Biography of Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499

GENERAL

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EVENTS

On 07 Apr 1470 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 was born to John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1427-1473 (42) and Constance Green Countess Wiltshire 1427-1475 (43)

On 08 May 1473 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (3) succeeded 2nd Earl Wiltshire (4C 1470)

On 18 Apr 1475 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (5) was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 06 Jul 1483 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon 1425-1491 (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (33) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (43) , Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) , Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508 (59) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 (59) attended. Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 (22) attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk 1443-1509 (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales 1473-1484 (9) was created Prince Wales, Earl Chester (6C 1483) at York Minster, York, Yorkshire at an event attended by Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) , Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) . Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (8) and John York 1471-1499 (11) were knighted .

On 30 Jun 1484 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (14) was licensed to enter his lands

After 13 Jul 1494 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 and Margaret Grey Countess Wiltshire -1502 were married. Margaret Grey Countess Wiltshire -1502 by marriage Earl Wiltshire (4C 1470)

On 17 Jun 1497 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (27) , Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (46) and Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1472-1534 (25) fought at Deptford, Kent (Battle of Blackheath aka Cornish Rebellion: Crown). Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos 1462-1511 (35) , John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford 1465-1537 (32) , Robert Sheffield 1461-1518 (35) , Edward Stanhope 1462-1487 and Robert Constable 1478-1537 (19) were knighted. John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (64) acted as judge. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West 1457-1525 (40) commanded.

On 11 Sep 1498 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (28) entertained Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (41) at Drayton House, Drayton, Lowick, Northamptonshire

On 24 Mar 1499 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (28) died at Drayton House, Drayton, Lowick, Northamptonshire

After 24 Mar 1499 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 was buried at St Peter's Church, Lowick, Northamptonshire

The ceremony was attended by Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499, Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers 1453-1491, William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke 1451-1491 and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 who carried the Rod and Dove. Cecily York Viscountess Welles 1469-1507 attended.

ANCESTRY

Father: John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1427-1473

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460

1G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403

2G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford 1336-1386

3G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308

4G GrandMother: Margaret Basset 1280-1337

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester -1342

2G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp Countess Stafford 1334-

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1347

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356

1G GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438

2G GrandFather: Thomas of Woodstock Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester 1355-1397

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester 1366-1399

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton 1341-1373

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton 1347-1419

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

1G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby 1267-1329

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley 1267-1347

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer Baroness Audley Stratton Audley 1270-

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Mother: Constance Green Countess Wiltshire 1427-1475

GrandFather: Henry Green 1347-1399