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Humphrey Stafford Knt (abt. 1424 - aft. 1455)

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Sir Humphrey "Earl of Stafford" Stafford Knt
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Died after in Battle of 1st St Albans, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
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Humphrey, Earl of Stafford (b. 1428 - d. c. 1549),[1] is the son of Humphrey, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Anne, dau. of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland, and Joan Beaufort.[2][3]


He married Margaret Beaufort, dau. of Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset and Eleanor Beauchamp.[2]


While the earl is also said to have fought on the Lancastrian side during the First Battle of St. Albans, he may have survived but later died from the plague.[4]


  • Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.4. Web.[1]
  • Richardson, D. (2013). Royal Ancestry, IV, pp. 654.

  1. Wikipedia: Humphrey Stafford, Earl of Stafford
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cawley, 2006
  3. Wikipedia: Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham#Family; Richard III Society.
  4. WIkipedia

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On 24 Jun 2013 at 15:07 GMT Wendy (Smith) Hampton wrote:

Hope you are happy that I placed Humphrey in the War of the Roses Category do erase if not :-)

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