Biography of William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507


On Apr 1438 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 was born to John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (28) and Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483 (38)

On 10 Jul 1460 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) succeeded 2nd Viscount Beaumont

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (32) , George Neville Archbishop York 1432-1476 (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent 1405-1463 (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham 1415-1464 (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498 (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at Northampton, Northamptonshire during the Battle of Northampton. Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (38) was captured. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham 1402-1460 (57) , John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford 1417-1460 (42) , Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont 1422-1460 (37) and John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460 (50) were killed. Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (40) fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and William Norreys 1441-1507 (19) were knighted. Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland -1460 was executed following the battle.

On 29 Mar 1461 at the Battle of Towton those who fought for the Lancaster included William Tailboys 7th Baron Kyme 1415-1464 (46) , John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (60) , William Norreys 1441-1507 (20) , Thomas Grey -1461, Robert Hungerford 3rd Baron Hungerford 1431-1464 (30) , John Talbot 3rd Earl Shrewsbury, 3rd Earl Waterford 1448-1473 (12) , Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles 1428-1470 (33) , Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (56) , James Butler 1st Earl Wiltshire, 5th Earl Ormonde 1420-1461 (40) , John Butler 6th Earl Ormonde 1448-1476 (12) , William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (22) and Thomas Tresham 1420-1471 (41) . Cardinal John Morton 1420-1500 (41) was captured.

On 06 Aug 1462 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (24) and Joan Stafford Viscountess Beaumont were married. Joan Stafford Viscountess Beaumont by marriage Viscount Beaumont.

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (28) commanded at Barnet, Middlesex during the Battle of Barnet supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (21) , Richard III King England 1452-1485 (18) , John Babington 1423-1485 (48) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings 1431-1483 (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings -1495, William Norreys 1441-1507 (30) , William Parr 1434-1483 (37) , John Savage 1422-1495 (49) , Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh 1431-1496 (40) and Thomas Strickland -1494. The Yorkists William Blount -1471, Humphrey Bourchier 1431-1471 (40) , Humphrey Bourchier 1435-1471 (36) and Thomas Parr -1471 were killed. The Lancastrians Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (40) , William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele 1428-1471 (43) and William Tyrrell -1471 were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter 1430-1475 (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford 1425-1471 and John Paston 1444-1504 (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (28) commanded, and John Paston 1442-1479 (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (33) fought.

In 1474 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (35) was imprisoned at Hammes Castle

In 1477 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (38) and Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford -1537 were married. Elizabeth Scrope Countess Oxford -1537 by marriage Viscount Beaumont.

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485 (35)
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (43)
Richard Guildford 1450-1506 (35)
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516 (20)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50)
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525 (36)
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53)
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (47)
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508 (61)
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (50)
Roger Kynaston 1433-1495 (52)
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (38)
William Brandon 1456-1485 (29)
James Harrington 1430-1485 (55)
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (60)
John Sacheverell 1400-1485 (85) , and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486.
William Norreys 1441-1507 (44) , Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517 (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (42) and John Savage 1444-1544 (41) commanded.
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 (35) was knighted.

On 19 Dec 1507 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 (69) died at Wivenhoe, Essex

After 19 Dec 1507 William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507 was buried at Wivenhoe, Essex


Father: John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont 1409-1460

GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 5th Baron Beaumont -1413

1G GrandFather: John Beaumont 4th Baron Beaumont 1361-1396

2G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 3rd Baron Beaumont 1340-1369

3G GrandFather: John Beaumont 2nd Baron Beaumont 1317-1342

4G GrandFather: Henry Beaumont 4th Earl Buchan 1279-1340

4G GrandMother: Alice Comyn Baroness Beaumont

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Plantagenet Countess Arundel, Countess Surrey 1318-1372

4G GrandFather: Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster 1281-1345

4G GrandMother: Maud Chaworth 1282-1322

2G GrandMother: Margaret Vere Baroness Devereux, Baroness Beaumont -1398

3G GrandFather: John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360

4G GrandFather: Alphonse Vere

4G GrandMother: Jane Foliot -1311

3G GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere Countess Oxford 1310-1366

