Biography of Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon

Timeline

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

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

Battle of Edgecote Moor

On 26 Jul 1469 the Yorkist army suffered a defeat against a Lancastrian army led by Robin of Redesdale at the Battle of Edgecote Moor. The Yorkist army was commanded by John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon and William "Black William" Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke. Thomas Vaughan, John Wogan, Henry Neville, John Conyers and Oliver Dudley were killed. Humphrey Stafford 1st Earl Devon, John Conyers and William Parr fought. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers and John Woodville were captured. Richard Herbert was executed.

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

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

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stafford

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 17 Grand Son of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth, King Powys, King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 16 Grand Son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll King Gwynedd, King Powys, King Deheubarth

Kings England: Great x 12 Grand Son of Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 20 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France

Ancestry

Father: William Stafford Great x 11 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 10 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Humphrey Stafford Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Stafford

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Stafford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabel Stafford

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Stafford Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Hastings Baroness Stafford Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandMother: Alice Greville

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Greville

Mother: Catherine Chideocke

GrandFather: John Chideocke