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Margaret Beaufort

Female 1443 - 1509  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

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

    Family/Spouse: Thomas Stanley. Thomas (son of Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill) was born in 1435; died on 29 Jul 1504 in Lathom, Cheshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

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

Generation: 2

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

    Notes:

    1st Duke of Somerset.

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


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

    Notes:

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

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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Beaufort was born about 1371 (son of John of Gaunt and Catherine de Roet); died on 16 Mar 1410 in Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried in 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 before 28 Sep 1397. Margaret (daughter of Thomas de Holland and Alice Fitz Alan) died on 31 Dec 1439 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

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

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


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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John of Gaunt was born in Mar 1340 in Ghent, Flanders (son of Edward III, King of England and Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England); died on 3 Feb 1399 in Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England; was buried in 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 in Jan 1396 in Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. Catherine (daughter of Payne de Roet) was born about 1350; died on 10 May 1403 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England; was buried in Angel Choir, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Catherine de Roet was born about 1350 (daughter of Payne de Roet); died on 10 May 1403 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England; was buried in Angel Choir, Lincoln Cathedral, 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 about 1371; died on 16 Mar 1410 in Hospital of St.-Catherine-by-the-Tower, London, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    2. Henry Beaufort, Cardinal of England was born about 1374; died on 11 Apr 1447 in Wolvesy Palace, Winchester, Hampshire, England.
    3. Joan Beaufort was born about 1379; died on 13 Nov 1440 in Howden, Yorkshire, England; was buried in 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 on 25 Apr 1397; was buried in 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 after 10 Apr 1364. Alice (daughter of Richard Fitz Alan and Eleanor of Lancaster) died on 17 Mar 1416. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

    Notes:

    Constable of Corfe Castle, along with her husband.

    Children:
    1. 5. Margaret Holand died on 31 Dec 1439 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    2. Eleanor Holland died in Oct 1405.
    3. Eleanor Holland was born on 29 Nov 1384; died after 8 Oct 1413; was buried in Bisham Priory, Berkshire, England.

  5. 12.  Roger Beauchamp was born on 14 Aug 1362 in Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England (son of Roger de Beauchamp); died on 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] [Family Chart]


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

  7. 14.  John Stourton was born in in 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 before Mar 1374. Alice died in 1407. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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