Biography of John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford
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Descendants Family Trees:
Edward "Longshanks" I King England
Edward III King England
Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex
Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 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 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys
Kings England: Son of Henry IV 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
On 20 Jun 1389 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 was born to Henry IV King England 1367-1413 and Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394
On 13 Oct 1399 Henry IV King England 1367-1413 was crowned IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster at Westminster Abbey, Westminster by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414.
Robert Braybrooke Bishop London -1404 carried the sacraments and said mass.
The future Henry V King England 1386-1422 carried the Sword Curtana. Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick 1338-1401 and/or John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 carried a sword wrapped in red and bound with golden straps symbolising two-fold mercy. Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland 1341-1408 carried the Lancaster Sword.
Thomas Percy 1st Earl Worcester 1343-1403 carried the Steward's baton. Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 carried a Sword..
Edmund Stafford 5th Earl Stafford 1378-1403 was appointed as Knight of the Bath. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435, John Arundell 1366-1435 and Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 were knighted.
Richard Scrope Archbishop York 1350-1405 attended.
In 1400 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 was appointed 95th Knight Garter: Henry IV
On 09 Apr 1413 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was crowned V King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Thomas Fitzalan Archbishop York, Archbishop Canterbury 1353-1414 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 was appointed as Lord High Steward. Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 was appointed as Lord High Constable .
In 1414 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 was created 1st Duke Bedford (1C 1414), 1st Earl Richmond (6C 1414), 1st Earl Kendal (1C 1414) .
In 1422 Thomas Scales 7th Baron Scales 1397-1460 served as a lieutenant of John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435
On 13 May 1423 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 and Anne Valois-Burgundy Duchess Bedford 1404-1432 were married at Troyes
On 09 Jan 1431 Joan Arc 1412-1431 was tried at Rouen Castle, Rouen. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 and Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick 1425-1446 were present.
In 1433 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 was recreated 1st Duke Bedford (2C 1433). Anne Valois-Burgundy Duchess Bedford 1404-1432 by marriage Duke Bedford (2C 1433).
On 22 Apr 1433 John Duke Bedford and Jacquetta Luxembourg were married at Thérouanne. Jacquetta Luxembourg Duchess Bedford 1415-1472 by marriage Duke Bedford (2C 1433). The marriage caused a rift with Philip "Good" Duke Burgundy, his late wife's brother who regarded the marriage a marriage so soon after his sisters death, some five months, as an insult to her memory.
On 14 Sep 1435 John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 died at Castle of Joyeux Repos, Rouen
Mary Lancaster was born to John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435
Richard Lancaster was born to John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435
Father: Henry IV King England
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
GrandMother: Blanche Plantagenet Duchess Lancaster
Great GrandFather: Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster
Great Great GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester
Great Great GrandMother: Maud Chaworth
Great GrandMother: Isabel Beaumont Duchess Lancaster
Mother: Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster