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Margaret (Fogge) Stafford (abt. 1470 - bef. 1532)

Dame Margaret Stafford formerly Fogge
Born about in Ashford, Kent, Englandmap
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Wife of — married after 1490 in Englandmap
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Died before before about age 62 [location unknown]
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Margaret was the daughter of John Fogge, Knt. of Ashford, Kent, and London. He was treasurer of the household to King Edward IV, by his 2nd wife Alice Haute. Margaret was near kinswoman to Queen Elizabeth Wydville, wife of King Edward IV.[1][2]
Margaret married as his first wife, after 1490 to Humphrey Stafford, Knt. of Cotered and Rushden, Herteford, and Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1526-7.[1][2]
Humphrey and Margaret married after 1490, when Margaret was a legatee in the will of her father and was called unmarried.[1][2]
Humphrey Stafford and Margaret Fogge had three sons and three daughters:
  • Humphrey, Knt., son and heir, died 8 May 1548, married Margaret Tame and had issue.[1][2][3]
  • William, K.B., married first to Mary Boleyn and second to Dorothy Stafford,[1][2] daughter of Henry Stafford, 1st Baron Stafford and Ursula Pole;[4] William was born c. 1512 and died 5 May 1556[5]
  • Robert, Knt.,[1] married first to Jane Spencer, widow of Richard Knightley, Knt.[4] and second to Jane Gorges, widow of John Ashe.[2] Robert died in 1574 and his will was administered 27 April 1575.[2]
  • Joan (or Jane), married ____ Williams and Maximilian Celsus[1][2]
  • Ellen[1][2]
  • Mary[1][2]
Margaret died before 1532.[1][2]

The Treasurer of lands for the Stafford family was William Bedell, and of Margaret's household in 1498, after Margaret's death he moved to employment as Treasurer for Cardinal Wolsey [6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Douglas Richardson. Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol. III, pages 241-242, HASTANG 16, Humphrey Stafford. See also WikiTree's source page for Magna Carta Ancestry.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Douglas Richardson. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 4 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. 2nd edition. Salt Lake City: the author, 2011. Vol. I, pages 120-121, BASSET #12, Humphrey Stafford. See also WikiTree's source page for Magna Carta Ancestry.
  3. George Baker. History and Antiquities of the County of Northampton. Vol. 1. 1822. Online at, pages 355-356: Dodford - Aylesbury, Stafford pedigrees.
  4. 4.0 4.1 C.R.L. Fletcher. Collectanea, First Series. Volume 5. Oxford: Oxford Historical Society, 1885. Online at, pages 238-242: Lady Jane Stafford
  5. The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982. Online at History of Parliament Online.
  6. Page 346 end note 47 The Lives of Tudor Women, Elizabeth Norton, 2016, Head of Zeus Press, London. 329 PP. Call 941.05 NOR.
  • Bindoff, S.T. (1982). Stafford, Sir William (by 1512-56), of Chebsey, Staffs., Rochford, Essex and London. HOP. Web.
  • Richardson, D. (2011). "William Carey," in Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd ed., pp. 482-483. Google Books.
  • Weir, A. (2011). Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings, pp. 214, 250. Random House. Google Books.

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Fogge-40 and Fogge-1 appear to represent the same person because: same husband, no sources for any of the data
posted by Robin Lee
Fogge-40 and Fogge-1 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate-same husband
posted by Laura DeSpain
edited by Laura DeSpain

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