Sir Henry de Trafford Knight
- Born: Abt 1280, Trafford, Lancashire, England
- Marriage: Margaret 1338
- Died: After 1324, Trafford, Lancashire, England 607,1338
~Burke's A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners, Vol. IV, p, 248, knighted before 1309, and died in 1334. 804 |
~The Visitation of the County Palatine of Lancaster, Made in the Year 1664-5, Part III, p. 315 818
Henry de Trafford, ob. circa 1250 with brother Geoffrey, ancestor of Chaderton
Sir Henry de Trafford Ob. circa 1288 = Margaret, with brothers, Richard & John, a priest
Sir Henry de Trafford. with brothers Richard, parsons Chedle & John, a priest, called "the younger"
John de Trafford, ob. ante patr. 1320, with brothers Richard, Robert, Thomas, Nicholas & Geoffrey.
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 1307
Richard de Trafford was followed by five Henrys in succession. "The second Henry, grandson of Richard, was the son of the first Henry, and was knighted before 1284, and died after 1291. He had two brothers, Robert and John.
"This second Henry had two sons, Henry, who succeeded him, and Richard, who became Rector of Cheadle, co. Chester. Richards, in his History of the Traffords, says there were two other sons, John, called the younger, who was a priest, and Geoffrey.
~A History of the Ancient Chapel of Stretford in Mancester, pp. 105-106
• Background Information. 826
Henry de Trafford in 1302 contributed to the aid as holding part of a knight's fee in Harwood near Bolton [Lancs. Inq. and Extents, i, 312], and five years afterwards he made a settlement of the manor of Clifton [Final Conc. i, 210; ]. In the Parliament of 1312 he was a knight of the shire [Pink and Beaven, Parl. Rep. of Lancs. 15]. In 1324 Henry de Trafford had the king's leave to settle his manors of Trafford and Stretford upon Henry son of John son of Henry and his heirs [Inq. a.q.d. 17 Edw. II, no. 92]; and in the following year accordingly this was done . In 1334 Sir Henry de Trafford acquired John Grelley's lands in Chorlton-upon-Medlock [Final Conc. ii, 60].
'Townships: Stretford', in A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 4, pp. 329-335
• Background Information. 720
Sir Henry de Trafford was knighted some time before the year 1309, and died in about 1334. With concent of his wife, Dame Margaret, he entailed his lands upon Henry, his grandchild, his eldest son, John, having pre-ceceased him, and his younger son, Robert then being settled at Garret, in Manchester, where he founded the line of Trafford of Garret.
~County Families of Lancashire, pp. 169-170
Henry married Margaret.1307