BIOGRAPHY OF RALPH STAFFORD 1ST EARL STAFFORD 1301-1372

EVENTS

On 24 Sep 1301 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford was born to Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford and Margaret Basset

On 26 Aug 1308 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford succeeded 2nd Baron Stafford (1C 1299)

Around 1326 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Katherine Hastings were married

In 1331 Margaret Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Katherine Hastings at Sandon

On 12 Aug 1332 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford fought at Dupplin Moor during the Battle of Dupplin Moor: Balliol

Around 1336 Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley at Staffordshire

Before 06 Jul 1336 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford abducted Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley

Before 06 Jul 1336 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley were married

In 1337 Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester was created 1st Earl Gloucester (3C 1337) by Edward III King England as compensation for his daughter Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley having been abducted by Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

Around 1340 Elizabeth Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley at Staffordshire

On 24 Jun 1340 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford fought at Sluys during the Battle of Sluys: England

In 1341 Beatrice Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley at Staffordshire

In 1344 Joan Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley at Staffordshire

On 23 Apr 1344 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford was appointed 5th Knight Garter: Founder

Around 1348 Katherine Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley at Staffordshire

On 05 Mar 1350 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford was created 1st Earl Stafford (1C 1351)

On 31 Aug 1372 Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford died

Joan Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Katherine Hastings

Ralph Stafford was born to Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford and Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley

ANCESTRY

Father: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

2G GrandFather: Robert Stafford

3G GrandFather: Hervey Stafford

4G GrandFather: Hervey Bagot

4G GrandMother: Millicent Stafford

3G GrandMother: Petronill Ferrers Stafford

2G GrandMother: Alice Corbet

GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

Mother: Margaret Basset