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Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke Of Buckingham - Accession of Richard III
... Parliament subsequently declared Edward V illegitimate, offering Richard the throne, and he accepted it, becoming Richard III ... Buckingham moved quickly to support Richard's claim ... He was with Richard when they took possession of the young King Edward V at Stony Stratford in April 1483, and he played a major role in the coup d'etat which followed ...
Sir Richard Sutton, 1st Baronet
... Sir Richard Sutton, 1st Baronet (31 July 1733 – 10 January 1802, died aged 68), of Norwood Park in Nottinghamshire was an English Member of Parliament ... He was the son of Sir Robert Sutton and Judith Tichborne ... He and his second wife, Anne, had at least seven children their eldest son was John Sutton, who married Sophia Frances Chaplin, daughter of Charles Chaplin, esq ...
Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke Of Buckingham - Rebellion of 1483
... They originally planned to depose Richard III and place Edward V back on the throne ... Richard eventually put down the rebellion Henry's ships ran into a storm and had to go back to Brittany, and Buckingham's army was greatly troubled by the same storm and deserted when Richard's forces ... Buckingham tried to escape in disguise but was turned in for the bounty Richard had put on his head, and he was convicted of treason and beheaded in ...
George Buck - Scholarly Work
... His major work, his History of the Life and Reign of Richard III, would not be published until 1646 ... copy of the act of Parliament, Titulus Regius, which brought Richard III to the throne ... He found it in the Croyland Chronicle, one of the sources for his History of King Richard III ...
Anne Neville - Death
... The day she died, there was an eclipse, which some took to be an omen of Richard's fall from heavenly grace ... Richard is said to have wept at her funeral ... Nevertheless, rumours circulated that Richard had poisoned her in order to marry his niece Elizabeth of York ...

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