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Biography of Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460

CONTENT

1403 Battle of Shrewsbury

1455 First Battle of St Albans

1459 Battle of Ludford Bridge

Battle of Northampton 1460


Family Trees

Descent

Ancestry

On 15 Aug 1402 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 was born to Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (24) and Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438 (19) .

Battle of Shrewsbury

On 21 Jul 1403 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (36) , with his son the future Henry V King England 1386-1422 (16) , defeated the rebel army of Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 (39) at the Battle of Shrewsbury at the site now known as Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire . Henry V King England 1386-1422 (16) took an arrow to the side of his face leaving him severely scarred. John Stanley 1350-1414 (53) was wounded in the throat. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (36) fought and was awarded £38 and two of the rebel Henry's horses. Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (21) fought for the King. Walter Blount 1348-1403 (55) , the King's Standard Bearer, was killed by Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine 1372-1424 (31) .
Edmund Cockayne 1356-1403 (47) was killed .
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 (25) was killed . His son Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 succeeded as 6th Earl Stafford (1C 1351) , 7th Baron Stafford (1C 1299) . Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Baroness Stafford (1C 1299) .
Hugh Shirley 1351-1403 (52) was killed ; he was one of four knights dressed as Henry IV King England 1367-1413 (36) .
Of the rebels, Henry "Hotspur" Percy 1364-1403 (39) , Madog Kynaston 1360-1403 (43) and John Clifton -1403 were killed . Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 (60) was beheaded after the battle. Richard Vernon 1355-1403 (48) was hanged .

Around 1425 Humphrey Stafford 1425-1458 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (22) and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham .

Around 1425 Henry Stafford 1425-1471 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (22) and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

On 24 Nov 1427 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire 1427-1473 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (25) and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham .

In 1429 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (26) was appointed 145th Knight Garter: Henry VI .

In 1438 Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438 (55) died . He was buried at Llanthony Secunda Priory, Gloucester, Gloucestershire .

In Sep 1444 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (42) was created 1st Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) by Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (22) in reward many years of loyal and continuous service to the Crown. Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Duchess Buckingham (1C 1444) .

In 1446 Anne Stafford Baroness Cobham Sternborough 1446-1472 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (43) and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham .

First Battle of St Albans

On 22 May 1455 the Wars of the Roses commenced with the First Battle of St Albans . Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (43) commanded with Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (27) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (55) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (40) and Walter Strickland 1411-1467 (44) .
The Lancastrians ...
Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 (49) was killed . His son Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (19) succeeded as 3rd Duke Somerset (2C 1448) ,
Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland 1393-1455 (62) was killed . His son Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (33) succeeded as 3rd Earl Northumberland (1C 1377) . Eleanor Poynings Countess Northumberland 1422-1480 (33) by marriage Countess Northumberland (1C 1377) .
Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford 1414-1455 (41) was killed . His son John "Butcher" Clifford 9th Baron Clifford 1435-1461 (20) succeeded as 9th Baron Clifford , 9th Lord Skipton . Margaret Bromflete Baroness Clifford 1436-1493 (19) by marriage Baroness Clifford .
William Cotton 1410-1455 (45) and Richard Fortescue 1414-1455 (41) were killed .
Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (52) was wounded and captured.
Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (33) , John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (54) and Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 (30) were captured.
Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset 1436-1464 (19) was wounded. James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (34) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (55) fought.

Battle of Ludford Bridge

On 12 Oct 1459 the Battle of Ludford Bridge nearly took place at Ludford Bridge, Ludlow, Shropshire .In the event a large number of the Calais garrison refused to fight against Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (37) who was present.
The Yorkist Richard 3rd Duke York 1411-1460 (48) , the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (17) , Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland 1443-1460 (16) , Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (31) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59) left overnight.
John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham 1433-1501 (26) and Thomas Parr 1407-1464 (52) were present.
The Lancastrian army included Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) and William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel 1417-1487 (41) .

Battle of Northampton 1460

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) , George Neville Archbishop York 1432-1476 (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at the Battle of Northampton 1460 .
Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (38) was captured.
Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) was killed . His grandson Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (5) succeeded as 2nd Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) , 7th Earl Stafford (1C 1351) , 8th Baron Stafford (1C 1299) .
John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (42) was killed . His son John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (11) succeeded as 3rd Earl Shrewsbury (2C 1442) , 3rd Earl Waterford , 8th Baron Furnivall (1C 1295) , 12th Baron Strange Blackmere (1C 1309) , 9th Baron Talbot (1C 1331)
Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (37) was killed .
John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (50) was killed . His son William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) succeeded as 2nd Viscount Beaumont .
Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (40) fought.
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and William Norreys 1441-1507 (19) were knighted.
Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460 was executed following the battle.

George Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

William Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

Catherine Stafford Countess Shrewsbury, Countess Waterford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

Joan Stafford Viscountess Beaumont was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham .

Margaret Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham .

Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham were married (he was her second-cousin).

Edward Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stafford

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke Countess Buckingham 1145-1188

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Edward III King England 1312-1377

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great Grand Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland 1031-1093

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

Ancestry

Father: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 Great x 3 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford 1336-1386 Great x 2 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 Great x 7 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308


Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford 1246-1287


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton 1250-1302


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Basset 1280-1337 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton 1264-1299 Great x 5 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349 Great Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley 1267-1347 Great x 2 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer 1269-1328 Great x 3 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester -1342 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford 1243-1295 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan of Acre Countess Gloucester, Countess Hertford 1272-1307 Daughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp Countess Stafford 1334- Great x 5 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 Great x 6 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 2 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315


Great x 3 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick 1238-1301


Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1325 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Tosny 1255-1295 Great x 4 Grandson of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369 Great x 4 Granddaughter of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 Great x 3 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304 Great x 2 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes 1269- Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 Great x 7 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Great x 3 GrandFather: Piers Geneville


Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan 1260-1323 Great x 6 Granddaughter of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135


Mother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford 1383-1438 Granddaughter of Edward III King England 1312-1377


GrandFather: Thomas of Woodstock Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester 1355-1397 Son of Edward III King England 1312-1377


Great GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377 Son of Edward II King England 1284-1327


Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327 Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 Son of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Philippa of Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369 Great x 5 Granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337 Great x 4 Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304 Great x 3 Grandson of Stephen I King England 1094-1154


Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland 1252-1311 Great x 5 Granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087


Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325 Great x 3 Grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois 1273-1299 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester 1366-1399 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton 1341-1373 Great Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton 1309-1361 Grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 3 GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex 1276-1322


Great x 3 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Holland 1282-1316 Daughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307


Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356 Great x 4 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322


Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333 Great x 3 Granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189


Great GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton 1347-1419 Great x 2 Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376 Great x 5 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326 Great x 4 Grandson of John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216


Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel


Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372 Great Granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345 Grandson of Henry III King England 1207-1272


Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322