BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD STAFFORD 3RD DUKE BUCKINGHAM 1478-1521

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 4G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 6G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 14G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 03 Feb 1478 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham was born to Henry Stafford his grandfather 2nd Duke Buckingham (23) and Catherine Woodville at Brecon Castle

On 02 Nov 1483 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (5) succeeded 8th Earl Stafford (1C 1351), 9th Baron Stafford (1C 1299)

In 1485 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (6) was restored 3rd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444)

In 1489 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (10) and Eleanor Percy were married

In 1495 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (16) was appointed 248th Knight Garter: Henry VII

Around 1497 Elizabeth Stafford was born to Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (18) and Eleanor Percy

Around 1499 Katherine Stafford was born to Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (20) and Eleanor Percy

On 18 Sep 1501 Henry Stafford 1st Baron Stafford was born to Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (23) and Eleanor Percy

On 14 Nov 1501 Arthur Tudor Prince Wales (15) and Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England were married at St Paul's Cathedral by Henry Deane Archbishop Canterbury assisted by William Warham Bishop London and a further eighteen bishops. Cecily York (32) bore the train, Thomas Grey his father 2nd Marquess Dorset (24) was Chief Answerer. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (18) and Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (23) attended. [Marriage of Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon]

On 24 Jun 1509 Henry VIII King England and Ireland (17) was crowned VIII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey. Catherine of Aragon Queen Consort England was created Queen Consort England. Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (31) , Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde (32) and Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (66) attended. Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland (16) was knighted. Robert Dymoke (48) attended as the Kings's Champion. Robert Radclyffe 1st Earl Sussex (26) was created Knight of the Bath and served as Lord Sewer. [Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon].

Around 1511 Margaret Stafford was born to Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (32)

In Apr 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (43) was arrested and imprisoned at Tower of London. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk (48) presided at his trial. Thomas Grey his father 2nd Marquess Dorset (43) and Henry Guildford (32) acted as judges. Thomas Brooke 8th Baron Cobham, Anthony Poyntz (41) and Edmund Walsingham (41) as jurors. [Trial and Execution of the Duke of Buckingham]

After 17 May 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham was buried at St Peter's Church

On 17 May 1521 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham (43) was executed at Tower Hill for no specific reason other than his having a significent amount of Plantagenet blood and was, therefore, considered a threat by Henry VIII King England and Ireland (29) . [Trial and Execution of the Duke of Buckingham]

Mary Stafford was born to Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham and Eleanor Percy

ANCESTRY

Father: Henry Stafford his grandfather 2nd Duke Buckingham (3G Grandson Edward III King England)

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford (2G Grandson Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford his brother 5th Earl Stafford (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

5G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Aumale, and around the same time 1st Duke Gloucester (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his uncle 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, his father 2nd Earl Northampton (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Anne Neville (1G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (5G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Alice Audley (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

5G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort (2G Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (1G Grandson Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset (Grandson Edward III King England)

4G GrandFather: John Lancaster 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

5G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

5G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

5G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

3G GrandMother: Margaret Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

5G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Margaret Pipard

Mother: Catherine Woodville (6G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

2G GrandFather: Richard Woodville Chamberlain to the Duke

3G GrandFather: John Woodville

2G GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

3G GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

3G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: Hugh Beauchamp

5G GrandMother: Idonea Lisle

GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg (5G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

2G GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol (4G Grandson Henry III King England)

3G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (3G Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny (8G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandFather: John Luxembourg (7G Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Alix Dampierre

4G GrandMother: Mathilde Châtillon (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

5G GrandFather: Jean Châtillon Count Saint-Pol (1G Grandson Henry III King England)

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Fiennes (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

2G GrandMother: Margherita Baux (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

3G GrandMother: Sueva Orsini (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Roberto Orsini Count (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Sueva del Balzo

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran