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Alianora (Percy) Stafford (1476 - 1530)

Lady Alianora (Eleanor) "Duchess of Buckingham" Stafford formerly Percy aka de Percy
Born in Leconfield, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Wife of — married after Dec 1489 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Grey Friars, London, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Eleanor Percy was born circa 1476 at Leconfield, Yorkshire, England, the daughter of Sir Henry Percy and Maud Herbert.[1][2][3]

Marriage & Children

A contract for the marriage of Eleanor Percy and Sir Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke Buckingham, 8th Earl & 9th Lord of Stafford, Earl of Hereford & Northampton, Constable of England was signed on 14 December 1490. They had 1 son & 3 daughters:[1][2][3]
  1. Henry, 1st Lord Stafford
  2. Elizabeth, wife of Sir Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Earl of Surrey, Earl Marshal of England
  3. Katherine, wife of Sir Ralph Neville, 4th Earl of Westmorland
  4. Mary, wife of Sir George Neville, 5th Lord Bergavenny).


Eleanor Percy died on 13 February 1530; Buried at the church of the Greyfriars, London.[1][2][3] Her estate was probated on 15 May 1531.[2][3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 676.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 85.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. V, p. 22-23.

See Also:

  • Collins, Arthur, and Egerton Brydges. "Percy, Duke of Northumberland" in Collins's Peerage of England Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Vol. II. London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, Otridge and Son ... et Al., 1812. 217-366. Print.

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What are the sources for her given name being Alianora? Everywhere she is referred to as Eleanor, even throughout her biography on here. The Wikipedia article linked to does refer to her also being known as Alianore, with an e not an a. Does Richardson give Alianora as her given name?
posted by Christopher Kenney
Since there have been no objections image of [[Percy-416|Eleanor Percy] has been removed from this profile.
posted by C. Mackinnon
This portrait has been identified as of [[Percy-416|Eleanor Percy]
posted by C. Mackinnon
Hi there I see Eleanor is my 14th g-grandmother. I knew I came from British aristocracy.

Cheers Teresa

555 Wikidata - Different birth date
Wikidata has no source and can be disregarded. Birth date is approximate.
posted by Michael Cayley
* Find A Grave: Memorial #43435870
  • Burial: Grey Friars London, London, City of London, Greater London, England
posted by Andrea (Stawski) Pack

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