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Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Facts and Events
Name Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham
Alt Name Earl of Stafford
Gender Male
Birth? 15 Aug 1402 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Marriage bef 18 Oct 1424 Raby, Durham, England(her 1st husband; 6 sons & 3 daus)
to Anne Neville, Duchess of Buckingham
Death[3] 10 Jul 1460 Northampton, Northamptonshire, England Combatant of Northampton (1460)
Residence? Staffordshire, England
Ancestral File Number 8HRH-KN
Alt Death[2] 10 Jul 1460 Hardingstone Fields, Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England
Burial[3] Northampton, Northamptonshire, EnglandGreyfriars Monastery


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Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham KG (15 August 1402 – 10 July 1460), an English nobleman, great grandson of King Edward III on his mother's side, was best known as a military commander in the Hundred Years' War and in the Wars of the Roses.


A zealous Lancastrian.

He, and his wife, received papal indults for plenary remission and to choose their own confessor, 1442; they both received an indult for a portable altar, 1443.

Died testate [PCC:Stokton].

Property

  • Lord of Tonbridge, Kent {Tonbridge, Kent, England}.
  • Lord of Caus, Shropshire
  • Acquired the castle of Maxstoke, Warwickshire, 1437.
  • Granted the castle and manor of Penshurst, Kent, 1447.

Offices

  • [P.C.] Privy Councillor, 1424.
  • Lieutenant-General of Normandy, 1430-1432.
  • Seneschal of Halton, 1439.
  • Captain of Calais and Lieutenant of the Marches, 1442-1451.
  • Ambassador to France, 1446.
  • Warden of the Cinque Ports.
  • Constable of Dover and Queenborough Castles.

Honors

  • Knighted, 1421.
  • [K.G.] Knight of the Order of the Garter, 1429.

Titles

  • Succeeded father in 1403 as Earl of Stafford, title created 1350/1351, and Lord Stafford, title by writ 1298/1299.
  • Considered as Earl of Buckingham, in right of his mother, shortly after her death in 1438, when he was allowed the arrears of the 3rd penny of Buckinghamshire: see 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 2 p. 388; vol. 6 p. 476-477 fn. h.
  • Created Count of Perche in Normandy, 1431.
  • Created Duke of Buckingham, 1444.
Peerage of England
William Stafford

1375-1395
his uncle

Edmund Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford

1395-1403
his father

Earl of Stafford

1403-1460

Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

1460-1483
forfeit 1483
his grandson

Restored 1485
Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham

1485-1521
his great-grandson

New Creation
1444
Duke of Buckingham
1444-1460



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References
  1.   Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2. Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), vol. 2 p. 62 fn. f, 389.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cokayne, George Edward, and Vicary Gibbs; et al. The complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant [2nd ed.]. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910-59), 2:388-389.
  4.   Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet ancestry : a study in colonial and medieval families. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, c2004), p. 16 BEAUFORT:10.ix, p. 164 GURDON:6.
  5.   Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.