Anne Neville, Duchess of Buckingham

Updated: Apr 28

Anne Neville, Duchess of Buckingham was a daughter to Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland and his second wife Joan Beaufort. She was, among many, a sister to Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (and so an aunt to King Edward IV and Richard III) Anne married twice, first to Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham (who died in 1460 at the Battle of Northampton) with whom she had at least 10 children. Anne and Humphrey's eldest son, another Humphrey predeceased his father and died of the plague in 1458, leaving young Henry Stafford heir to his grandfather's Dukedom and succeeded him as 2nd Duke of Buckingham. Anne's second husband was Walter Blount, Lord Mountjoy, with whom she had no children. Anne died on 20 September 1480, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pleshy, Essex.


Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmorland and his sons and daughter.
Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmorland and her daughters. Anne being one of them.