1052800. John Stratford & 1052801. Maud Ceeley
~1340, John born in England, s/o 2105600. Stephen Stratford & 2105601. Elizabeth Monhault.
John’s father died; his older brother Stephen the heir.
1345, John’s mother died.
8/23/1348, John’s paternal grandfather, ‘John, archbishop of Canterbury’ died.
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
~1355, Maud born in co. Nottingham, England, d/o §§Sir Henry Ceeley, s/o §§Sir Benedict Ceeley.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
(S) 1623 Visitation of Gloucester by Henry Chitty.
· Henry Ceeley, a large wool merchant, purchased an estate in the Cotswold area of Gloucestershire.
· Sir Benedict Ceeley, living during the reign of King Edward III, distinguishing himself under the Black Prince. [By the last name the family is likely of Norman origin.]
Child of John and Maud:
i. Henry Stratford (526400), born ~1375 in England.