On this date in our family history . . . the 22nd day of May . . . in the year 1455 . . . at least three men who are thought to be great-grandpas of Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) die at St. Albans in England in the first battle of the War of the Roses . . . Edmund Beaufort, a Knight of the Garter, Earl of Dorset, Marquess of Dorset, 2nd Earl of Somerset, and Lieutenant of France, is possibly a 16th great-grandpa to Josephine . . . Henry de Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, may be a 16th great-grandpa to Josephine . . . Humphrey de Stafford,* Earl of Stafford, is believed to be a 15th great-grandpa to Josephine, and son-in-law to Edmund Beaufort . . . and this Josephine is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history timeline . . .
*Some say that Humphrey died this date, while others say that, although he was badly wounded, he did survive the day.