Biography of Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Woodville

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings England: Great x 6 Grand Daughter of Henry III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Timeline

Around 1458 Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham was born to Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford

In 1466 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham were married. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Duke Buckingham (1C 1444).

On 03 Feb 1478 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham at Brecon Castle

Around 1479 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham

Around 1479 Elizabeth Stafford Viscountess Fitzwalter was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham

Around 1483 Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham

Henry VII Rewards his Supporters

On 28 Oct 1485, the day before Henry VII King England and Ireland coronation:
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII King England and Ireland for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Duke Bedford (5C 1485)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485)Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485)Reginald Bray John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed as Knight of the Bath.

On 07 Nov 1485 Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham were married. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Earl Pembroke (7C 1452).

On 24 Jan 1496 Richard Wingfield and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham were married

On 18 May 1497 Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham died

Ancestry

Father: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great GrandFather: John Woodville

GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

Great GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

Great Great GrandFather: John Beauchamp

Mother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford

GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol

Great GrandFather: John Luxembourg

Great Great GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count

Great Great GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon

Great GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

GrandMother: Margherita Baux

Great GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

Great GrandMother: Sueva Orsini

Great Great GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count

Great Great GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran