Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford

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Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford

Also Known As: "Darrell"
Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: circa 1474 (28-45)
London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset and Eleanor de Beauchamp, Lady Rokesley
Wife of Sir Humphrey Stafford, Earl Stafford and Sir Richard Darell, Kt.
Mother of Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Margaret Touchet
Sister of Lady Eleanor Butler, Countess of Wiltshire; Lady Joan Frye; Lady Anne Beaufort; Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset; Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset and 3 others
Half sister of Thomas de Ros, 9th Lord de Ros of Helmsley; Richard de Ros and Margaret de Ros

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About Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford

Countess Margaret's son, the 2nd Duke of Buckingham, became "Kingmaker" for putting Richard III of York on the throne of England. However, Buckingham was born a Stafford and a Beaufort, and typical of the times of the War of the Roses, he then plotted to return Henry (Beaufort) Tudor from exile to replace Richard III as king. Five months after Richard III was crowned he executed the Duke of Buckingham for his plot.

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Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
September 4, 1455
Abergavenny, Monmouth, Wales
Hampshire, England
Age 37
London, Middlesex, England