Alexander Clifford

30 November 1429–1494 (Age 64)
Bobbing, Kent, England

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Clifford was born on 30 November 1429, in Bobbing, Kent, England, his father, Lewis Clifford, was 29 and his mother, Anne Moleyns, was 21. He married Margaret Colepeper in 1454, in Bedgebury, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1494, in his hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bobbing, Kent, England.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Clifford
Margaret Colepeper
Marriage: 1454
Lewis de Clifford

Spouse and Children

Bedgebury, Kent, England


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Clifford





World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 26

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Clifford, for example in Devon, Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The place name is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Alexander Clifford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alexander Clifford -
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