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Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

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Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, KG (4 September 1455[1] 2 November 1483) was an English nobleman known as the namesake of Buckingham's rebellion, a failed but significant collection of uprisings in England and parts of Wales against Richard III of England in October 1483. He was executed without trial for his role in the uprisings. Stafford is also one of the primary suspects in the disappearance (and presumed murder) of Richard's nephews, the Princes in the Tower.

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Henry Stafford
2nd Duke of Buckingham
Coat of Arms of Sir Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, KG
Title held10 July 1460 – 2 November 1483
PredecessorHumphrey Stafford, 1st Duke
SuccessorTitle forfeit
Born4 September 1455
Died2 November 1483(1483-11-02) (aged 28)
Spouse(s)Katherine Woodville
IssueEdward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham
Elizabeth Stafford, Countess of Sussex
Henry Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire
Anne Stafford, Countess of Huntingdon
Humphrey Stafford
FatherHumphrey, Earl of Stafford
MotherMargaret Beaufort, Countess of Stafford

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