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  • ID: I34615
  • Name: Henry STAFFORD , KB, KG, 2nd Duke of Buckingham 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 2nd Duke of /Buckingham/, Henry Stafford
  • Name: 7th Earl of STAFFORD , Henry Stafford 2
  • Birth: 4 SEP 1455 in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales 1
  • Death: 2 NOV 1485 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (beheaded) 1
  • Burial: Grey Friars, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Note:
    BARONY OF STAFFORD (VIII) 1460 to 1483

    EARLDOM OF STAFFORD (VII) 1460 to 1483

    DUKEDOM OF BUCKINGHAM (II) 1460 to 1483

    EARLDOM OF BUCKINGHAM (VI, 3) 1460 to 1483

    Henry (Stafford) Duke of Buckingham, &c., grandson and heir, being only son and heir of Humphrey Stafford, styled Earl of Stafford, by Margaret his wife abovenamed, b. 4 Sep 1455. Constable of Nottingham Castle 17 June 1460. KB, 26 May 1465 at the coronation of Elizabeth, wife of Edward IV; KG, 1474. Having been of great service in securing accession of Richard III, at whose coronation, 6 July 1483, he was present as Great Lord Chamberlain, so appointed 28 June 1483, he received numerous grants of most important offices from him, being Warden of the Cinque Ports, 1483, and was 15 July 1483, acknowledged as (hereditary) Lord High Constable. His fidelity, however, to that King lasted but a few months, and, joining in the plot to place the Earl of Richmond on the throne, he was beheaded (without any legal trial) at Salisbury, 2 Nov, following, and attainted.

    He m. Katharine (sister to Elizabeth, Queen Consort of Edward IV), daughter of Richard (Wydeville), Earl Rivers, by Jacqueline, daughter of Pierre de Luxembourg, Count of St. Pol and Brienne. He d. as afsd., 2 Nov 1483, and was buried at the Grey Friars, aged 28. His widow m., before Nov 1485, Jasper (Tudor), Duke of Bedford, who dsp. legit, 21 Dec 1495. She m. 3rdly, as his 1st wife, Sir Richard Wingfield, KG, who d. 22 July 1525. [Complete Peerage II:389-90, XIV:121]




    Father: Humphrey STAFFORD , "Earl of Stafford" b: ABT 1424 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England
    Mother: Margaret BEAUFORT b: ABT 1438 in London, Middlesex, England

    Marriage 1 Katherine WYDEVILLE b: 4 AUG 1458 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
    • Married: ABT 1475 in 1st husband 3
    Children
    1. Has No Children Edward STAFFORD , KB, KG, 3rd Duke of Buckingham b: 3 FEB 1477/78 in Brecknock Castle, Breconshire, Wales

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:389-90
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XII/1:182
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: II:389-90
      Text: no date, 1st husband
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