Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham was born on 4th September 1454 A.D. and died #onthisday 2nd November 1483 A.D.

He was an English nobleman known as by his namesake of the Buckingham’s rebellion which was a failed collection of uprising in the parts of Wales against Richard III in October 1483 A.D.

Henry was seen as one of the prime suspects and disappearance of the presumed murder of the Princes in the Tower. Whilst the death of Edward IV in 1483 A.D. Buckingham allied himself to the King’s younger brother Richard, helping him become Richard III. He became disappointed with Richard, so Buckingham joined Henry Tudors and the Tudors mother Margaret Beaufort, leading an unsuccesful rebellion in their name.

On 2nd of November 1483 A.D. he was beheaded in Salisbury market-place.

 

 

 

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