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Sir Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham

Birthplace: Brecknock Castle, Brecknockshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Death: May 17, 1521 (43)
Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England (Execution)
Place of Burial: Austin Friars Churchyard, London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Katherine Wydeville, Duchess of Buckingham
Husband of Eleanor Percy, Duchess of Buckingham
Father of Elizabeth Howard, Duchess of Norfolk; Lady Mary Neville, Baroness Abergavenny; Catherine Stafford, Countess of Westmoreland; Henry Stafford, Sr., 1st Baron Stafford and Margaret Stafford
Brother of Henry Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire; Elizabeth Radcliffe, Countess of Sussex; Sir Humphrey Stafford and Anne Stafford, Countess of Huntington

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About Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham

"Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, KG (3 February 1478 – 17 May 1521) was an English nobleman. He was the son of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, and Katherine Woodville, whose sister, Queen Elizabeth Woodville, was the wife of King Edward IV. He was convicted of treason, and executed on 17 May 1521."












Citations / Sources:

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, pages 390-391. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 130. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S16] #894 Cahiers de Saint-Louis (1976), Louis IX, Roi de France, (Angers: J. Saillot, 1976), FHL book 944 D22ds., vol. 2 p. 68, 119.

[S20] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 4 p. 85.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 2 p. 447, vol. 3 p. 587.
p. 716: "Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, Earl of Buckingham, Baron Stafford, Count of Perche in Normandy, K.G.; Lord High Constable; Lord High Steward; castellated his manor of Thornbury 1510; b. 3 February 1477-8; executed for High Treason on Tower Hill 17 May 1521."

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2298. volume 3, page 3707. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S47] #688 Collectanea topographica et genealogica (1834-1843), (8 volumes. London: J.B. Nichols, 1834-1843), FHL book 942 B2ct; FHL microfilms 496,953 item 3 a., vol. 2 p. 60.

[S48] William A. Shaw, The Knights of England: A complete record from the earliest times to the present day of the knights of all the orders chivalry in England, Scotland, and Ireland, and of Knights Bachelors (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1906), volume 1, page 141. Hereinafter cited as Knights of England.

[S53] #3945 The Visitations of Yorkshire in the Years 1563 and 1564, Made by William Flower, Esquire, Norroy King of Arms (1881), Flower, William, (Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 16. London: [Harleian Society], 1881), FHL book 942 B4h volume 16; FHL microfilm 162,050 ., vol. 16 p. 243.

[S67] #205 Baronagium Genealogicum, Or, the Pedigrees of the English Peers, Deduced from the Earliest Times, of Which There Are Any Attested Accountes Including, as Well Collateral as Lineal Descents (1764-1784), Segar, Sir William, (6 volumes. [London]: Engraved and printed for the author, [1764-1784].), Volumes 1-4 FHL microfilm 164,680; volume 5 FHL mi., vol. 3 p. 267.

[S77] #33 An Official Genealogical and Heraldic Baronage of England (filmed 1957), Paget, Gerald, (Typescript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), FHL microfilm 170,063-170,067., vol. 2 no. 410.

[S124] #240 Collins's Peerage of England, Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Greatly Augmented, and Continued to the Present Time (1812), Brydges, Sir Egerton,, (9 volumes. London: [T. Bensley], 1812), FHL book 942 D22be., vol. 1 p. 100.

[S260] #1784 The Visitation of Norfolk, Made and Taken by William Hervey, Anno 1563, Enlarged with Another Visitacion [Sic] Made by Clarenceux Cook: with Many Other Descents, and Also the Vissitation [Sic] Made by John Raven, Anno 1613 (1891), Rye, Walter, (The Publications of the Harleian Society: Visitations, volume 32. London: [Harleian Society], 1891), FHL book 942 B4h; FHL microfilm 162,058., vol. 32 p. 164.

[S975] #107 [Clarence edition, 1905] The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: Being a Complete Table of All the Descendants Now Living of Edward III, King of England (Clarence edition, 1905), Ruvigny and Raineval, Melville Amadeus Henry Douglas, (Clarence edition. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905), FHL book 942 D2rpa; FHL microfilm 896,886 item 1., vol. 1 Table 2.

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Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham's Timeline

February 3, 1478
Brecknock Castle, Brecknockshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
February 3, 1495
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales (United Kingdom)
of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, England
September 18, 1501
Penshurst, Kent, England (United Kingdom)
Of, Wilton In Cleveland, Yorkshire, England
May 17, 1521
Age 43
Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England
November 26, 1930
Age 43
November 26, 1930
Age 43