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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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Biography

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]

Marriage

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

Death

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]

Sources

  • Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.4. Fmg.ac. 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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