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Jane (Spencer) Stafford

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Jane Stafford formerly Spencer aka Knightley
Born [date unknown] in Englandmap
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Daughter of and
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married about 1522 [location unknown]
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Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified 17 Jan 2020 | Created 23 Dec 2014
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Jane Spencer, daughter of Sir John Spencer of Althorp, England by his wife Isabel Graunt of Snitterfield, Warwickshire, married Richard Knightley (1484-1538).[1]

They had five daughters: Jane, Susan, Anne, Mary and Frances.[2] Anne Knightley married 1stly George Throckmorton, and 2ndly Thomas Porter of Ettington, Warwickshire,[1] and 3rd William Cissell of Maismore, Gloucester.[2]

The will of Richard Knightley, who died 30 March 1538, indicates his wife (Jane Spencer) was still living at the time the will was proved (14 July 1540). [PROB 11/28/156] Canning-229 18:51, 23 December 2014 (EST)

After Richard died, Jane remarried Robert Stafford, son of Sir Humphrey Stafford.[2]


[1] [2]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Will of Richard Knightley, PROB 11/28/156 (proved 14 July 1540)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 W.H. Welply. "John, Baron Lumley, 1534?-1609", Notes & Queries, 16 Aug 1941, p.86-88.

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