"…Herveus Bagot, Herveus et Rogeri filii sui, Willelmus Bagot, Robertus Bagot, Willelmus et Ricardus filii Johannis Bagot…" witnessed the charter dated to [1158/65] under which "Robertus de Stapford" confirmed the release of a claim by "Robertus Cappe et Symon frater eius" against "Willelmo de Rydeware". ["Juhetam assensu…Willelmi Bagot heredis sui" and "Willelmum de Rydeware" settled a dispute concerning land held from her by charter dated 1182, witnessed by "…Henrico Bagot…Rogero Bagot". It is possible that "Henrico" in this document is an error for "Herveo" as no other reference to a Henry Bagot has been found.] "Herveius Bagod" enfeoffed "Alexandro de Stantone" with land at Oakley by charter dated to [1185/90], witnessed by "Willelmo Bagot de Hida, Herveio fratre eius…Herveo fratre domini…Hugone Bagod". "Herveus Bagot" donated "villam de Draitun et molendino" to Stafford St Thomas, with the consent of "uxoris meæ Milisent et heredum meorum", by charter dated 1194, witnessed by "…Toma Noel, Adam de Aldithel…Rogero Bagot, Willielmo Bagot de Blumenhull, William Bagot de la Hide…". The Red Book of the Exchequer, listing scutage payments in [1194/95], records "de his qui non habent capitals honores…Hervi Bagod" paying "xx s viii d" in Oxfordshire. The 1194/95 Pipe Roll records "Herueus Bagot…habenda baronia Roberti de Stafford que est hereditas uxoris ipsius Heruei que fuit soror predicti Roberti" in Staffordshire.
He adopted the name Stafford. “Herveus…dominus de Stafford” confirmed donations to Wotton Wawen Abbey, Warwickshire by “Robertus de Tony et Nicolaus filius suus de Stafford et Robertus filius eius” by undated charter which names “dominus Robertus de Stafford, pater uxoris meæ”. The Red Book of the Exchequer records "Hervicius Bagot" holding "xiii de parvis feodis Mortoniæ" in Warwickshire in [1210/12]. 1