Woodville, Katherine (c. 1442–1512)

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Woodville, Katherine (c. 1442–1512)

English royal . Name variations: Duchess of Buckingham, Duchess of Bedford; Catherine Woodville; Catherine Wydeville. Born around 1442; died in 1512; daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st earl Rivers, and Jacquetta of Luxemburg ; sister of Elizabeth Woodville , queen of England (1437–1492); married Henry Stafford (1455–1483), 2nd duke of Buckingham (r. 1460–1483), in 1466 (executed on November 2, 1483); married Jasper Tudor, duke of Bedford, in 1485; married Richard Wingfield; children: (first marriage) Edward Stafford, 3rd duke of Buckingham (1478–1521); Henry Stafford, earl of Wiltshire (c. 1479–1523); Elizabeth Stafford (d. 1532, mistress of Henry VIII).

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