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Ralph de Stafford and Margaret de Audley

Ralph de STAFFORD. Earl of Stafford, Earl of Gloucester. [Ancestors].
Born 1299, son of Edmund de STAFFORD and Margret BASSET.

He married (1) Katherine de HOSTANG.

He married (2) Margaret de AUDLEY about 1335 .

He died on 31 August 1372 at Tunbridge Castle.

WIFE (1):
Katherine de HOSTANG.

WIFE (2):
Margaret de AUDLEY. [Audley].
Born in (1318-S1)(1324-S?), the only daughter of Hugh de AUDLEY and Margaret de CLARE.

She married Ralph de STAFFORD about 1335. (S?).

Margaret was abducted by Ralph, Lord Stafford, who had helped Edward III take the throne. At the time, her worth was at least 2314 a year, which was more than ten times Stafford's own estates. (However, he eventually rose to Earl of Stafford in 1350.) After the abduction, her parents filed a complaint with the king, but Edward supported Stafford. In compensation, the king appeased Hugh and Margaret by creating Hugh the 1st Earl of Gloucester. (S1).

Margaret de Audley and Ralph de Stafford were married before 6 July 1336. (S1).

As the only daughter and heiress of her father, she succeeded to the title of 2nd Baroness Audley [E., 1317] on 10 November 1347. (S1).

She died on 7 September 1349. (S?).

CHILDREN of Ralph de STAFFORD and Margaret de AUDLEY:


Ralph de Stafford (1299-?) and  Margaret de Audley (1324-1349)
Hugh Stafford (c1342-1386) and Philippa de Beauchamp (?-1369)
Edmund Stafford (1378-1466) and Anne of Gloucester (1383-1438)
Humphrey Stafford (1402-1460) and Anne Neville (c1404-1480)
Margaret Stafford (1435-?) and Robert Dunham (1430-?)
John Dunham (1450-1524) and Elizabeth Bowett (c1450-?)
John Dunham II (1474-1502) and Jean Thorland (c1475-?)
John Dunham III (1498-1545) and Benedict Folgamsee (c1500-?)
Ralph Dunham (1526-?) and Elizabeth Wentworth (c1536-?) 
Thomas Dunham (1560-?) and Jane Bromley (c1560-?)
John Dunham Sr (c1588-c1699) and Susanna Kenney/Keno (c1588-c1620)
John Dunham Jr (c1620-1692) and Mary (c1620-1698)
Mary Dunham (c1642-1715) and James Hamblin (c1636-1718)
Elkenah Hamblin (1685-1764) and Abigail Hamblin (1685-1733)
Sylvanus Hamblin (1712-c1753) and Dorcas Fish (c1716-?)
Barnabus Hamblin (1739-1799) and Mary Bassett (1745-c1810)
Isaiah Hamblin (1790-1856) and Daphne Haynes (1797-1847)
Jacob Vernon Hamblin (1819-1886) and Sarah Priscilla Leavitt (1841-1927)
Ella Ann Hamblin (1867-1947) and Warren Moroni Tenney (1861-1935)
Clive Vernon Tenney (1895-1960)  and Minnie Williams (1896-1981)
Mildred Ella Tenney (1920-1982) and Glenn Russell Handy (1912-1999)
Deborah Lee Handy (living) and Rod Morris (living)