Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby was born 1485 to George Stanley, 9th Lord Strange of Knockyn (1460-1503) and Joan le Strange, 9th Baroness Strange of Knockyn (c1463-1513) and died 23 May 1521 of unspecified causes. He married Anne Hastings (c1485-1550) circa 1505 JL . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, England, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Belarus, Turkey, Israel, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Thomas Stanley and Anne Hastings (c1485-1550)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby (1509-1572) 10 May 1509 24 October 1572 Katherine Howard (-1530)
Dorothy Howard (1511-)
Mary Cotton (1541-1580)

John Stanley (c1502-1503)
Anne Stanley (c1504-)
Margaret Stanley (c1505-aft1533)
Henry Stanley (-1528)
James Stanley (-)
George Stanley (-)
Thomas Stanley (c1515-)

Common ancestors of Thomas Stanley, 2nd Earl of Derby (1485-1521) and Anne Hastings (c1485-1550)

  1. Alice FitzAlan (c1350-1416)
  2. Alice Montacute (1407-c1462)
  3. Catherine De Roet (1350-1403)
  4. Eleanor Holland (1386-aft1413)
  5. Joan Beaufort (1379-1440)
  6. John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (c1350-1400)
  7. John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby (1328-1388)
  8. John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1340-1399)
  9. Maud Percy (-1379)
  10. Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (c1364-1425)
  11. Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400-1460)
  12. Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (1354-1397)
  13. Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury (1388-1428)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • indenture dated 17 December 1505