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Sir John Stanley
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Birth: 1362
Cheshire, England
Death: Jan. 6, 1414, Ireland

Knight, Knight of the Garter, Justiciar of Ireland, Justiciar of Chester, Controller of the Household, Steward of the Household, Steward of Macclesfield, Governor of the City and County of Chester, Constable of Windsor Castle, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

Younger son of William Stanley of Stanley and Alice, daughter of Hamon de Mascy. Second husband of Isabel Lathom, daughter of Thomas de Lathom and Joan Venables. They had four sons and two daughters; Sir John, Henry, Thomas, Sir Ralph, Margaret and Isabel.

In 1405 he was granted the tenure of the Isle of Man that had been confiscated from Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland. Sir John became steward of the king's household, and elected a Knight of the Garter. In 1413 King Henry V sent him to serve again as Lieutenant of Ireland

John died at Ardee, County Louth, Ireland in 1414, and his body was returned to Lathom, originally buried at Burscough Priory, Lancashire. After the dissolution in 1536 his remains, together with his wife's were removed to the Derby Chapel at Ormskirk.

Family links: 
  Isabel Lathom (1365 - 1414)*
  Thomas Stanley (____ - 1463)*
  John II Stanley (1386 - 1437)*
*Calculated relationship
Burscough Priory
West Lancashire District
Lancashire, England
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Dec 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102083416

Honoring you and remembering you my Great (many greats) Grandfather. Rest in peace.
- Billie Jasper
 Added: Jul. 27, 2014
In loving memory of my 18th Great Grandfather
- Melinda Wilson
 Added: May. 26, 2014

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 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
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