Duke Edward Stafford

Duke Edward Stafford

Male 1477 - 1521  (44 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Edward Stafford  [1
    Prefix Duke 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 3 Feb 1477  Brecknock Castle Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1521  Tower Hill, Tower of London, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Austin Friars, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75759  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 

    Father Henry Stafford,   b. 4 Sep 1455, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1483, Salisbury, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Mother Katherine Wydeville,   b. 1449, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1497  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Feb 1465-1466 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Family ID F45681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Duchess Eleanor Percy,   b. Abt 1480, Leconfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1530  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1490  [1
    Children 
    +1. Mary Stafford,   b. Abt 1495, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Stafford,   b. Abt 1497, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1558, Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     3. Countess Catherine Stafford,   b. Abt 1499, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1555, Holywell Inn, Shoreditch, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     4. Henry Stafford,   b. 18 Sep 1501, Penshurst, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1563, Caus Castle, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Margaret Stafford,   b. Abt 1511, Wilton In Cleveland, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1537, Smithfield, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F30944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • - K.G., Knight of the Bath. Buried at Austin Friars, London.

      - 8th Earl of Stafford, 9th Lord Stafford.

      - Restored to all his father's honors in 1485.

      - License to castellate his manor at Thornbury 9 Jul 1510.

      - Seems to have had some notions about his possible right to the Crown.

      - Had acquired the enmity of Cardinal Wolsey.

      - Accused & found guilty of high treason on very flimsy grounds; executed.

      3rd Duke of Buckingham. Edward had evoked the enmity of Cardinal Wolsey, and the Cardinal eventually was able to have the duke tried for treason. Having been found guilty, he was executed like his father before him.

      Created Earls of Stafford on the 5th of March 1351 and Dukes of Buckingham on the 14th of September 1444

  • Sources 
    1. [S191] Plantagenet Ancestry of 17th Century Colonists, David Faris, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD, 1996), 1st ed, pp 244-246 "Saint Leger" (Reliability: 0).


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