BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY STAFFORD 2ND DUKE BUCKINGHAM 1454-1483

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On 04 Sep 1454 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was born to Humphrey Stafford and Margaret Beaufort

In 1458 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham succeeded 8th Baron Stafford (1C 1299)

In 1458 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham succeeded 7th Earl Stafford (1C 1351)

On 10 Jul 1460 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham succeeded 2nd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444)

In 1466 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville were married

Around 1474 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was appointed 211th Knight Garter: Edward IV

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

Around 1479 Elizabeth Stafford was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville

Around 1479 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville

Around 1483 Anne Stafford was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham at Tower Green (Execution of Hastings). John Morton and Thomas Rotherham were arrested.

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 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was beheaded at Marketplace for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset and Eleanor Bohun escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford, Giles Daubeney and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke.

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Father: Humphrey Stafford

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: Margaret Beaufort

GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset

2G GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Dorset, 1st Marquess Somerset

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

2G GrandMother: Margaret Holland

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent

4G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent

5G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

5G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

4G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales

5G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

5G GrandMother: Margaret Wake

3G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan

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

5G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

5G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

5G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

5G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp

2G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick

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

3G GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers

4G GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers

5G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers

5G GrandMother: Isabel Verdun

4G GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville

2G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle

3G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle

4G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

5G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

5G GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer

5G GrandFather: Hugh Despencer

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare

3G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle

4G GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle

5G GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

4G GrandMother: Margaret Pipard

5G GrandFather: William Pipard