Biography of Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire

Timeline

Around 1479 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford.

On 22 Apr 1505 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was appointed 261st Knight Garter: Henry VII.

After 08 Oct 1505 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire paid Henry VII £2000 for permission to marry the wealthy Cecily Bonville Marchioness Dorset who was some nineteen years older than Stafford, and had seven sons and seven daughters by her first marriage.

On 21 Apr 1509 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was imprisoned on suspicion of treason, but was released without charge.

On 27 Jan 1510 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (5C 1510).

Birth and Death of Prince Henry

In Feb 1511 Henry VIII celebrated the birth of his son by holding a magnificent tournament at Westminster. The challengers included Henry VIII who fought as Cuere Loyall, Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter as Bon Vouloir, Edward Neville as Joyeulx Penser, Thomas Knyvet as Valiant Desyr and Thomas Tyrrell.
On Day 1 of the tournament the Answerers included: William Parr 1st Baron Parr Horton, Henry Grey 4th Earl Kent, Thomas Cheney, Richard Blount and Robert Morton.
On Day 2 of the tournament the Answerers included: Richard Tempest, Thomas Lucy, Henry Guildford, Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk, Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl Wiltshire, 1st Earl Ormonde, Richard Grey, Leonard Grey 1st Viscount Grane, Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk, Edmund Howard and Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire.

On 06 Apr 1523 Henry Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stafford

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp Countess Stafford Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas of Woodstock Plantagenet 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 1st Duke Gloucester Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Bohun Duchess Albemarle aka Aumale, Duchess Gloucester Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

GrandMother: Margaret Beaufort Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 4 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Berkeley Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Berkeley 9th Baron Berkeley, 3rd Baron Lisle Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Lisle Baroness Berkeley, 3rd Baroness Lisle Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Mother: Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry III King England

GrandFather: Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers

Great GrandFather: Richard Woodville

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Woodville

Great GrandMother: Joan Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Bittelsgate

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Beauchamp

GrandMother: Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great GrandFather: Peter Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol Great x 4 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Luxembourg Great x 3 Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Luxembourg I Count Saint-Pol, I Count Ligny Great x 8 Grandson William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mathilde Chatillon Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Brienne

Great GrandMother: Margherita Baux Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Francesco Baux 1st Duke Andria

Great x 2 GrandMother: Sueva Orsini Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Orsini Count Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Sabran