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Stafford, Williamlocked

  • Peter Holmes


Stafford, William (1554–1612), conspirator, was born on 1 March 1554 at Rochford, Essex, the second of three sons of Sir William Stafford of Chebsey, Staffordshire, and Rochford, Essex (b. before 1512, d. 1556), courtier, and his second wife and cousin, Dorothy Stafford (1526–1604)...

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