Edmund Stafford 1 Baron Stafford
Margaret Bassett
Hugh de Audley First Earl Gloucester
Margaret de Clare Countess of Cornwal and Gloucester
Sir Ralph de Stafford Knight of the Garter, Earl Stafford
Lady Margaret de Audley Second Baroness Audley, Countess of Stafford
Sir Hugh Stafford Second Earl Stafford, Knight of the Garter
(Abt 1344-1386)


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Sir Hugh Stafford Second Earl Stafford, Knight of the Garter 796,1520

  • Born: Abt 1344, Stafford, Staffordshire, England 796,1520,1521
  • Marriage (1): Unknown before 1 Mar 1350 796
  • Marriage (2): Philippa de Beauchamp before 1 Mar 1350 835
  • Died: 16 Oct 1386, Hospital of the Knights of St. John, Rhodes about age 42 796,1520
  • Buried: Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England 1520

  Noted events in his life were:

Career. 1520 Around 1358, Hugh became the 3rd Lord Audley. Hugh joined his father in the French campaigns in 1359, being part of the retinue of Edward, Prince of Wales, spending time in Gascony and northern Spain. He spent many years in military service, before returning to England and being summoned to Parliament in 1371 as Lord Stafford and later as Earl Stafford. On 31 August 1372, he inherited the title of 2nd Earl of Stafford. He was a member of a number of royal commissions, such as ones on Scottish affairs and on coastal defence. He was on the committee of nobles who conferred regularly with the Commons , being deemed suitable by that House to be part of the new 'continual council' of state

Hugh married before 1 Mar 1350.796

Hugh next married Philippa de Beauchamp, daughter of Thomas Beauchamp K. G. Eleventh Earl of Warwick and Katherine Mortimer, before 1 Mar 1350.835 (Philippa de Beauchamp was born about 1334 in Elmley, Glouchestershire, England,672,796 died on 6 Apr 1386 in Stone, Staffordshire, England 672,1520 and was buried in Stone Priory, Staffordshire, England 672.)

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