Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameThomas STAFFORD, 9386
FatherSir Henry WOODHOUSE , 9317
MotherAnn BACON , 9318
Notes for Thomas STAFFORD
Sir Thomas Stafford (c 1574 - 1655) was an English courtier and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1593 and 1625.

Stafford was the illegitimate son of Sir George Carew. In 1593, he was elected Member of Parliament for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis. He was knighted in 1611. By 1619 he was a Gentleman Usher of the privy chamber to Queen Anne. In 1621 he was elected MP for Helston. He was elected MP for Bodmin in 1624. He was also Gentleman Usher to Queen Henrietta Maria.

Stafford's will was made in 1653 and proved by his widow in February 1655. He was buried in the same tomb as the Earl of Totnes in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Stafford married Mary Killigrew, widow of Sir Robert Killigrew of St. Margaret Lothbury, London and daughter of Sir Henry Woodhouse of Kimberley, Norfolk, after 1633.
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