BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN BEAUFORT 1ST DUKE SOMERSET 1403-1444

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Anjou

Descent French Royalty: 4G Grandson Philip "Bold" III King France

EVENTS

In 1403 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 was born to John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410 (30) and Margaret Holland 1385-1439 (18)

On 25 Mar 1404 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (1) was baptised

Around 29 Jul 1418 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (15) succeeded 3rd Earl Somerset (2C 1397)

In 1419 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (16) fought in his cousin Henry V King England 1386-1422 (32) campaigns in France

Before 23 Mar 1421 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 accompanied the King's younger brother Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 to the fighting in Anjou

On 23 Mar 1421 the French and Scottish army defeated the English army at the Battle of Baugé. On the French side Étienne Vignolles -1443 fought. On the Scottish side John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (40) and John Stewart 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (41) fought. William Douglas 1384-1421 (37) was killed. On the English side John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (18) , Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (44) , Thomas Beaufort Count Perche 1405-1431 (16) and John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter 1395-1447 (26) were captured. Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 (32) , John Lumley 1383-1421 (38) , John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (37) , Walter Fitzwalter 7th Baron Fitzwalter 1400-1421 (21) , John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 (24) and his son William Ros 1397-1421 (24) , and Gilbert V Umfraville -1421 were killed

In 1438 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (35) was released

In 1439 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (36) and Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482 (29) were married

Around 1440 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (37) was appointed as Admiral of the Sea

In 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (40) was appointed 156th Knight Garter: Henry VI

On Apr 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (40) was appointed as Lieutenant Aquitaine

On 31 May 1443 Margaret Beaufort 1443-1509 was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (40) and Margaret Beauchamp 1410-1482 (33) at Bletsoe Castle, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire

Before 20 Jun 1443 Tacine Beaufort 1443- was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444

On Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (40) led 7000 men to Cherbourg at Cherbourg

On 28 Aug 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (40) was created 1st Duke Somerset (1C 1443), 1st Earl Kendal (2C 1443)

After Dec 1443 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 returned to England after a pointless campaign

Around 1444 John Beaufort 1444-1453 was born to John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (41)

On 27 May 1444 John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444 (41) suicide (possibly).

ANCESTRY

Father: John Beaufort 1st Marquess Somerset, 1st Marquess Dorset 1373-1410

GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

1G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

2G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

4G GrandFather: Ferdinand III King Castile, III King Leon 1199-1252

4G GrandMother: Joan Dammartin Count Ponthieu 1220-1279

2G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

3G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305

4G GrandFather: Henry I King Navarre 1244-1274

4G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302

1G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

2G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

3G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304

4G GrandFather: John Hainault I Count Hainault 1218-1257

4G GrandMother: Adelaide Countholland 1230-1284

3G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg 1252-1311

4G GrandFather: Henry "Great" Luxembourg V Count Luxembourg, III Count Namur 1216-1281

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bar 1220-1275

2G GrandMother: Joan Valois 1294-1342

3G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Isabella Barcelona 1248-1271

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1273-1299

4G GrandFather: Charles II King Naples 1254-1309

4G GrandMother: Mary Unknown

GrandMother: Katherine Roet 1350-1403

1G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

Mother: Margaret Holland 1385-1439

GrandFather: Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350-1397

1G GrandFather: Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent 1314-1360

2G GrandFather: Robert Holland 1st Baron Holland 1283-1328

3G GrandFather: Robert de Holand of Upholland

2G GrandMother: Maud Zouche

3G GrandFather: Alan Zouche 1st Baron Zouche Ashby 1267-1314

4G GrandFather: Roger Zouche 1242-1285

4G GrandMother: Ela Longespée 1244-1276

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Segrave

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Segrave 1st Baron Segrave 1238-1295

4G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

1G GrandMother: Joan "Fair Maid of Kent" Plantagenet Princess Wales 1328-1385

2G GrandFather: Edmund Plantagenet 1st Earl Kent 1301-1330

3G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandMother: Margaret Capet 1279-1318

4G GrandFather: Philip "Bold" III King France 1245-1285

4G GrandMother: Maria Reginar 1256-1321

2G GrandMother: Margaret Wake 3rd Baroness Wake Liddell 1300-1349

3G GrandFather: John Wake 1st Baron Wake Liddell 1268-1300

4G GrandFather: Baldwin Wake

4G GrandMother: Hawise Quincy

3G GrandMother: Joan Fiennes -1309

4G GrandFather: William Fiennes 1245-1302

4G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont 1252-1302

GrandMother: Alice Fitzalan 1350-1416

1G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl Arundel, 8th Earl Surrey 1306-1376

2G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

3G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302

4G GrandFather: John Fitzalan 7th Earl Arundel 1246-1272

4G GrandMother: Isabella Mortimer -1291

3G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo

2G GrandMother: Alice Warenne

3G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandFather: John Warenne 6th Earl Surrey 1231-1304

4G GrandMother: Alice Lusignan 1224-1256

3G GrandMother: Joan Vere

4G GrandFather: Robert Vere 5th Earl Oxford 1240-1296

4G GrandMother: Alice Sandford

1G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet 1318-1372

2G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

3G GrandFather: Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet 1st Earl Leicester, 1st Earl Lancaster 1245-1296

4G GrandFather: Henry III King England 1207-1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Provence Queen Consort England 1223-1291

3G GrandMother: Blanche Capet 1248-1302

4G GrandFather: Robert Capet 1216-

4G GrandMother: Matilda Reginar 1224-1288

2G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

3G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1250-1283

4G GrandFather: Patrick Chaworth 1218-1258

3G GrandMother: Isabella Beauchamp 1263-1306

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick 1237-1298

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn 1238-1301