Sir Thomas Stanley, Garter Knight, 1st Baron Stanley

Sir Thomas Stanley, Garter Knight, 1st Baron Stanley

Male 1405 - 1459  (~ 54 years)

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  • Name Thomas Stanley 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix Garter Knight, 1st Baron Stanley 
    Born ~ 1405  Knowesley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Chamberlain of North Wales  [3
    Occupation Constable & Justice of Chester  [3
    Occupation Lord Chamberlain  [3
    Occupation Lord Lieutenant of Ireland  [2
    Also Known As titular King of Mann  [3
    Died 11 Feb 1459  Knowesley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Burscough Priory, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Burscough Priory, at Burscough, Lancashire, England, was an Augustinian foundation, established in around 1190 and dissolved in around 1536. Some remains of the church survive.

      Map, image, history & source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burscough_Priory
    Person ID I43202  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 

    Father John Stanley, II, Knight, of the Isle of Man,   b. ~ 1386, Lathom, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1437, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Isabel Elizabeth Harrington,   b. ~ 1386, Hornby Castle, Hornby, Lancaster LA2 8LA, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 26 Oct 1414, Anglesey, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Bef 1405  (Lancashire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Family ID F15667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan Goushill, Baroness Stanley,   b. ~ 1401-1408, Hoveringham, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1458, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married ~ 1422  (Lancashire) England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. Katherine Stanley, Baroness of Stanley,   b. ~ 1430, Stanley, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1498, Clifton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     2. Margaret Stanley,   b. ~ 1433, Lathom, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F15666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ~ 1405 - Knowesley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - ~ 1422 - (Lancashire) England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 1459 - Knowesley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Burscough Priory, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, titular King of Mann, KG (c. 1405 - 11 or 20 February 1459)
    Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, titular King of Mann, KG (c. 1405 - 11 or 20 February 1459)
    Arms of Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, KG

    Stanley married Joan, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, Knt., of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. She was born in 1401.

    They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died on 11 February 1459 and his wife shortly before 27 April 1466. Both were interred in Burscough Priory. He was succeeded by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736.

    His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.

  • Notes 
    • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, titular King of Mann, KG (c. 1405 11 or 20 February 1459), of Lathom and Knowsley, Lancashire, was a Privy Councillor, Comptroller of the Royal Household, Lieutenant-Governor of Ireland (143136), Chief Steward of the Duchy of Lancaster, Knight of the Shire for Lancashire, Constable & Justice of Chester, Chamberlain of North Wales, Lord Chamberlain (1455), and from 15 January 1456 was summoned by Writ to Parliament as Lord Stanley.[1]

      Life

      Stanley was the son of Sir John Stanley and Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Nicholas Harington of Farleton, Lancashire, and Isabel English.[2] He represented Lancashire in the House of Commons between 1447 and 1451 and 1453 and 1454.

      In 1424 he was attacked in his father's tower at Liverpool by Sir Richard Molyneaux, who was arrested. His family had long associations with the governance of Ireland, his grandfather Sir John Stanley, K.G., having been both Justiciar and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (and who died there), and in 1429 he was sent to Ireland and called a Parliament in that Kingdom in 1432. During the Parliament at Westminster in 1450-1 the House of Commons demanded his removal from the Royal presence with others of the Duke of Suffolk's party.[3]

      Marriage and issue

      Stanley married Joan, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, Knt., of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. She was born in 1401. They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died on 11 February 1459 and his wife shortly before 27 April 1466. Both were interred in Burscough Priory.[3] He was succeeded by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736. His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.

      The children were:

      Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby, who married (1) Eleanor de Neville, (2)Margaret Beaufort.
      Sir William Stanley, invested as Knight of the Garter in 1487. He was beheaded for his alleged part in the Perkin Warbeck conspiracy in 1495.
      Sir John Stanley, ancestor of the Barons Stanley of Alderley
      Elizabeth Stanley, who married Thomas le Stange, and Sir Richard Molyneux.
      Margaret Stanley, who married (1) Sir William Troutbeck, who was killed in the Battle of Blore Heath on 23 September 1459; (2) John le Boteler (Butler), and (3) Henry Grey, 4th (7th) Baron Grey of Codnor.
      Katherine Stanley married Sir John Savage, K.B., of Clifton, Cheshire. Of their many sons, the eldest, also named Sir John Savage, KG was the commander of the left wing of Henry Tudor's army at Bosworth; another, Sir Christopher Savage of Aston-sub-Edge, Glos., fell at the Battle of Flodden, and another,
      Thomas, was Archbishop of York.

      end of biography [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S7033] Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Edmund Trafford(1487-1533), http://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Trafford-Family-Tree-13.

    2. [S7084] http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Stanley-421.

    3. [S7377] "Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, titular King of Mann, KG (c. 1405 - 11 or 20 February 1459)" biography, https://.

    4. [S8782] "Ancestor List for William (Brereton) of Brereton Esq", http://www.wikitree.com/treewidget/Brereton-289/9, abstracted De.

    5. [S7082] http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Harrington-267.

    6. [S7375] "Lady Elizabeth Fitzalan, Duchess of Norfolk (1366 - 8 July 1425)" biogaphy, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Fit.

    7. [S7709] "Sir Robert Goushill" biography, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mainegenie/GOUSHILL.htm.

    8. [S11971] "Joan (Goushill) Stanley (abt. 1401 - 1458)", Biography, http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Goushill-5, revisited or retrieved.