BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS CLIFFORD 8TH BARON CLIFFORD 1414-1455

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: CLIFFORD

Descent English Royalty: 3G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 25 Mar 1414 Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford was born to John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford (25) and Elizabeth Percy (19)

On 13 Mar 1422 Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford (7) succeeded 8th Baron Clifford, 8th Lord Skipton

After Mar 1424 Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre were married

On 08 Apr 1435 John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford (21) and Joan Dacre at Conisburgh Castle

Around 1442 Maud Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford (27) and Joan Dacre at Conisburgh Castle

Around 1447 Roger Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford (32) and Joan Dacre at Conisburgh Castle

On 22 May 1455 at the First Battle of St Albans. The Lancastrians Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (49) , Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland (62) , William Cotton, Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford (41) and Richard Fortescue (41) were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (52) was wounded and captured. Henry VI King England, II King France (33) , John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley (54) and Edmund Dudley (30) were captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset (19) was wounded. James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde (34) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock (55) fought.

After 22 May 1455 Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford was buried at St Albans Cathedral

Robert Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

Thomas Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

Elizabeth Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

Anne Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

Joan Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

Margaret Clifford was born to Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Joan Dacre

ANCESTRY

Father: John Clifford 7th Baron Clifford (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Clifford 6th Baron Clifford (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Roger Clifford 5th Baron Clifford (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 3rd Baron Clifford (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandFather: Roger Clifford

4G GrandMother: Isabella Vipont

3G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Isabel Berkeley (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 7th Baron Berkeley (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 6th Baron Berkeley (1G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Ferrers (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Eva Zouche

4G GrandFather: Eudo Zouche

4G GrandMother: Millicent Cantilupe

1G GrandMother: Maud Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

3G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Bohun

2G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Thomas Ros 4th Baron Ros Helmsley (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley

3G GrandFather: William Ros 1st Baron Ros Helmsley

4G GrandFather: Robert Ros

4G GrandMother: Isabel Dalbini

3G GrandMother: Maud Vaux

4G GrandFather: John Vaux

2G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

4G GrandFather: Gunselin Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzbernard

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Beatrice Stafford (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

3G GrandMother: Margaret Basset (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

Mother: Elizabeth Percy (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Henry "Hotspur" Percy (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

1G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (2G Grandson Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Mary Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster (Son Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth

4G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp

1G GrandMother: Margaret Neville (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandFather: Robert Neville

3G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth

4G GrandMother: Margaret Zouche (2G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: James Audley

4G GrandMother: Ela Longespée (1G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

GrandMother: Elizabeth Mortimer (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

1G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 3rd Earl March, 5th Earl Ulster (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 2nd Earl March (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Philippa Montagu

3G GrandFather: William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury

4G GrandFather: William Montagu 2nd Baron Montagu

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Montfort

3G GrandMother: Catherine Grandison

4G GrandFather: William Grandison 1st Baron Grandison

4G GrandMother: Sibylla Tregoz

1G GrandMother: Philippa Plantagenet 5th Countess Ulster (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Burgh 4th Countess Ulster (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: William Donn Burgh 3rd Earl Ulster (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Burgh

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Clare (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Maud Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth