John de Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (c.1427 - 1473)

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Birthplace: Buckingham, Eng
Death: Died in England, United Kingdom
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About John de Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire

John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (24 November 1420 – 8 May 1473) was an English nobleman, the youngest son of Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham.

In 1461 he was made a Knight of the Bath.

He fought on the Yorkist side at the Battle of Hexham in 1464. In 1469 he was made Steward of the Duchy of Cornwall for life; that year or the next he was created Earl of Wiltshire; in 1471 he was made Chief Butler of England, and in 1472 a Knight of the Garter.

He married Constance Green, and had one child, Edward, who succeeded him as earl of Wiltshire.

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Sir John Stafford's Timeline

1427
1427
Buckingham, Eng
1456
January 19, 1456
Age 29
Maxstoke Castle, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
1470
April 7, 1470
Age 43
April 7, 1470
Age 43
1473
May 8, 1473
Age 46
England, United Kingdom
1473
Age 46
Probably, Pleshey, Essex, England
1934
February 17, 1934
Age 46
February 17, 1934
Age 46
February 17, 1934
Age 46
April 5, 1934
Age 46