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Margaret Beaufort

Female 1443 - 1509  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Margaret Beaufort was born 31 May 1443, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Beauchamp); died 29 Jun 1509, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

    Notes:

    "[S]trong partisan of the cause of her son King Henry VII, worthy and high-minded, patroness of learning and of the early printed book, founder of St. John's and Christ's College, Cambridge." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Margaret married Thomas Stanley. Thomas (son of Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill) was born 1435; died 29 Jul 1504, Lathom, Cheshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Margaret married Edmund Tudor 1455. Edmund (son of Owen ap Maredudd ap Tudur and Catherine of Valois, Queen Consort of England) was born Abt 1430, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England; died 3 Nov 1456, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Henry VII, King of England was born 28 Jan 1457, Pembroke Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales; died 21 Apr 1509, Richmond, Surrey, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Beaufort was born 1403 (son of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand); died 27 May 1444, Winborne, Dorset, England.

    Notes:

    1st Duke of Somerset.

    John married Margaret Beauchamp. Margaret (daughter of John Beauchamp and Edith Stourton) was born Abt 1410; died Bef 3 Jun 1482. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Margaret Beauchamp was born Abt 1410 (daughter of John Beauchamp and Edith Stourton); died Bef 3 Jun 1482.

    Notes:

    By later marriages she became Duchess of Somerset and Countess of Kendale.

    Children:
    1. 1. Margaret Beaufort was born 31 May 1443, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England; died 29 Jun 1509, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Beaufort was born Abt 1371 (son of John of Gaunt and Catherine de Roet); died 16 Mar 1410, Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.

    Notes:

    1st Earl of Somerset. "[A] crusader, created Earl 1396/7 the day following his legitimation, a Lord appellant against the Duke of Gloucester, Admiral of the Fleet, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports, Chamberlain and Constable of England, Captain of Calais, etc., in favor with King Henry IV, received the forfeited estates of Owen Glendower." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    John married Margaret Holand Bef 28 Sep 1397. Margaret (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan) died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Margaret Holand (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan); died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    Children:
    1. Edmund Beaufort died 22 May 1455.
    2. Joan Beaufort died 15 Jul 1445, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried , Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
    3. 2. John Beaufort was born 1403; died 27 May 1444, Winborne, Dorset, England.

  3. 6.  John Beauchamp was born 1 Aug 1384, of Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (son of Roger Beauchamp and Mary); died 13 Apr 1412.

    John married Edith Stourton Bef 1410. Edith (daughter of John Stourton and Alice) died 13 Jun 1441. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Edith Stourton (daughter of John Stourton and Alice); died 13 Jun 1441.
    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret Beauchamp was born Abt 1410; died Bef 3 Jun 1482.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John of Gaunt was born Mar 1340, Ghent, Flanders (son of Edward III, King of England and Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England); died 3 Feb 1399, Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England; was buried , St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 6 Mar 1340, Ghent, Flanders
    • Alternate death: 3 Feb 1399, Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England

    Notes:

    Duke of Lancaster. 527 other titles. Richest European individual of his day.

    By his first wife, he was a great-great grandfather to Isabelle of Castile; by his second wife, he was a great-grandfather to her. And the parents of the Spanish wife of his retainer Walter Blount were GX3-grandparents to Ferdinand I.

    John married Catherine de Roet Jan 1396, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. Catherine (daughter of Payne de Roet) was born Abt 1350; died 10 May 1403, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England; was buried , Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Catherine de Roet was born Abt 1350 (daughter of Payne de Roet); died 10 May 1403, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England; was buried , Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

    Notes:

    Frequently called Katherine or Catherine Swynford, after her first marriage to Hugh Swynford, even in the context of her subsequent marriage to John of Gaunt.

    Children:
    1. 4. John Beaufort was born Abt 1371; died 16 Mar 1410, Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    2. Joan Beaufort was born Abt 1379; died 13 Nov 1440, Howden, Yorkshire, England; was buried , Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

  3. 10.  Thomas de Holland was born Between 1350 and 1351 (son of Thomas de Holand and Joan of Kent); died 25 Apr 1397; was buried , Bourne Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.

    Notes:

    Earl of Kent. "[F]ought in Spain with the Black Prince and in France and Scotland, Marshal of England 1379-85, ambassador for Richard II, over whom he is said to have exerted an evil influence for his personal gain, had custody of the castles of Calais and of the Tower, hereditary Constable of Corfe Castle." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Thomas married Alice Fitz Alan Aft 10 Apr 1364. Alice (daughter of Richard Fitz Alan and Eleanor of Lancaster) died 17 Mar 1416. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Alice Fitz Alan (daughter of Richard Fitz Alan and Eleanor of Lancaster); died 17 Mar 1416.

    Notes:

    Constable of Corfe Castle, along with her husband.

    Children:
    1. 5. Margaret Holand died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    2. Eleanor Holland died Oct 1405.

  5. 12.  Roger Beauchamp was born 14 Aug 1362, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (son of Roger de Beauchamp); died 13 May 1406.

    Notes:

    Knight of the shire for Bedfordshire, 1399; Sheriff of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, 1401-2.

    Roger married Mary. Mary died Between 1411 and 1415. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Mary died Between 1411 and 1415.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Beauchamp was born 1 Aug 1384, of Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England; died 13 Apr 1412.

  7. 14.  John Stourton was born , of Stourton, Wiltshire, England (son of William Stourton and Joan).

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Preston, Wiltshire, England

    Notes:

    Escheator for Somerset and Dorset, 1377-79; Constable of Corfe Castle, 1380.

    Escheator for Somerset and Wiltshire, or for Dorset and Wiltshire (accounts differ). Constable of Corfe Castle, 1380.

    John married Alice Bef Mar 1374. Alice died 1407. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Alice died 1407.
    Children:
    1. 7. Edith Stourton died 13 Jun 1441.
    2. John Stourton was born , of Preston Plucknett, Somerset, England; died 16 Dec 1438.