stanley' identifies John's wife as Emma, dau of Sir Robert de Lathom of Lathom). BP1934, supported by TCP, Ormerod & Visitation (Cheshire, 1580. Pro Stanley de Hooton), identify her as ...
  m. Mabella Hausket (dau of Sir James Hausket or Hawkset of Stourton Parva)
  (1) Sir William de Stanley of Stourton and Stanley (b 1311, d c1398 or 1360)
  m. (1336) Alice Massey (dau of Hamon or Hugh Massey of Timperley)
  (A) Sir William de Stanley of Stourton, Stanley and Hooton (b 1337, d 1398)
  This generation is omitted by BP1934 & Visitation which show the Sir William who married Margery de Hooton as brother rather than nephew of the Sir John who was ancestor of the Earls of Derby.
  m. (1361) Agnes (dau of Henry de Litherled)
  (i) Sir William de Stanley of Stourton, Stanley and Hooton (b 1368, d 1428)
  m. (1386) Margery de Hooton (dau/heir of William de Hooton of Hooton)
  (ii) Isabell Stanley possibly of this generation
m. Sir Gilbert Haydock of Haydock (son of Mathew)
  (a) Joan Haydock (d 1439)
  m(1). Sir Peter Leigh of Hanley & Lyme (d Agincourt 24.10.1415)
  This may be the Joan who (also) married ...
  m2. Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton (a 1446)
  (iii) Matilda Stanley probably the Maud who married ...
  m. John Launcelyn (a 1423)
  (iv)+ other issue - William (b 1361, d 1367), Henry,
(B) Sir John de Stanley, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b 1340, d before 28.01.1413/4)
  Visitation (Dugdale, Lancashire, 1664-5, Stanley Earls of Derby) suggests that Sir John was 'of Elford' and was son of Sir John of Elford (by Isabel, dau/coheir of Lord Verdun of Alton, widow of William, Lord Ferrers of Groby), son of John of Elford, younger brother of William of Hooton with bothbeing sons of Sir Thomas (by Margaret,heiress of Hooton) son of William by Joanna Bamvile. We follow our Main Sources for this page.
  m. (1385) Isabel Lathom (dau of Sir Thomas Lathom of Lathom and Knowsley)
  (i) Sir John Stanley of Lathom & (Isle of) Man, Sheriff of Anglesey (d 27.11.1437)
  m. Isabel (or Elizabeth) Harrington (sister of Sir William Harrington of Hornby)
  Dugdale suggests that the following Thomas was brother rather than son of Sir John. We follow our Main Sources for this page.
  (a) Sir Thomas Stanley of Lathom, 1st Lord, Lieutenant of Ireland (b by 1405, d 20.02.1458-9)
  m. Jean Goushill (dau of Sir Robert Goushill of Heveringhan)
((1)) Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby (d 29.07.1504)
  m1. Eleanor Nevill (dau of Richard Nevill, 1st Earl of Salisbury)
  m2. (sp) Margaret Beaufort (d 29.06.1509, dau of John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset)
  ((2)) Sir William Stanley of Holt (d 16.02.1494/5, chamberlain to Henry VII)
  m1. ??
  m2. Elizabeth Hopton (d 22.06.1498, dau of Thomas Hopton of Hopton) mother of William, presumed also of Jane
  ((A)) William Stanley of Tatton
  Connection given in Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Massy of Tatton) & Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Brereton of Tatton).
  m. Jane Massy (dau of Geffrey Massy of Tatton)
  ((i)) Jane Stanley
  m. Richard Brereton of Tatton (d 1577)
((B)) Jane Stanley
  m. Sir John Warburton of Warburton and Arley (d 1524-5)
  ((3)) Sir John Stanley of Weever (a c1450)
  m. Elizabeth Weever (dau of Sir Thomas Weever of Weever)
  ((4)) James Stanley, Archdeacon of Carlisle
  ((5)) Margaret Stanley
  m1. Sir William Troubeck (Troutbeck)
m2. Sir John Boteler of Bewsey, Lord of Warrington (b 24.08.1429, d 26.02.1462/3)
  m3. (sp) (Henry) Grey, Lord of Codnor
  ((6)) Elizabeth Stanley
  m1. Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton (d Bloreheath 23.09.1459)
  m2. Thomas le Strange
  ((7)) Catherine Stanley
  m. Sir John Savage of Clifton (b c1422, d 22.11.1495)
  ((8)) Jane Stanley probably of this generation
  m. Thomas Hawarden of Wolstone
  (b) Isabel Stanley probably of this generation, shown by Dugdale as dau of Sir John
  m. John Warren of Poynton & Stockton (d 1474)
  (c)+ other issue - Richard (Archdeacon of Chester), Edward (Archdeacon of Chester), daughter
(ii) Sir Thomas Stanley of Elford (3rd son)
  m1. Maud Arderne (dau of Sir John Arderne of Elford)
  m2. Elizabeth Walter
  (iii)+ other issue - Henry, Sir Ralph, 2 daughters
  (C) Henry de Stanley
  (D) Alice de Stanley
  m. (1340) Randle le Roter of Kingley
  (E) Ellen de Stanley
  m. (1359) John de Merton (dsp 1361)
  (2) John de Stanley of Greswithin (b c1312, a 1347)
  b. Sarah de Stanley
  m1/2. Sir Robert Hauskett of Shropshire shown by 'The House of Stanley' and Ormerod
  m2/1. Roger Caverswall shown by Visitation
  c.+ other issue - Adam of Stourton (dsp 1345), Thomas (dsp 1366)
  ii. Benedict de Stanley
  B. John de Stanley (b c1220, dsp 1288, rector of Astbury)
2. Richard de Stanley (d 1232)
  A. Roger de Stanley (d 1287)
  i. John de Stanley
3.+ other issue - Adam, Thomas

Main source(s): BP1934 (Derby), BE1883 (Stanley) with support/input, for earlier generations, from TCP (Stanley) & 'The House of Stanley' & Ormerod (Cheshire) (see under Stanley03)
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