BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD STAFFORD 2ND EARL WILTSHIRE 1470-1499

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: STAFFORD

EVENTS

On 07 Apr 1470 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was born to John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire (42) and Constance Green (43)

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

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

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (33) , Thomas St Leger (43) , Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (46) , Elizabeth York (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (59) attended. Robert Dymoke (22) attended as the Kings' Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Richard III]

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales (9) was created Prince Wales, Earl Chester (6C 1483) at York Minster at an event attended by Richard III King England (30) , Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) . Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick (8) and John York (11) were knighted [Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales].

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

On 25 Nov 1487 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (21) was crowned as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony was attended by Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (36) , Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (17) , Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby (34) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (36) , Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers (34) , William Herbert 2nd Earl Pembroke (36) and Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (37) who carried the Rod and Dove. [Coronation of Elizabeth of York]

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

On 17 Jun 1497 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (27) , Henry Willoughby (46) and Thomas Fiennes 8th Baron Dacre Gilsland (25) fought at Deptford (Battle of Blackheath aka Cornish Rebellion: Crown). Giles Brugge 6th Baron Chandos (35) , John Hussey 1st Baron Hussey Sleaford (32) , Robert Sheffield (35) , Edward Stanhope (35) and Robert Constable (19) were knighted. John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham (64) acted as judge. Thomas West 8th Baron De La Warr, 5th Baron West (40) commanded.

On 11 Sep 1498 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (28) entertained Henry VII King England and Ireland (41) at Drayton House

On 24 Mar 1499 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (28) 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

1G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford

2G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford

3G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

2G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville

1G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet

2G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

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

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun

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

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan

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

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

GrandMother: Anne Neville

1G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering

3G GrandMother: Alice Audley

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

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

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

Mother: Constance Green

GrandFather: Henry Green