Biography of Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham

Timeline

On 15 Aug 1402 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham was born to Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford and Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford.

On 21 Jul 1403 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham succeeded his father as 6th Earl Stafford (1C 1351), 7th Baron Stafford (1C 1299). Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham by marriage Baroness Stafford (1C 1299).

Around 1425 Henry Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

Around 1425 Humphrey Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

On 24 Nov 1427 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

In 1429 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham was appointed 145th Knight Garter: Henry VI.

In Sep 1444 Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham was created 1st Duke Buckingham (1C 1444) by Henry VI King England, II King France 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 was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 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 Prince Wales commanded with Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury, Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury, Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham and Walter Strickland.
The Lancastrians Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset, Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland, William Cotton, Thomas Clifford 8th Baron Clifford and Richard Fortescue were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham was wounded and captured. Henry VI King England, II King France, John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley and Edmund Dudley were captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset was wounded. James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock both fought.

Battle of Ludford Bridge

On 12 Oct 1459 the Battle of Ludford Bridge nearly took place at Ludford Bridge. In the event a large number of the Calais garrison refused to fight against Henry VI King England, II King France who was present. The Yorkist leaders left overnight: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales, the future Edward IV King England, Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland, Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury, Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury and John Dinham 1st Baron Dinham. Thomas Parr was present. The Lancastrian army included Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and William Fitzalan 16th Earl Arundel.

Battle of Northampton

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury, George Neville Archbishop York, William Neville 1st Earl Kent, Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent, Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton defeated the Lancastrian army at the Battle of Northampton. Henry VI King England, II King France was captured. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham, John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford, Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont and John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont were killed. Thomas Tresham fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont and William Norreys were knighted. Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland was executed following the battle. .

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

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

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

Edward Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham were married.

George Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

William Stafford was born to Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham and Anne Neville Duchess Buckingham.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stafford

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke, Countess Buckingham

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

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

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

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

Kings England: Great Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

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

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

Ancestry

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

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

Great GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

Great x 3 GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Basset Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley Great x 2 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer Baroness Audley Stratton Audley Great x 3 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

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

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

Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Tosny Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Bohun

Great GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore Great x 2 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Piers Geneville

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Mother: Anne of Gloucester Plantagenet Count Eu, Countess Stafford Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward II King England Son Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England Son Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland Great x 4 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland Great x 3 Grandson Stephen I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland Great x 5 Granddaughter William "Conqueror" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

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

Great GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 7th Earl Hereford, 6th Earl Essex, 2nd Earl Northampton Great Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Count Holland Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Joan Fitzalan Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Northampton Great x 2 Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel Great x 4 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great x 2 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster Grandson Henry III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Chaworth