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Monday, May 31, 2010

John Stratford & Maud Ceeley

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.

John died.

6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.

(S) 1623 Visitation of Gloucester by Henry Chitty.

Family notes:

·         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.