GENERAL

BIOGRAPHY OF HENRY STAFFORD DUKE BUCKINGHAM 1454-1483

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

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

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

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

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

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

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

Around 1483 Anne Stafford was born to Henry Stafford 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 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 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 Duke Suffolk (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 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 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 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 Duke Buckingham, had been hanged for treason in 1483.

ANCESTRY

Father: Humphrey Stafford

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham

1G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 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 Baron 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 Baron Geneville

1G GrandMother: Anne "Gloucester" Plantagenet

2G GrandFather: Thomas Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 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 Earl Hereford, Earl Essex, 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: Margaret Beaufort

GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset

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

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

1G GrandMother: Margaret Holland

2G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent

3G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent

4G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

4G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

3G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales

4G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

4G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baron Wake Liddell

2G GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey

4G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

4G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth

GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp

1G GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick

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 Baron Geneville

2G GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers

3G GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby

4G GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby

4G GrandMother: Isabel Verdun

3G GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville

1G GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley 4th Baron Lisle

2G GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle

3G GrandFather: Maurice Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

4G GrandFather: Thomas Rich Berkeley 8th Baron Berkeley

4G GrandMother: Margaret Mortimer

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Despencer

4G GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clare

2G GrandMother: Margaret Lisle 3rd Baron Lisle

3G GrandFather: Warin Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle

4G GrandFather: Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan

3G GrandMother: Margaret Pipard

4G GrandFather: William Pipard