Biography of John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou aka Plantagenet

Maternal Family Tree: Aoife NI Diarmait Macmurrough Countess Pembroke

Descendants Family Trees:

Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Edward III King England

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 17 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 9 Grand Son of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 7 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 3 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Timeline

In 1403 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was born to John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset and Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence

On 25 Mar 1404 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was baptised

Around 29 Jul 1418 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset succeeded 3rd Earl Somerset (2C 1397)

In 1419 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset fought in his cousin Henry V King England campaigns in France

Before 23 Mar 1421 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset accompanied the King's younger brother Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence to the fighting in Anjou

Battle of Baugé

On 23 Mar 1421 the Charles "Victorious" VII King France and Scottish army heavily defeated the English army at the Battle of Baugé.On the French side Étienne Vignolles fought.On the Scottish side John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan and John Stewart 1st Count Évreux fought. William Douglas was killed.
On the English side John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset, Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter, Thomas Beaufort Count Perche and John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter were captured.
Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence, John Lumley, John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville, Walter Fitzwalter 7th Baron Fitzwalter, John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley and his son William Ros, and Gilbert V Umfraville were killed.

In 1438 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was released

In 1439 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset were married. Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset by marriage Earl Somerset (2C 1397)

Around 1440 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed as Admiral of the Sea

In 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed 156th Knight Garter: Henry VI

On Apr 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was appointed as Lieutenant Aquitaine

On 31 May 1443 Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset and Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset at Bletsoe Castle

Before 20 Jun 1443 Tacine Beaufort Baroness Grey Wilton was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset

On Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset led 7000 men to Cherbourg at Cherbourg

On 28 Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset was created 1st Duke Somerset (1C 1443), 1st Earl Kendal (2C 1443). Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset by marriage Duke Somerset (1C 1443).

After Dec 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset returned to England after a pointless campaign

Around 1444 John Beaufort was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset

On 27 May 1444 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset suicide (possibly).

Ancestry

Father: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster

Great GrandFather: Edward III King England

Great Great GrandFather: Edward II King England

Great Great GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

Great Great GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault

Great Great GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland

GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

Great GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

Mother: Margaret Holland Duchess Clarence

GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent

Great GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent

Great Great GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Zouche Baroness Holland

Great GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales

Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent

Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Wake Countess Kent

GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan Countess Kent

Great GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel

Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

Great GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel

Great Great GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester

Great Great GrandMother: Maud Chaworth