4G GrandFather: Bartholomew Badlesmere 1st Baron Badlesmere 1275-1322

4G GrandMother: Margaret Clare Baroness Badlesmere 1287-1333

1G GrandMother: Katherine Everingham Baroness Beaumont

GrandMother: Elizabeth Willoughby Baroness Beaumont 1384-1428

1G GrandFather: William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1370-1409

2G GrandFather: Robert Willoughby 4th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1349-1396

3G GrandFather: John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1323-1372

4G GrandFather: John Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1303-1349

4G GrandMother: Joan Roscelyn Baroness Willoughby Eresby, Baroness Latimer

2G GrandMother: Margery Zouche Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1339-1391

3G GrandFather: William Zouche 2nd Baron Zouche Harringworth 1321-1382

4G GrandFather: Eudo Zouche 1297-1326

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Ros Baroness Zouche Harringworth

4G GrandFather: William Ros 2nd Baron Ros Helmsley 1285-1343

4G GrandMother: Margery Badlesmere Baroness Ros Helmsley 1308-1363

1G GrandMother: Lucy Strange Baroness Willoughby Eresby

2G GrandFather: Roger Strange 5th Baron Strange Knockin 1326-1382

3G GrandFather: John Strange 3rd Baron Strange Knockin 1305-1349

4G GrandFather: John Strange 2nd Baron Strange Knockin 1282-1312

4G GrandMother: Isolde Chaworth Baroness Strange Knockin

3G GrandMother: Joan Ingham Baroness Strange Knockin

4G GrandFather: Oliver Ingham

2G GrandMother: Aline Fitzalan Baroness Strange Knockin

3G GrandFather: Edmund Fitzalan 9th Earl Arundel 1285-1326

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

3G GrandMother: Alice Warenne Countess Arundel

4G GrandFather: William Warenne -1286

4G GrandMother: Joan Vere

Mother: Katherine Neville Duchess Norfolk 1400-1483

GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425

1G GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby 1337-1388

2G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 2nd Baron Neville Raby 1291-1367

3G GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Baron Neville Raby 1262-1331

4G GrandFather: Robert Neville 1237-1271

3G GrandMother: Euphemia Clavering Baroness Neville Raby 1267-1329

4G GrandFather: Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth 1240-1310

4G GrandMother: Margaret Zouche Baroness Warkworth 1251-1329

2G GrandMother: Alice Audley Baroness Greystoke, Baroness Neville Raby 1304-1374

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley 1267-1347

4G GrandFather: James Audley 1225-1232

4G GrandMother: Ela Longespée

3G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer Baroness Audley Stratton Audley 1270-

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore 1251-1304

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes 1269-

1G GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby

2G GrandFather: Henry Percy 2nd Baron Percy 1299-1352

3G GrandFather: Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy 1273-1314

4G GrandFather: Henry Percy 7th Baron Percy Topcliffe -1272

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Warenne Baroness Percy Topcliffe

3G GrandMother: Eleanor Fitzalan Baroness Percy

4G GrandFather: Richard Fitzalan 8th Earl Arundel 1267-1302

4G GrandMother: Alice Saluzzo Countess Arundel

2G GrandMother: Idonia Clifford Baroness Percy

3G GrandFather: Robert Clifford 1st Baron Clifford 1274-1314

4G GrandFather: Roger Clifford 1243-1282

4G GrandMother: Isabella Vipont

3G GrandMother: Maud Clare Baroness Clifford, Baroness Welles 1276-1327

4G GrandFather: Thomas Clare 1245-1287

4G GrandMother: Juliana Fitzgerald 1266-1300

GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440

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

2G GrandFather: Edward III King England 1312-1377

3G GrandFather: Edward II King England 1284-1327

4G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

4G GrandMother: Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 1241-1290

3G GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England 1295-1358

4G GrandFather: Philip "Fair" IV King France 1268-1314

4G GrandMother: Joan Blois I Queen Navarre 1273-1305

2G GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England 1314-1369

3G GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland 1286-1337

4G GrandFather: John Hainault II Count Hainault, II Count Holland 1247-1304

4G GrandMother: Philippa Luxembourg Count Hainault, Count Holland 1252-1311

3G GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault 1294-1342

4G GrandFather: Charles Valois I Count Valois 1270-1325

4G GrandMother: Margaret Capet Count Valois 1273-1299

1G GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403

2G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380