Thomas Stanley, Esq., Knight of the Shire for Staffordshire

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Thomas Stanley, Esq., Knight of the Shire for Staffordshire, son of Sir John Stanley, K.G., Justiciary of Ireland and Isabel Lathom, died 13 May 1463.1 Both he and his 2nd wife were buried at Elford, Staffordshire, England.1

Thomas married (1) Maud Arderne, daughter of Sir John Arderne, Knt. and Margaret Pilkington, before 1 May 1413;1 he married (2) Elizabeth Langton, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1434;1 he married (3) Alice (…), before 1450.2

Family 1

Maud Arderne b. 2 Jul 1396, d. bt 1430 - 1432

Family 2

Elizabeth Langton d. bef. 1463
  • George Stanley, Esq.1

Family 3

Alice (…)
This person was last edited on22 Oct 2021


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:487 (Elford 13), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S748] Douglas Richardson, "Marriage of Thomas Stanley, Esq. [died 1463] and Alice Byrton, widow", soc.genealogy.medieval, newsgroup, 28 May 2013,, accessed Oct 2021.