Edward Stafford, the son of Henry Stafford, was born in 1478. In 1485 Henry VIII agreed that the Stafford family should have its title restored. Stafford now became the 3rd Duke of Buckingham.
Stafford now set about rebuilding his family's power in Wales and the West Country. Accused of treason, Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, was executed in 1521.