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John Beaufort

Male 1403 - 1444  (41 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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]

    Children:
    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: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  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. 1. John Beaufort was born 1403; died 27 May 1444, Winborne, Dorset, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  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. 2. 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. 6.  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. 7.  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. 3. Margaret Holand died 31 Dec 1439, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; was buried , Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England.
    2. Eleanor Holland died Oct 1405.


Generation: 4

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

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


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

  3. 10.  Payne de Roet was born Abt 1310; died 1380, Ghent, Flanders.
    Children:
    1. Philippa de Roet was born Abt 1346; died Aft 18 Jun 1387.
    2. 5. Catherine de Roet was born Abt 1350; died 10 May 1403, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England; was buried , Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

  4. 12.  Thomas de Holand (son of Robert de Holand and Maud la Zouche); died 26 Dec 1360, Normandy, France; was buried , Church of the Grey Friars, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 28 Dec 1360, Normandy, France

    Notes:

    Earl of Kent. "[A]n original Knight of the Garter, took the Comte d'Eu prisoner at the capture of Caen, fought at Crécy 1346 in the Black Prince's division, royal lieutenant in Brittany and later in Normandy, summoned to Parliament 1360 in right of his wife as Earl of Kent." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Thomas married Joan of Kent 1340. Joan (daughter of Edmund of Woodstock and Margaret Wake) was born Abt 1328; died 8 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England; was buried , Church of the Grey Friars, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  5. 13.  Joan of Kent was born Abt 1328 (daughter of Edmund of Woodstock and Margaret Wake); died 8 Aug 1385, Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England; was buried , Church of the Grey Friars, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

    Notes:

    The "Fair Maid of Kent."

    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas de Holland was born Between 1350 and 1351; died 25 Apr 1397; was buried , Bourne Abbey, Lincolnshire, England.

  6. 14.  Richard Fitz Alan was born Abt 1313, of Arundel, Sussex, England (son of Edmund Fitz Alan and Alice de Warenne); died 24 Jan 1376, Arundel, Sussex, England; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England.

    Notes:

    "Steward of Scotland, 1326-1336; Justice of North Wales, 1334-1376; Sheriff of Carnarvonshire 1339-1343, 1346-1347; Admiral of the West, 1340-1341 and 1345-1347; Sheriff of Shropshire, 1345-1376; commanded the 2nd division at the battle of Crécy, 26 Aug 1346, and was at the fall of Calais, 1347; assumed the title of Earl of Surrey, 1361, upon the death of his maternal aunt, Joan, widow of John de Warenne, Earl of Surrey." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    Called "Copped Hat."

    A pair of memorial effigies depicting Richard Fitz Alan and his second wife Eleanor of Lancaster can be seen at Chichester Cathedral. They lie side by side, a lion at his feet and a dog at hers. In a note of tenderness that makes one wonder if the sculptor knew the couple, he has his right hand ungloved, and her right hand rests lightly upon his.

    These effigies were celebrated in 1956 by Philip Larkin in his poem "An Arundel Tomb," the last lines of which are quoted on Larkin's own Poet's Corner memorial stone in Westminster Abbey.

    Richard married Eleanor of Lancaster 5 Apr 1345. Eleanor (daughter of Henry of Lancaster and Maud de Chaworth) was born Abt 1318; died 11 Jan 1372, Arundel, Sussex, England; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England. [Group Sheet]


  7. 15.  Eleanor of Lancaster was born Abt 1318 (daughter of Henry of Lancaster and Maud de Chaworth); died 11 Jan 1372, Arundel, Sussex, England; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England.
    Children:
    1. Joan Fitz Alan died 17 Apr 1419.
    2. 7. Alice Fitz Alan died 17 Mar 1416.
    3. John de Arundel died 15 Dec 1379, In the Irish Sea; was buried , Lewes Priory, Sussex, England.
    4. Richard de Arundel was born 1346; died 21 Sep 1397, Cheapside, London, England; was buried , Church of the Austin Friars, London, England.