BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY STAFFORD 2ND DUKE BUCKINGHAM 1454-1483

GENERAL

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EVENTS

On 04 Sep 1454 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458 (29) and Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474 (17)

On 10 Jul 1460 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (5) succeeded his grandfather as 2nd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444), 7th Earl Stafford (1C 1351), 8th Baron Stafford (1C 1299)

In 1466 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (11) and Catherine Woodville were married

Around 1474 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (19) was appointed 211th Knight Garter: Edward IV

On 03 Feb 1478 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (23) and Catherine Woodville at Brecon Castle, Brecon, Breconshire, Welsh March

Around 1479 Elizabeth Stafford 1479-1532 was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (24) and Catherine Woodville

Around 1479 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1479-1523 was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (24) and Catherine Woodville

Around 1483 Anne Stafford 1483-1544 was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) and Catherine Woodville

On 16 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's servant Henry[1] (28) duke of Buckingham, of the offices of chief justice and chamberlain in South and North Wales, constable of the castles and counties of Kermerdyn[2] and Cardigan[3], the castles of Abrustwith[4], co Cardigan, and Denevour in South Wales[5], the castle and town of Tonebigh[6], co. Pembroke, the castle and lordship of Kylgarvan[7] in South Wales, the castle and town of Llan Stepham[8] in South Wales, the lordship of Wallewynscastell [9] in South Wales, the lordship of Westhaverford in South Wales[10], constable, steward, and receiver of the castle, lordshiop and manor of Uske[11], the castle and lordship of Carlion[12], the castle, lordship and manor of Dynas, the castle and a moiety of the lordship of Ewyas Lacy, the castles, lordships and manors of Belth,Clifford, Radnore, Melenyth, Montgomery, Dynbigh, Elvell and Narberth, the castle, lordship and manors of Wygmore and Holt in the marches of Wales, and the lordship and manor of Bromfield in the same marches, steward and receiver of the lordships and manors of Norton, Knyghton, Raydor, Guerthrenyon, Comotoyder, Glasbury, Weryfreton, Cherbury, Terthic, Halcetur, Kadewyn, Newton, Kyry in the marches ..

On 20 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) . Westminster. Grant to the king's kinsman Henry[1] (28) duke of Buckingham, of the supervision and power of array of the king's subjects in the counties of Salop, Hereford, Somerset, Dorset and Wilts. FOedera. By p.s.

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (52) was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) at Tower Green, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (63) and Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1423-1500 (59) were arrested.

On 16 Jun 1483 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) removed the younger brother of Edward V Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- (9) from Sanctuary, Westminster Abbey, Westminster to the Tower at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) was present.

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. 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 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503 (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46) , Elizabeth York 1444-1503 (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (32) 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 King Mann 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort 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 15 Jul 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) was appointed as Constable England. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Henry[1] (28) , duke of Buckingham, of divers specified offices and powers in North and South Wales and the marches.
The like to the same[2] (28) of the office of constable of England[3], with the accustomed fees. By p.s.

On 23 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31) . Leicester, Leicestershire. Precept to the sheriff of Devon to issue a proclamation (English) denouncing Thomas Dorset[1] (28) , late Marquess of Dorset[2], who holds unshameful and mischievous woman called Shore's wife in adultery, Sir William Noreys[3] (42) , Sir William Knevet[4] (43) , Sir Thomas Bourghchier of Barnes, Sir George Broun, knights, John Cheyne, John Noreis, Walter Hungerford[5], John Russh and John Harecourt of Staunton, who have assembled the people by the comfort of the great rebel[6] (29) the late duke of Bukyngham and bishops of Ely and Salisbury, and offering rewards for their capture and pardon for all who withdraw from them. Foedera. By K.

On 28 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England 1452-1485 (31) . Leicester, Leicestershire. General commission of array to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell[1] (27) , viscount Lovel his chamberlain, for the resistance of the rebel Henry[2] (29) , duke of Buskingham. Mutilated. By K. by word of mouth.

On 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (29) was beheaded at Marketplace, Salisbury, Wiltshire for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset 1455-1501 (28) and Eleanor Bohun 1304-1363 escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford -1516, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 (32) and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (33) and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke 1452-1502 (31) .

In Dec 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham 1478-1521 (11) and Eleanor Percy -1530 were married. The executors of her father Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489, who had been hanged by rebels during the Northern Rebellion earlier in the year, having paid Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (32) £4000 for the privilege. His father, Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483, had been hanged for treason in 1483.Fourth Cousin, Fourth Cousin

ANCESTRY

Father: Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458

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 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley 1318-1349

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

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare -1342

2G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp 1334-

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

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

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny 1284-1347

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer 1314-1369

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

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville 1286-1356

1G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet 1383-1438

2G GrandFather: Thomas 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 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun 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 1313-1356

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan 1347-1419

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

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372

GrandMother: Anne Neville

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 1267-1329

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley 1304-1374

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

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer 1270-

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy

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

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

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford

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

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare 1276-1327

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort 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 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

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

Mother: Margaret Beaufort 1437-1474

GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455

1G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410

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 1294-1342

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

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

1G GrandMother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439

2G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360

4G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland 1283-1328

4G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

3G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385

4G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baroness Wake Liddell 1300-1349

2G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan 1350-1416

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp 1408-1468

1G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401

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

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

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny 1284-1347

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer 1314-1369

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

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville 1286-1356

2G GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby 1333-1372

4G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby 1303-1343

4G GrandMother: Isabel Verdun 1316-1349

3G GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle 1386-1422

2G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle 1352-1417

3G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1320-1368

4G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley 1296-1361

4G GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer 1304-1337

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer 1325-1389

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare 1292-

2G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle 1362-1391

3G GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1330-1382

4G GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

3G GrandMother: Margaret Pipard

4G GrandFather: William Pipard