Thomas 2 Derby 10th Lord Strange Knockin STANLEY James STANLEY Joan 9th Lady Strange of Knockin LE STRANGE Mini tree diagram

George 1st Earl Derby & 9th Lord Strange of Knockin STANLEY4,3,1,2

about 14601,2 - 5th Dec 15033

Life History

about 1460

Born in Lathom House, Knowsley, Lancashire, England.1,2

about 1480

Married Joan 9th Lady Strange of Knockin LE STRANGE.3,1,2

about 1485

Birth of son Thomas 2 Derby 10th Lord Strange Knockin STANLEY.5

1491

Birth of son James STANLEY in Knockyn, Shropshire, England.6

5th Dec 1503

Died in Derby House, St Paul's Wharf, London, England.1,2

(most likely)

Poisoning

after 5th Dec 1503

Buried in St James Garlickhythe Churchyard, City of London, England.1,2

23rd May 1521

Died.3

(less likely)

Notes

  • Millennium File
    George (Lord Strange) Stanley
    Spouse: Joan Le Strange
    Birth 1460 Lathom, Lancs, England
    Death Dec 1503 Derby House, Death County: Derbys, England
    Parents: Thomas (Lord Stanley) Stanley, Eleanor Neville

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    George Stanley, 9th Baron Strange

    George Stanley, 9th Baron Strange, of Knockyn, KG, KB (1460-1503) wasan English nobleman and heir of Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby.Despite predeceasing his father in 1503, he was nevertheless aconsiderable soldier and aristocrat in his own right and held a numberof senior offices of state.

    He was born about 1460 in Knowsley, Lancashire, England, the eldestson of Thomas Stanley and his first wife Eleanor, sister of RichardNeville, Earl of Warwick. On his father's second marriage to LadyMargaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond he became stepbrother to herson, Henry Tudor, later King Henry VII.

    He was invested as a Knight of the Order of the Bath in 1475 by KingEdward IV. He held the offices of Constable of Pontefract Castle andConstable of Knaresborough Castle in 1485. He was present at thebattle of Bosworth Field, but was held captive by Richard III becauseof his father's actions. He held the office of Constable of WicklowCastle in 1486 and became Chief Justice of the Duchy of Lancaster in1486. In 1487 he was invested with the Order of the Garter and made aPrivy Counsellor.

    He was married in 1482 to Joan le Strange, 9th Baroness Strange (c.1460 - 1514), daughter of John le Strange, 8th Baron Strange (c. 1440- 1477) and Jacquetta Woodville (daughter of Richard Woodville, 1stEarl Rivers and Jacquetta of Luxembourg), thereby becoming 9th BaronStrange de jure uxoris (in the right of his wife) and was summoned toParliament in this role. Their children were:

    John Stanley (d. 1503)
    Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby (1485-1521)
    James Stanley, Knight (1486-1562), who founded the branch of thefamily known as the 'Stanleys of Bickerstaffe', from which the 11thEarl of Derby and all subsequent Earls descend
    George Stanley
    Jane Stanley
    Elizabeth Stanley
    Margaret Stanley

    He died in Derby House, St Paul's Wharf, London over 4-5 December1503, allegedly of poison following a banquet. He was buried in theLondon church of St James Garlickhythe nearby.
    --  Wikipedia, George Stanley, 9th Baron Strange,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Stanley,_9th_Baron_Strange
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    Wikipedia has the following report on George's father.

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    Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby

    Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby (1485- 23 May 1521) was an Englishpeer.

    Derby was the eldest son of George Stanley (jure uxoris 9th BaronStrange) and Joan Strange, 9th Baroness Strange and 5th BaronessMohun. Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby was his grandfather. Hisfather had been summoned to Parliament as Lord Strange in 1482 inright of his wife, but predeceased his father. Derby succeeded hisgrandfather in the earldom and barony of Stanley in 1504, and in 1514,he also inherited the baronies of Strange and Mohun from his mother.

    He married Anne Hastings-daughter of Edward Hastings, 2nd BaronHastings-in about 1507. Lord Derby died in May 1521 and was succeededin his titles by his son Edward. His line of the Stanley family failedon the death of James Stanley, 10th Earl of Derby in 1736, when theearldom passed on to a descendant of his younger brother, Sir JamesStanley, who founded the branch of the family known as the "Stanleysof Bickerstaffe."
    --  Wikipedia, Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Stanley,_2nd_Earl_of_Derby
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    There were additional Stanley children which I do not show here.  Notethat for George's death date the Le Strange Website reports hisfather's death date of 23 May 1521.

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    Sir George Stanley
    Birth 1460 Ladybarn, Lancashire, England
    Death Dec. 5, 1503 St Paul's Cray, Greater London, England

    George Stanley, 9th Lord Strange of Knockyn KG (1460-1503) was anEnglish nobleman and heir of Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby.Despite predeceasing his father in 1503, he was nevertheless aconsiderable soldier and aristocrat in his own right and held a numberof senior offices of state.

    He was born about 1460 in Knowsley, Lancashire, England, the eldestson of Thomas Stanley and his first wife Eleanor, sister of RichardNeville, Earl of Warwick, known as Warwick the Kingmaker. On hisfather's second marriage to Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess ofRichmond he became stepbrother to her son, Henry Tudor, later KingHenry VII.

    He was invested as a Knight of the Order of the Bath in 1475 by KingEdward IV. He held the offices of Constable of Pontefract Castle andConstable of Knaresborough Castle in 1485. He was present at thebattle of Bosworth Field, but was held captive by Richard III becauseof his father's actions. He held the office of Constable of WicklowCastle in 1486 and became Chief Justice of the Duchy of Lancaster in1486. In 1487 he was invested with the Order of the Garter and made aPrivy Counselor.

    He was married in 1482 to Joan L'Estrange, daughter of John L'Estrangeand Jacquetta Woodville (daughter of Jacquetta of Luxembourg), therebybecoming 9th Baron Strange de jure uxoris (in the right of his wife)and was summoned to Parliament in this role.

    He died in Derby House, St Paul's Wharf, London over 4-5 December1503, allegedly of poison following a banquet. He was buried in theLondon church of St James Garlickhythe nearby.

    Parents:
    Thomas Stanley (1435 - 1504)
    Eleanor de Neville Stanley (1438 - 1464)
    Spouse Joan Lestrange Stanley (1463 - 1514)
    Children:
    James Stanley
    Thomas Stanley (____ - 1521)

    Siblings:
    James Stanley (____ - 1515)
    Edward Stanley, Lord Monteagle (1464 - 1523)

    Burial St James Garlickhythe Churchyard, London, City of London,Greater London, England

    Maintained by Anne Shurtleff Stevens, Originally Created by JerryFerren Sep 08, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #58324860,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58324860
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Sources

  • 1. Wikipedia
    • George Stanley, 9th Baron Strange,
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. Le Strange Website - No Longer Online
    • Descent, http://www.ls.u-net.com/le_Strange/Seat-H2.htm
  • 4. Millennium Files, Ancestry.com
  • 5. Le Strange Website - No Longer Online
  • 6. Ancestry Trees

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