Biography of Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset

Family Trees

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Descendants Family Trees:

Edward III King England


Kings Wessex: Great x 18 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 2 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 8 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 4 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France


In 1439 Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 was born to Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset 1406-1455 and Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset 1408-1468

On 15 May 1464 Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 succeeded 4th Duke Somerset (2C 1448)

Battle of Tewkesbury

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury.
His brother Richard, Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick 1435-1503, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485, George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny 1440-1492, John Savage 1422-1495, John Savage 1444-1544, Thomas St Leger 1440-1483, John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490, Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 fought. William Brandon 1425-1491, George Browne 1440-1483, Ralph Hastings -1495, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503, James Tyrrell 1455-1502, Roger Kynaston 1433-1495 were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 commanded.
Margaret of Anjou was captured.Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471 was killed.
John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon 1435-1471, John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 and John Beaufort 1441-1471 were killed. Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset 1439-1471 and Hugh Courtenay 1427-1471 were beheaded after the battle.
On 06 May 1471 Gervase Clifton 1405-1471 was beheaded at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire after the Battle of Tewkesbury.


Father: Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset

GrandFather: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset

Great GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

Great Great GrandFather: Edward III King England

Great Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

Great GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

GrandMother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence

Mother: Eleanor Beauchamp Duchess Somerset