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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Henry Stafford

Henry Stafford[1]

Male - 1471

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  • Name Henry Stafford 
    Lancastrian
    Lancastrian
    Arms of Stafford
    Arms of Stafford
    Gender Male 
    Military 29 Mar 1461  Towton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Battle of Towton (Yorkist victory) 
    Died 4 Oct 1471  Woking, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Died of wounds suffered at the Battle of Barnet, 14 Apr 1471. Stafford allied himself with Edward at Barnet.
    Person ID I10797  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 

    Father Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Birmingham, KG,   b. 15 Aug 1402, Stafford, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1460, Northampton, Northamptonshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anne Neville, Duchess Buckingham 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F4651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby,   b. 31 May 1443, Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1509, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1458  Maxstoke Castle, Maxstoke, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Married 1461  [3
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F2967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1458 - Maxstoke Castle, Maxstoke, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Battle of Towton (Yorkist victory) - 29 Mar 1461 - Towton, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1471 - Woking, Surrey Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL.htm#HenryStafforddied1471.

    2. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 125.

    3. [S165] The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2014), 261.

    4. [S37] Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses, Sarah Gristwood, (New York: Basic Books, 2013), 51.