Sir Thomas Stanley, Garter Knight, 1st Baron Stanley

Sir Thomas Stanley, Garter Knight, 1st Baron Stanley

Male 1405 - 1459  (~ 54 years)

 

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Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, titular King of Mann, KG (c. 1405 - 11 or 20 February 1459)

Arms of Sir Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley, KG

Stanley married Joan, eldest daughter and co-heiress of Sir Robert Goushill, Knt., of Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel. She was born in 1401.

They had six children, three sons, Thomas, William, and John and three daughters. He died on 11 February 1459 and his wife shortly before 27 April 1466. Both were interred in Burscough Priory. He was succeeded by his eldest son Thomas, who was created Earl of Derby in 1485; his senior line died out in 1736.

His second son William Stanley was executed for treason by King Henry VII in 1495.


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