BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD STAFFORD 2ND EARL WILTSHIRE 1470-1499

EVENTS

On 07 Apr 1470 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was born to John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire and Constance Green

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

On 18 Apr 1475 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was appointed as Knight of the Bath

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III. William Brandon, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, Thomas St Leger, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England, Elizabeth York, Giles Daubeney and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland attended. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings's Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy.

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales was created Prince Wales at York Minster (Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales) at an event attended by Richard III King England, Anne Neville Queen Consort England and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire. Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick and John York were knighted.

On 30 Jun 1484 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was licensed to enter his lands

On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey (Coronation of Elizabeth of York). The ceremony was attended by Giles Daubeney,Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire, Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Giles Daubeney, Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers, William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel who carried the Rod and Dove.

After 13 Jul 1494 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire and Margaret Grey were married

On 17 Jun 1497 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire, Henry Willoughby and Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland fought at Deptford (Battle of Blackheath aka Cornish Rebellion: Crown). Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos, John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford, Robert Sheffield, Edward Stanhope and Robert Constable were knighted. John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham acted as judge. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr commanded.

On 11 Sep 1498 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire entertained Henry VII King England and Ireland at Drayton House

On 24 Mar 1499 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire died at Drayton House

After 24 Mar 1499 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was buried at St Peter's Church

ANCESTRY

Father: John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham

2G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford

3G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford

4G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

5G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

5G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

4G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

5G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

3G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick

5G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

5G GrandMother: Alice Tosny

4G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer

5G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

5G GrandMother: Joan Geneville

2G GrandMother: Anne Plantagenet

3G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Gloucester, 1st Duke Aumale

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England

5G GrandFather: Edward II King England

5G GrandMother: Isabella Capet

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault

5G GrandFather: William Hainault

5G GrandMother: Joan Valois

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton

5G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere

4G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

GrandMother: Anne Neville

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

3G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

5G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering

4G GrandMother: Alice Audley

5G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley

5G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

3G GrandMother: Maud Percy

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

4G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford

5G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

5G GrandMother: Maud Clare

2G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

3G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster

4G GrandFather: Edward III King England

5G GrandFather: Edward II King England

5G GrandMother: Isabella Capet

4G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault

5G GrandFather: William Hainault

5G GrandMother: Joan Valois

3G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

4G GrandFather: Giles Roet

Mother: Constance Green

GrandFather: Henry Green