Biography of John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire

Timeline

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

In 1461 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was appointed as Knight of the Bath.

Battle of Hexham

On 15 May 1464 a Yorkist army commanded by John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu defeated a Lancastrian army commanded by Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset at Hexham during the Battle of Hexham. Those fighting for York included John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire, John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton and Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles. Of the Lancastrian army William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme fought. Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford and Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer were both captured. Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset was beheaded following the battle.
On 18 May 1464 Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford was executed at Newcastle on Tyne. Philip Wentworth 4th Baron Despencer was executed at Middleham. .

On 05 Jan 1470 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was created 1st Earl Wiltshire (4C 1470).

Before 07 Apr 1470 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire and Constance Green Countess Wiltshire were married. Constance Green Countess Wiltshire by marriage Countess Wiltshire (4C 1470).

On 07 Apr 1470 Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire was born to John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire and Constance Green Countess Wiltshire.

In 1472 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire was appointed 204th Knight Garter: Edward IV.

On 08 May 1473 John Stafford 1st Earl Wiltshire died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Stafford

Maternal Family Tree: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England

Descent

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

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

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

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Basset Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 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 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

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

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Bohun 1st Earl Northampton Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

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

Great x 3 GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey Great Granddaughter Henry III King England

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

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

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby

Great x 3 GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby Great x 3 Granddaughter 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 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles Great x 3 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

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

Great x 2 GrandFather: Edward III King England Son Edward II King England

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

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 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 GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault Great x 4 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great x 2 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet