BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY STAFFORD 2ND DUKE BUCKINGHAM 1454-1483

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: STAFFORD

Descent English Royalty: 3G Grandson Edward III King England

Descent French Royalty: 5G Grandson Philip "Fair" IV King France

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 04 Sep 1454 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was born to Humphrey Stafford (29) and Margaret Beaufort (17)

On 10 Jul 1460 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (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 (11) and Catherine Woodville were married

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

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

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

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

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

On 16 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (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 (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 (52) was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England (30) and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) at Tower Green. Cardinal John Morton (63) and Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York (59) were arrested. [Execution of Hastings]

On 16 Jun 1483 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (65) removed the younger brother of Edward V Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (9) from Sanctuary to the Tower at Tower of London. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) was present. [Richard, Duke of York, removed from Sanctuary to the Tower]

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 15 Jul 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) was appointed as Constable England. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (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 (31) . Leicester. 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 (31) . Leicester. 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 (29) was beheaded at Marketplace for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (28) and Eleanor Bohun escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford, Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (32) and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford (33) and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke (31) .

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

ANCESTRY

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

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

1G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford (3G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandMother: Margaret Basset (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

2G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton (1G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton (Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan (2G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

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

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

2G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

4G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

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

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Maud Percy (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

4G GrandMother: Maud Clare (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

1G GrandMother: Joan Beaufort (Granddaughter Edward III King England)

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

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

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

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

2G GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (Son Edward III King England)

3G GrandFather: Edward III King England (Son Edward II King England)

4G GrandFather: Edward II King England (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England (5G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland (4G Grandson Stephen I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Valois (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

2G GrandMother: Katherine Roet

3G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

1G GrandMother: Margaret Holland (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent (4G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

4G GrandMother: Maud Zouche (3G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princessss Wales (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent (Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baroness Wake Liddell (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet (1G Granddaughter Henry III King England)

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (Grandson Henry III King England)

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

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

1G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

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

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

4G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Isabel Verdun (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

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

3G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (4G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

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

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

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

2G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Pipard

4G GrandFather: William Pipard