BIOGRAPHY OF HUMPHREY STAFFORD 1ST EARL DEVON 1439-1469

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: STAFFORD

Descent English Royalty: 12G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 10G Grandson Louis "Fat" VI King France

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

EVENTS

Around 1439 Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon was born to William Stafford (19) and Catherine Chideocke at Staffordshire

Before Jul 1469 Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon was created 1st Earl Devon (2C 1469)

On 26 Jul 1469 the Yorkist army suffered a defeat against a Lancastrian army led by Robin of Redesdale. The Yorkist army was commanded by John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (34) and William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (46) . Thomas Vaughan (69) , John Wogan, Henry Neville (32) , John Conyers (49) and Oliver Sutton (32) were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon (30) , John Conyers and William Parr (35) fought. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers (64) and John Woodville (24) were captured. Richard Herbert (46) was executed.

On Aug 1469 Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon (30) forfeit 1st Earl Devon (2C 1469)

On 17 Aug 1469 Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon (30) was executed by a mob at Bridgwater

ANCESTRY

Father: William Stafford (11G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford (10G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford (9G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Stafford

3G GrandFather: William Stafford

4G GrandFather: William Stafford

4G GrandMother: Ermentrude Unknown

3G GrandMother: Isabel Stafford

4G GrandFather: Robert Stafford

4G GrandMother: Gundreda Stafford

2G GrandMother: Margaret Stafford (8G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" 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: Katherine Hastings (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: John Hastings 2nd Baron Hastings, 14th Baron Bergavenny (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Juliane Leybourne

1G GrandMother: Alice Greville

2G GrandFather: John Greville

Mother: Catherine Chideocke

GrandFather: John Chideocke