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John Beaufort

Male Abt 1371 - 1410  (~ 39 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

    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. John Beaufort was born in 1403; died on 27 May 1444 in Winborne, Dorset, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  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. 1. 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.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Edward III, King of England was born on 13 Nov 1312 in Windsor, Berkshire, England (son of Edward II, King of England and Isabella of France, Queen Consort of England); died on 21 Jun 1377 in Sheen Palace, Richmond, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

    Edward married Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England on 24 Jan 1328 in York Cathedral, York, Yorkshire, England. Philippa (daughter of William III of Hainault and Jeanne de Valois) was born about 1314; died on 15 Aug 1359 in Windsor, Berkshire, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England was born about 1314 (daughter of William III of Hainault and Jeanne de Valois); died on 15 Aug 1359 in Windsor, Berkshire, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    Children:
    1. Edward of Woodstock was born on 15 Jun 1330 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England; died on 8 Jun 1376 in Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    2. Lionel of Antwerp was born on 29 Nov 1338 in Antwerp, Brabant, Flanders; died on 17 Oct 1368 in Alba, Piedmont, Italy; was buried in Austin Friars, Clare, Suffolk, England.
    3. 2. John of Gaunt was born in Mar 1340 in Ghent, Flanders; died on 3 Feb 1399 in Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England; was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England.
    4. Edmund of Langley was born on 5 Jun 1341 in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England; died on 1 Aug 1402 in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, England; was buried in Church of the Dominicans, Langley, Hertfordshire, England.
    5. Thomas of Woodstock was born on 7 Jan 1355 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England; died on 8 Sep 1397 in Calais, France; was buried in Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England.

  3. 6.  Payne de Roet

    Notes:

    Also called Gilles. Also called Paonet de Roet, de Ruet, de Roelt.

    "[A] knight of Hainault who travelled to England in the service of Philippa, queen of Edward III, and subsequently rose to be Guyenne king of arms." [Oxford Dictionary of National Biography]

    Children:
    1. Philippa de Roet died before 7 Nov 1387.
    2. 3. Catherine 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Edward II, King of England was born on 25 Apr 1284 in Caenarfon, Gwynedd, Wales (son of Edward I, King of England and Eleanor of Castile, Queen Consort of England); died on 21 Sep 1327 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England; was buried in Abbey of St. Peter, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 22 Sep 1327, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England

    Notes:

    Widely held to have died 21 (or 22) Sep 1327 in Berkeley Castle, but Ian Mortimer has presented arguments to the contrary that seem to us not easily dismissed.

    Edward married Isabella of France, Queen Consort of England on 25 Jan 1308 in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, France. Isabella (daughter of Philippe IV "the Fair", King of France; King of Navarre and Joan of Navarre, Queen of Navarre; Queen Consort of France) was born in 1292 in Boulogne, France; died on 22 Aug 1358 in Hertford Castle, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England; was buried in Church of the Grey Friars, London, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Isabella of France, Queen Consort of England was born in 1292 in Boulogne, France (daughter of Philippe IV "the Fair", King of France; King of Navarre and Joan of Navarre, Queen of Navarre; Queen Consort of France); died on 22 Aug 1358 in Hertford Castle, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England; was buried in Church of the Grey Friars, London, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Edward III, King of England was born on 13 Nov 1312 in Windsor, Berkshire, England; died on 21 Jun 1377 in Sheen Palace, Richmond, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    2. Joan, Queen Consort of Scotland was born on 5 Jul 1321 in Tower of London, London, England; died on 7 Sep 1362; was buried in Church of the Grey Friars, London, England.

  3. 10.  William III of Hainault was born about 1286 (son of John II of Hainault and Philippa of Luxembourg); died on 7 Jun 1337 in Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France; was buried in Church of the Franciscans, Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland.

    William married Jeanne de Valois on 19 May 1305 in Chauny, Aisne, France. Jeanne (daughter of Charles of France and Margaret of Anjou) was born about 1294; died on 7 Mar 1342 in Fontenelles, Burgundy, France; was buried in Abbey of Fontenelles, Burgundy, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Jeanne de Valois was born about 1294 (daughter of Charles of France and Margaret of Anjou); died on 7 Mar 1342 in Fontenelles, Burgundy, France; was buried in Abbey of Fontenelles, Burgundy, France.

    Notes:

    As a widow she became abbess of Fontenelles.

    Children:
    1. Margareta of Hainault was born on 24 Jun 1310; died on 23 Jun 1356 in Le Quesnoy, Nord, France.
    2. Johanna of Holland and Hainault was born about 1312; died in 1374.
    3. 5. Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England was born about 1314; died on 15 Aug 1359 in Windsor, Berkshire, England; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.