Sir John Stanley, Knt., M.P.

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Sir John Stanley, Knt., M.P., son of Thomas Stanley, Esq., Knight of the Shire for Staffordshire and Maud Arderne, was born in 1423.1 He died 29 June 1476.1,2

John married (1) Cecily Arderne, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1440;2 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Elizabeth Vernon, daughter of Sir Richard Vernon, Knt., Speaker of the House of Commons and Bennet Ludlow, before 1446;2 he married (3), as her 2nd husband, Anne Horne, daughter of Robert Horne, Alderman of London and Joan Fabian, after 1471.2

Family 1

Cecily Arderne d. bef. 1446
  • John Stanley, Esq.3 b. abt. 1446

Family 2

Elizabeth Vernon d. aft. 4 Aug 1471
  • Maud Stanley+1 d. bef. 1515/16
  • Thomas Stanley2 b. aft. 1446
  • Sir Humphrey Stanley Knt.2 b. aft. 1446
  • Alice Stanley2 b. aft. 1446
  • Katherine Stanley2 b. aft. 1446
  • Isabel Stanley2 b. aft. 1446

Family 3

Anne Horne d. 12 Jul 1505
This person was last edited on26 Oct 2021


  1. [S748] Brad Verity, "Re: Sir John Ferrers, his wife Dorothy and heir Humphrey", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 22 Jan 2006,, accessed May 2021.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five volumes (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:488 (Elford 14), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 2:489 (Elford 15).