Biography of Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick

Timeline

On 21 Mar 1425 Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick was born to Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick and Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester.

English Coronation of Henry VI

On 06 Nov 1429 Henry VI King England, II King France was crowned VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Cardinal Henry Beaufort at Westminster Abbey. Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick carried the child King. John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk attended. John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont was knighted. .

Trial of Joan of Arc

On 09 Jan 1431 Joan Arc was tried at Rouen Castle, Rouen. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford and Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick were present. .

In 1434 Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick and Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick were married at Titchfield Abbey.

On 30 Apr 1439 Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick succeeded 14th Earl Warwick (1C 1088), 6th Baron Burghesh (2C 1330). Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick by marriage Earl Warwick (1C 1088).

On 04 Feb 1443 Anne Beauchamp 15th Countess Warwick was born to Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick and Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick at Cardiff.

In 1445 Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick was created 1st Duke Warwick. Cecily Neville Duchess Warwick by marriage Duke Warwick.

On 11 Jun 1446 Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick died.

The Beauchamp Family, pronounced bee-cham, meaning 'beautiful field(s)', is of French or Norman, origin. Earls of Warwick from 1088. Ultimately the male line ended with Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick whose daughter died young. The inheritance passed, after a legal challenge by her half-sisters, to Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick who had married Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury giving him, unexpectedly, an Earldom, his first of two by which he became "Kingmaker", attracting the enmity of Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke Somerset, his half-brother-in-law who believed he was entitled to a share of the inheritance. The enmity was one of the causes of the Wars of the Roses.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Beauchamp

Descendants Family Trees:

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, King Deheubarth

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

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

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 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

Ancestry

Father: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick

GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick

Great GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick

Great Great GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

Great Great Great GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn Countess Warwick

Great Great GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick

Great Great Great GrandFather: Roger Tosny

Great Great Great GrandMother: Alice Bohun

Great GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick

Great Great GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore

Great Great Great GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes

Great Great GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville

Great Great Great GrandFather: Piers Geneville

Great Great Great GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan

GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick

Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Groby

Great Great GrandFather: Henry Ferrers 2nd Baron Ferrers Groby

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby

Great Great Great GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby

Great Great GrandMother: Isabel Verdun Baroness Ferrers Groby

Great Great Great GrandFather: Theobald Verdun 2nd Lord Verdun

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Clare Lady Verdun

Great GrandMother: Margaret Umfraville Baroness Ferrers Groby

Mother: Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester

GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester

Great GrandFather: Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh

Great Great GrandFather: Edward Despencer

Great Great Great GrandFather: Hugh "Younger" Despencer

Great Great Great GrandMother: Eleanor Clare Baroness Zouche Mortimer

Great Great GrandMother: Anne Ferrers

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Ferrers 1st Baron Ferrers Groby

Great Great Great GrandMother: Ellen or Margaret Segrave Baroness Ferrers Groby

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Burghesh Countess Kildare

Great Great GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh

Great Great Great GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh

Great Great Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh

Great Great GrandMother: Cecily Weyland Baroness Burghesh

GrandMother: Constance York Countess Gloucester

Great GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York

Great Great GrandFather: Edward III King England

Great Great Great GrandFather: Edward II King England

Great Great Great GrandMother: Isabella Capet Queen Consort England

Great Great GrandMother: Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England

Great Great Great GrandFather: William Hainault I Count Hainault, III Count Avesnes, III Count Holland, II Count Zeeland

Great Great Great GrandMother: Joan Valois Count Zeeland, Count Holland, Count Avesnes, Count Hainault

Great GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York

Great Great GrandFather: Peter "Cruel" I King Castile

Great Great Great GrandFather: Alfonso "Avenger" XI King Castile

Great Great Great GrandMother: Constanza Manuel Queen Consort Castile

Great Great GrandMother: Maria Padilla

Great Great Great GrandFather: Juan García Padilla 1st Lord Villagera

Great Great Great GrandMother: María González Henestrosa Lady Villagera